Faculty Position in Management Science

The College of Management of Technology (CDM) at EPFL invites applications for a faculty position in Management Science. The appointment will be at the Tenure Track level (in exceptional cases, appointments at other ranks might be considered), with an expected start date of summer 2023 (or mutually agreed upon).

Successful candidates have the ability to leverage EPFL’s strengths in management, basic and computer sciences, and engineering. Candidates from all areas of Management Science will be considered. Those with a research agenda focused on sustainability are particularly encouraged to apply. Examples of research areas include, but are not restricted to, sustainable operations management, mechanism design for social good, computational and algorithmic approaches to sustainability, ESG ratings, economics of sustainability, emission tracking or urban transportation and energy systems.

A doctorate will be required at the starting date. The candidate is expected to develop an independent and competitive research program in a multidisciplinary environment. The Faculty member will supervise their own PhD students and engage with researchers in related fields across the EPFL campus and with neighboring Leman area institutes via the Enterprise for Society (E4S) Center. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and contribute to CDM’s new education programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The EPFL environment is multilingual and multicultural, with English serving as the common language. EPFL offers internationally competitive salaries, generous research support, significant start-up resources, an outstanding research infrastructure, and close ties to the Swiss Federal government as well as the international policy hub in Geneva. Academics in Switzerland enjoy many research funding opportunities and an exceptionally high standard of living.

The application package should include the following documents in pdf format: cover letter including a statement of motivation; curriculum vitae; publication list; research statement; statement of teaching interests; as well as the names and addresses, including emails, of at least three references (or five references for senior positions) who are ready to supply a letter upon request. Review of applications begins on 15 November, 2022.

Please send your application package electronically to:


Expressions of interest, nomination letters, or inquiries may be addressed confidentially to:

Prof. Daniel Kuhn
Director of the Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship Institute (CDM)
Chair of the Search Committee
E-mail: [email protected]

Further information on EPFL, CDM, and E4S is available at http://www.epfl.ch, http://cdm.epfl.ch, and https://e4s.center.

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.