Joint Faculty Position in Computer & Communication Sciences and Life Sciences

The Schools of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC) and Life Sciences (SV) at EPFL invite applications for a faculty position at the intersection of life and computational sciences. We seek candidates who investigate biological systems as inspiration for new computational approaches. The appointment could be either at the assistant professor or tenured levels.

Candidates must have an outstanding academic record, a compelling vision, demonstrated impact, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students.

EPFL attracts top students from all over the world and offers competitive salaries, generous research funding and excellent research infrastructure.

Switzerland has an exceptionally high human development index and consistently ranks highly in quality of life, economic competitiveness, and innovation.

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Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a publication list, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information of at least 3 references (for senior positions, at least 5) who are ready to supply a letter upon request.

Screening will start on January 4, 2022, but applications submitted after this date will also be considered.

Further questions can be addressed to:
George Candea and Wulfram Gerstner
Chairs of the Faculty Recruiting Committee
[email protected]

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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.