Faculty Position in Business Analytics

The College of Management of Technology (CDM) at EPFL invites applications for a faculty position in the area of Business Analytics with a focus on Prescriptive Analytics. Preference will be given to candidates at the tenure track level (Assistant Professor).

The CDM seeks outstanding individuals with a strong quantitative background in business analytics, applied probability, optimization, statistics, machine learning or data mining. Successful candidates will have a clear research focus on using data analytics to drive domain-specific decisions in application areas such as:

  • Data-driven decision making
  • Customer analytics and demand forecasting
  • Data analytics in supply chain management

We are searching for applicants who are committed to excellence in research. A doctorate will be required at the starting date. The candidate will be expected to develop an independent and competitive research program in a multidisciplinary environment, supervise own PhD students and engage with researchers in related fields across the EPFL campus. S/he must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and contribute to CDM’s recently created orientation in business analytics.

EPFL 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; name, address and email of 3 references (for a junior position). Complete applications must be submitted by December 15th, 2018 at


Letters of nomination, expressions of interest or inquiries may be addressed confidentially to:
Prof. Ralf Seifert
Chair of the Search Committee
E-mail[email protected]

For additional information, please consult www.epfl.ch, cdm.epfl.ch

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