Faculty Position in Materials Science and Engineering
The School of Engineering of EPFL invites applications from candidates for the position of tenure-track assistant professor within its Institute of Materials. We seek exceptional individuals who will develop and drive a research program at the forefront of the discipline, who have a strong dedication to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who will be proactive members of a vibrant Materials community.
Top-level applicants in those areas of Materials Science and Engineering that are concerned, in a broad sense, with the following topics are of particular interest:
(i) electrochemistry as applied to the processing, microstructural tailoring or performance of materials
(ii) the processing, microstructural tailoring, characterization or performance of materials having surface functionality, and
(iii) modeling and simulation as relevant to the processing, microstructural development and performance of materials
Start-up resources and state-of-the-art research infrastructure will be available. Salaries and benefits are internationally competitive.
The EPFL, located in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a dynamically growing and well-funded institution fostering excellence and diversity. It has a highly international campus at an exceptionally attractive location boasting first-class infrastructure. As a technical university covering essentially the entire palette of engineering and science, EPFL offers a fertile environment for research cooperation between different disciplines. The EPFL environment is multi-lingual and multi-cultural, with English often serving as a common interface.
Applications should include a cover letter with a statement of motivation, curriculum vitae, list of publications and patents, concise statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least five referees. Applications must be uploaded in PDF format to the recruitment web site: imx-search12.epfl.ch
Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on 1 March 2012.
Enquiries may be addressed to:
Prof. Andreas Mortensen
For additional information on EPFL, please consult the web sites: www.epfl.ch, sti.epfl.ch andimx.epfl.ch
EPFL is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages women to apply.
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