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Faculty Positions in Mathematics

Closing Date
WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

The School of Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) at EPFL seeks to fill two Faculty positions in Mathematics, one at the Full Professor level, and one at any rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor). We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in any field of Pure Mathematics. Candidates with research interests in algebraic structures, and/or geometry/topology, and/or discrete mathematics, are particularly encouraged to apply.


At the tenured (Full or Associate Professor level), we expect world leading profiles in their respective fields. At the Tenure-Track level (Assistant Professor) we expect candidates showing exceptional promise to develop into world leaders. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any particular specialization area.

Candidates should hold a PhD and have an excellent record of scientific accomplishments in the field, commensurate to the rank they are applying to. In addition, commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels is expected.

Proficiency in French teaching is not required, but willingness to learn the language expected.

We offer

EPFL, with its main campus located in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva, is a dynamically growing and well-funded institution fostering excellence and diversity. It has a highly international campus with first-class infrastructure, including high performance computing. Mathematics at EPFL especially benefits from the presence of the Bernoulli Centre for Fundamental Studies on the EPFL campus, and boasts a world class faculty.

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.

Contact and Address

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV with a list of publications, a concise statement of research (maximum 3 pages) and teaching interests (one page), and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least three (for the rank of Assistant Professor) or five (for the rank of Associate or Full Professor) references who have already agreed to supply a letter upon request.

Applications should be uploaded (as PDFs) by November 30, 2022.

Enquiries may be addressed to:
Prof. Victor Panaretos
Director of the Mathematics Institute
& Chair of the Search Committee
at the address: math-search.2022epfl.ch

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and family friendly university. It is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It strongly encourages women to apply.


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