Student Assistant - Unity Development (initially limited to three months)

LocationZurich, Zurich region, Switzerland

Your Mission

Student Assistant - Unity Development (initially limited to three months)

The administrative department Educational Development and Technology (LET) at ETH Zurich is looking for a student interested in developing educational software within the Unity development environment. As part of the rectorate of ETH, LET supports all faculty and staff engaged in the teaching mission of ETH by providing professional development, curriculum development, evaluation, and technical infrastructure services. LET also fosters innovation in teaching and learning through a variety of efforts including educational software development.

Job description

Applicants will experiment with ways of learning physics and other natural sciences through gamification and visualization using the Unity platform. They will also need to implement new features in existing software projects, as well as debug and test (test cases will oftentimes be based on physics concepts). The position is initially limited to three months with the possiblity of extensions.

Your profile

Strong knowledge of Unity and C# is a prerequisite for this position. In addition, applicants should have a solid background in physics. Finally, applicants must be willing to occasionally travel to Luzern to work in the planetarium dome of the Verkehrshaus.

ETH Zurich

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.


We look forward to receiving your online application with a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information, please contact Dr. Gerd Kortemeyer, gerd.kortemeyer [at] let[.]ethz[.]ch (no applications).


In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 46050.