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Past open positions

FuturICT Research Management Associate – ETH Zurich

To support the preparation, coordination, and dissemination of the FuturICT Flagship project (, we are looking for one highly skilled full-time staff member to help with project management, proposal writing, stakeholder liaison and publicity.

The FuturICT Coordination Action (CA) will run for 12 months starting from May 2011. This CA will create a fully specified design of the FuturICT Flagship, an extremely ambitious ten year project aiming to develop Information Communication Technology to simulate social life on our planet at a global scale, and help scientists, policy makers and citizens work towards a more sustainable and resilient society. The project is highly interdisciplinary, with the domains of Computer Science, Complexity Science and the Social Sciences at its core.

The post is at the Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling and Simulation, at ETH Zurich, Switzerland ( and will start in May 2011. The salary for the post will be around 80,000 CHF. To apply, email, attaching one PDF file containing a letter of motivation, your CV and letters of recommendation if available. Applications will be evaluated in the order of arrival, and will be accepted until 15 April 2011 at the latest. 

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