Interschool Institute of Bioengineering, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Position Title: Faculty Position in Bioengineering
Position Location:Lausanne, Lausanne CH-1015, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01 finished (posted 2016/08/05, finished 2017/12/10)
Position Description:    

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Faculty Position in Bioengineering

at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

The Institute of Bioengineering at EPFL is soliciting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor conducting cutting-edge research at the interface of bioengineering and cancer biology. Appointments at other ranks will be exceptionally considered as well. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: synthetic biology, biomolecular engineering, organoid and organ/tumor-on-a-chip technology, immune-engineering as well as innovative approaches to detecting, monitoring and treating cancer.

Bioengineering at EPFL is well integrated between the School of Engineering and the School of Life Sciences. Close interactions with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, the University of Lausanne, the Canton of Vaud University Hospital (CHUV), and the Wyss Center in Geneva are possible, and encouraged.

The EPFL is a dynamic science and engineering university fostering excellence and diversity. It is consistently ranked among the top research institutions in Europe, and offers a rich international environment with English as the common language. Research is supported by numerous outstanding core facilities including imaging, proteomics, bioinformatics, transgenomics, flow cytometry, microfabrication, and biomolecular screening.

Successful candidates are expected to initiate independent, creative research programs and participate in undergraduate and graduate-level teaching. Internationally competitive salaries, start-up resources and benefits are offered.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a concise statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least three referees. Applications should be uploaded (as PDF files) 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 sent to:

Prof. Matthias P. Lütolf
Search Committee Chair

For additional information on the EPFL and the Institute of Bioengineering, please consult:,,, .

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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