Working at Eawag

Attractive working environment

Eawag's research, teaching and consultancy activities help to reconcile the various interests - ecological, economic and social - that are brought to bear on the issue of surface waters. In order to achieve this, the organisation seeks scientists and dedicated specialists who have a desire to work within a dynamic international environment and dedicate themselves to the aims of this world-leading research institute.

As an employer, Eawag is conscious of its responsibilities towards its employees, and is committed to supporting them in their career development. The culture at Eawag is characterised by its open information policy, progressive employment and working conditions, and a cooperative and fair management style. Any form of discrimination amongst our employees - whether based on gender, race or on membership of a particular social or religious group - is not tolerated.

Find out about our current vacancies - we look forward to welcoming you!  Click here to go to the Open positions page

Research environment

Eawag offers its employees attractive terms and conditions in an international work environment.

Find out more

Education and training

Eawag is involved in the education of students at ETH Zurich, EPFL and other universities and higher education establishments. We also offer a number of apprenticeships every year.

Find out more

Employment

Eawag offers its employees attractive terms and conditions in an international work environment.

Find out more

Equal opportunities

People of all age groups and from a diverse range of cultures work at Eawag, and women make up around fifty percent of our workforce.

Find out more

Academic guests

Eawag has guest apartments available for accommodating international academic guests in Dübendorf and Kastanienbaum.

Find out more

Alternative civilian service

Opportunities exist to undertake a civilian service placement at our Institute in lieu of military service.

Find out more