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The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL is a part of the ETH domain. Approximately 500 people work on the sustainable use and protection of the environment and on the handling of natural hazards.

We are a responsible employer to our staff, offering them progressive employment and working conditions.

We actively facilitate reconciliation of work, career and family with a range of measures, including flexible working time and employment models. Live-long learning, both on and off the job, ist an imporant factor of ours, and we actively promotes a continuing process of educatin and career development of employees from all areas of work in the WSL.

WSL is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to establish working conditions suitable for people with diverse backgrounds and characteristics.

You can find out all about our current vacancies here.

We look forward to hearing from you.



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Open positions at WSL can be found here.


Informations on apprenticeships at WSL.


More information about doctorate studies at WSL can be found here.


WSL offers internships in various lines of work.


Fellowships offer external researchers a possibility to collaborate with WSL researchers for a certain period.

Cluster Hires

Cluster hire for a Centre Manager and 3 scientist positions at the Translational Centre Biodiversity Conservation.