Instructorship in Applied and/or Computational Mathematics

ArbeitsortLausanne, Genfersee Region, Schweiz


The Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of 16,000 people, including over 10,000 students and 3,500 researchers from 120 different countries.

Your mission :
The Institute of Mathematics at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) invites applications for a full-time instructorship in Applied and/or Computational Mathematics .

Main duties and responsibilities include :

Instructors are expected to teach Mathematics courses at all levels. The initial teaching load is light, corresponding to half the teaching load of regular faculty, and gradually progresses to the latter.

Instructors are expected to develop and sustain an excellent independent research program. They are welcome to collaborate and encouraged to interact with members of the Institute, but they maintain full research independence.

Your profile :
Instructors are expected to be able to teach courses in French or English.

The EPFL actively aims to increase the presence of women amongst its employees, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer :
The term of the position is two years, with the possibility of extension for another two years.

EPFL salaries for instructors are highly competitive. In addition, instructors receive a substantial yearly budget for travel expenses and other expenditures.

Start date :
To be discussed

Term of employment :
Fixed-term (CDD)

Duration :
The term of the position is two years, with the possibility of extension for another two years.

For further information, please contact Ms Carole Weissenberger, Secretary of the Institute of Mathematics (carole.weissenberger

Applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, research plan, teaching record, and the names and addresses of at least three references.

Application files should be submitted in PDF format and uploaded via the link below by December 1, 2020 :

Remark :
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered.


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