Faculty Position in Operations Research and Mathematics of Decision-Making

EPFL invites applications for a faculty position in Operations Research and Mathematics of Decision-Making at the tenure track level (Assistant Professor). In exceptional cases, appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level may be considered.

Candidates must have a PhD in operations research or a related area. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate, master and PhD courses, develop a strong independent research program at the cutting edge of his/her field in a multidisciplinary environment, supervise graduate students, engage with researchers in related areas across EPFL, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

EPFL embraces fundamental and interdisciplinary research. Specific methodological areas of interest include (but are not limited to) transportation and logistics, discrete optimization and submodularity, continuous optimization, robust optimization, algorithmic game theory, complex systems, control of autonomous systems, optimization of energy systems, healthcare analytics and simulation.

The EPFL environment is multilingual and multicultural, with English serving as a common interface. EPFL offers internationally competitive start-up resources, salaries, and benefits as well as exceptional experimental and computational facilities. Academics in Switzerland enjoy many research funding opportunities, as well as 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; name, address and email of three references.

Review of applications begins as of January 15th, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. Please submit your application package electronically at:


Letters of nomination, expressions of interest or inquiries may be addressed confidentially to:

Prof. Michel Bierlaire
Co-chair of the Search Committee
Email: [email protected]
Prof. Daniel Kuhn
Co-chair of the Search Committee
Email: [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.