Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Position ID:EPFL-ISIC-PATT [#3442]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lausanne, Lausanne CH-1015, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Chemical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2014/01/15* finished (posted 2013/10/17, finished 2015/09/28, listed until 2014/02/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Faculty Positions in the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering

at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
As part of a major initiative, the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC) at EPFL invites applications for several faculty appointments. Exceptional applicants with expertise in energy-related topics, in particular renewable energy conversion, energy storage and carbon capture/fixation, are especially encouraged to apply. Appointments at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track) are envisioned, but senior faculty levels (Associate/Full) may also be considered.
A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field and an excellent track record of innovative research and leadership are generally required. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and direct a vigorous, independent research program and be committed to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research activities will be based on EPFL’s campus in Sion and teaching activities in Lausanne.
Applications including cover letter, curriculum vitae, publications list, concise statements of research and teaching interests as well as the names and addresses (including email) of five references should be submitted in electronic format via the website by January 15, 2014.
EPFL is consistently evaluated as one of the leading universities in science and engineering in Europe. We offer internationally competitive salaries, start-up resources and benefits. EPFL aims for a strong presence of women amongst its faculty, and qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. More information about EPFL and the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering can be found at: and For additional information about this call for applications, please contact the director of the institute, Prof. Paul Dyson (

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Further Info:
BCH 2402 (Batochime UNIL)
Av. Forel 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

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