The Institute of Mechanical Engineering is soliciting applications for a faculty position at the level of tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in a broad range of research areas related to mechanical systems.
Of particular interest for this search are applicants with specific technical interest that includes but is not limited to: vibration and structural control, instrumentation and monitoring, distributed sensing, design and mechatronics. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in their chosen technical area.
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. As a technical university covering essentially the entire palette of engineering and science, EPFL offers a fertile environment for research cooperation between different disciplines. EPFL has a highly international environment that 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. Applicants for Assistant Professor should request letters of recommendation to be sent to the committee, while applicants for Associate Professor should provide the names and addresses of at least five potential recommenders. Applications must be uploaded in PDF format to the recruitment web site:
Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on December 1st, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Enquiries may be sent to:
Prof. John Botsis
Search Committee Chair
For additional information on EPFL, please consult the web sites: www.epfl.ch, sti.epfl.ch and igm.epfl.ch.
EPFL is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages women to apply.