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Faculty Position in Economics and Management of Network Industries (Chair Endowed by Swiss Post)

College of Management of Technology (CDM)
Closing Date
WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

The College of Management of Technology (CDM) at EPFL invites applications for a

faculty position in Economics and Management of Network Industries

at the Institute of Technology and Public Policy (ITPP). We are seeking candidates either at the tenure track level (Assistant Professor) or the tenured level (Full Professor, Associate Professor) depending on the candidate’s track record.


Successful candidates will develop an independent and creative first-rate research program, participate and be committed to excellence in teaching (undergraduate, master, PhD and executive levels), supervise PhD students and provide substantive expertise to network industry firms, regulators and policymakers.


The College is seeking an outstanding economist of international stature and experience, able to link theory with practice who has worked extensively across various network industry sectors in matters of organizational transformation and strategy, de- and re-regulation and privatization as well as public service concerns. In particular, it is desired that the successful candidate is able to make a significant contribution to advancing the understanding of the role, challenges and possibilities offered by progress in digital technology and data science in the aforementioned sectors, in his or her research, teaching and work with industry partners. He/she will contribute to the newly formed Center for Digital Trust at EPFL.

We offer

PFL offers internationally competitive salaries, generous research support, significant start-up resources and outstanding research infrastructure. Academics in Switzerland enjoy many research funding opportunities, as well as an exceptionally high standard of living.


The CDM Search Committee invites applications including the following documents in pdf format: cover letter, curriculum vitae including publications list, research statement, teaching interest as well as the names and addresses, including emails, of at least 3 references for junior positions or 5 references for senior positions, to be submitted by July 1st, 2018 at


Letters of nomination, expressions of interest or inquiries may be addressed confidentially to:

Prof. Dominique Foray
Chair of the Search Committee
Email: dominique.forayepfl.ch

Further information on EPFL and CDM can be found at www.epfl.ch and http://cdm.epfl.ch.

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and a family friendly university.
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