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Full Professor of Statistics

Closing Date
WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

The School of Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) at EPFL seeks to appoint a tenured Full Professor in Statistics. We seek outstanding candidates with research interests within core statistical inference and methodology, including but not restricted to computationally intensive inference, large-scale inference, penalised and/or nonparametric inference.


Candidates should hold a PhD and have an excellent record of scientific accomplishments in the field, commensurate with the rank of Full Professor. In addition, commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels is expected. The successful candidate is expected to play an important role in the EPFL’s new MSc in Statistics.

Proficiency in French 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 and Statistics at EPFL benefit from the presence of the Bernoulli Centre for Fundamental Studies on the EPFL campus, and boast a world-class faculty.

As a technical university covering essentially the entire palette of engineering and science, EPFL offers a fertile environment for multi-disciplinary research collaborations. 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 three pages) and teaching interests (one page), and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least five 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: stat-search.2022epfl.ch

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


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