Faculty Position in Sustainable Civil Engineering

The School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) is strengthening the synergies between the Civil and the Environmental Engineering Institutes. The Civil Engineering Institute invites applications for a faculty position in Sustainable Civil Engineering. We are seeking talented people who will be able to provide research contributions in a wide spectrum of areas including, fundamental decision-making models and methods, assessing the effects of natural and environmental hazards on infrastructure assets, infrastructure ageing, green construction technologies and materials with emphasis on multi-scale validation, demountable infrastructure assets and risk assessment, sustainable building and infrastructure monitoring and management to maximize their net contribution to environmental and social needs. We expect the above areas to rely heavily on evolving fundamental knowledge along with methodologial development of multidisciplinary research underpinning environmental policies and management practices that embrace sustainability.
In this context, we invite applications for a faculty position at the Tenure Track Assistant Professor level in Civil Engineering.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an innovative and internationally recognized research program leading to an outstanding record of scientific accomplishments. As a faculty member of the Civil Engineering Section, the successful candidate is expected to excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching of core and multidisciplinary subjects of civil and environmental engineering. The candidate is expected to implement a teaching program dealing with the science and technology of topics related to innovation in sustainable civil engineering.

The following documents are requested in PDF format: cover letter including a statement of motivation, curriculum vitae, publications list, concise statements of research and teaching interests (3-5 pages) as well as the names and addresses, including emails, of at least three references (may be contacted at a later stage during the interview process). Applications should be uploaded to the EPFL recruitment web site:


Formal evaluation of the applications will begin on October 1st, 2020 and the search will continue until the position is filled. Further enquiries should be made to:
Prof. Dimitrios Lignos
Chair of the Search Committee
e-mail: [email protected]

For additional information on EPFL, please visit the following resources http://www.epfl.ch or http://enac.epfl.ch

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and a family friendly academic institution that is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.