Programme Manager Science & Policy

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

80%-100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The Institute of Science, Technology and Policy  contributes towards increasing the policy relevance of scientific research at ETH Zurich and educates students and future decision-makers at the interface of science, engineering, and policy-making. We seek a Programme Manager for our Continuing Education Programme who also supports the Science-Policy Interface in the Office of Knowledge Transfer and Corporate Relations.

Job description

You will be responsible for

1. Managing the Technology and Public Policy (TPP) Programme

  • coordinating the operations from planning to implementation and quality assurance;
  • organizing the programmes' marketing and administrating its homepage;
  • coordinating the programmes' courses;
  • supporting the lecturers;
  • managing stakeholders (e.g., collaboration with ETH's School for Continuing Education) and advising participants as well as interested persons;
  • handling the programme applications.

2. Supporting the ETH Science-Policy Interface

  • managing the Policy-Fellowships;
  • organizing and hosting events (roundtables, workshops);
  • communication (website, social media).

Your profile
  • You hold a minimum of a Master's degree;
  • You have an interest in and, ideally, experience at the interface of science and policy;
  • You communicate effectively on complex topics;
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English; additional national Swiss languages are a plus;
  • You like to develop and implement your  ideas independently;
  • You are familiar with social media and web content.

Your workplace

Your workplace

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our

Equal Opportunities and Diversity website

to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • Motivation Letter
  • CV
  • Work references and diplomas

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about the institute can be found on our website . Please direct your questions by email to Prof. Tobias Schmidt, (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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