Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology

EPFL is a leading university with strong emphasis on basic sciences, engineering and life sciences. Research within its Institute of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering includes synthetic and biological chemistry, chemical engineering and physical, analytical and theoretical chemistry.

The Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC) at EPFL invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor in chemistry to the study and manipulation of biological systems.

We seek candidates with an outstanding research record, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who will be proactive members of the chemical biology community.

As a faculty member of the School of Basic Sciences, the successful candidate is expected to initiate and develop a creative research and teaching program at the forefront of the discipline.

Significant start-up resources, research budget (including a fixed annual budget for salaries and consumables) and state-of-the-art research infrastructure are available. Salaries and benefits are internationally competitive. We offer a highly international environment that is multi-lingual and multi-cultural.

Applications including cover letter, curriculum vitae, publications list, concise statement of research and teaching interests as well as the names and addresses (including email) of at least three references who are ready to supply their letter upon request should be submitted in PDF format exclusively via the website


by October 15, 2021.

Enquiries regarding the position may be addressed to:
Prof. Nicolai Cramer
Director of the Institute of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering at EPFL
Email: [email protected]
Prof. Christian Heinis
Email: [email protected]

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

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