Engineering and Technology: Engineering, Engineering and Technology: Materials, Physics: Materials
The School of Engineering (STI) of EPFL invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position 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 well-funded 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:
About Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
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