Professor in Metabolism

The School of Life Sciences at EPFL invites applications for a faculty position in Metabolism. The appointment will be at the tenure track assistant professor level.

We particularly seek candidates who develop novel integrative technologies or implement quantitative, omic, or data-centric research strategies to study metabolism in the context of human nutrition, health, and disease.

Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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

The successful candidate will be a part of EPFL’s multidisciplinary environment and is expected to perform and coordinate highly interactive research, reaching out and taking advantage of EPFL’s interdisciplinary campus (Schools of Basic Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, and Information and Communication Technologies). Commitment to open science and data dissemination will be positively valued.

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

Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a publication list, and a concise statement of future research agenda and teaching interests, along with the contacts of 3-5 referees who are ready to supply their letter upon request. Applications should be uploaded as PDF files to the recruitment web site:

Screening will start on January 31, 2023, but applications submitted after this date will also be considered.

Questions can be addressed to:

Prof. Kristina Schoonjans
Prof. Bart Deplancke
Co-Chairs of the Faculty Recruiting Committee.
E-mail: [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.