Faculty Position in Digital Infrastructure

The aim of EPFL’s Institute of Civil Engineering is to strengthen computational and integrative approaches, which connect strong domain-specific excellence, with knowledge in data science. EPFL’s School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) invites applications for a Faculty position at the tenure track level (Assistant Professor) in Digital Infrastructure. As a faculty member of the Civil Engineering Section, he/she will excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching and the supervision of doctoral students.

The core areas of interest include (but are not limited to) data-driven methods for civil-infrastructure design, assessment and management, monitoring techniques and novel sensing technologies, smart infrastructure, quantification and propagation of uncertainty, and dynamic digital twins along with methods for their systematic validation.

With its main campus located in Lausanne and its developing antennae in neighboring cantons in Switzerland, EPFL is a growing and well-funded institution fostering excellence and diversity. It offers a fertile environment for research collaboration between disciplines. The EPFL environment is multilingual and multicultural, with English serving as a common interface. EPFL offers internationally competitive start-up resources, salaries, and benefits.

The following documents are requested in PDF format: cover letter including a statement of motivation, curriculum vitae, publications list, statements of teaching interests and research plans, as well as the names and addresses, including emails, of at least three references (contacted for short-listed candidates). Applications should be uploaded to the EPFL recruitment web site:


Formal evaluation of the applications will begin on March 5, 2021 and the search will continue until the position is filled. Further enquiries should be made to:

Prof. Michel Bierlaire
Chair of the Search Committee
e-mail: [email protected]

For additional information on EPFL, please consult:
https://www.epfl.ch or https://enac.epfl.ch

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