Institute of Materials, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Position ID:EPFL-IMX-INORGANIC [#7580]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Inorganic Materials
Position Location:Lausanne, Lausanne CH-1015, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01 finished (posted 2016/08/04, finished 2018/04/12)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Institute of Materials, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Faculty Position in Inorganic Materials

at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

The School of Engineering (STI) of EPFL invites applications for a tenure-track assistant position professor in inorganic materials within the Institute of Materials. We seek exceptional individuals who will develop and drive a research program at the forefront of the discipline, who have a strong dedication to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who will be proactive members of a vibrant Materials community.

Top-level applications are invited in all areas related to the design, synthesis, processing and characterization of functional inorganic materials including, but not limited to: materials for energy harvesting, conversion or storage; novel semiconductors; electronic, catalysis or photonic materials as well as materials for information technology or devices.

As a faculty member of the School of Engineering, the successful candidate will be expected to initiate an independent and creative research program and participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Internationally competitive salaries, start-up resources and benefits are offered.

EPFL, with its main campus located in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a dynamically growing and wellfunded institution fostering excellence and diversity. It has a highly international campus at an exceptionally attractive location boasting first-class infrastructure. As a technical university covering essentially the entire palette of engineering and science, EPFL offers a fertile environment for research cooperation between different disciplines. The EPFL environment is multi-lingual and multi-cultural, with English often serving as a common interface .

Applications should include a cover letter with a statement of motivation, curriculum vitae, list of publications and patents, concise statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least five referees. Applications must be uploaded in PDF format to the recruitment web site via the Apply link above.

Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on December 1st, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Enquiries may be addressed to:

Prof. Harm-Anton Klok
Search Committee Chair

For additional information on EPFL, please consult the web sites:,, .

EPFL is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages women to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL
School of Engineering - STI
ELB 114
Station 11
CH - 1015 Lausanne

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