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Faculty Position in Mathematics

Closing Date
WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

The School of Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) at EPFL seeks to fill a Faculty position in Mathematics at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level.

We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in Discrete Mathematics. We expect candidates showing exceptional promise to develop into world leaders. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any particular specialisation area.

EPFL, with its main campus located in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva, is a dynamically growing and well-funded institution fostering excellence and diversity. It has a highly international campus with first-class infrastructure, including high performance computing.

Mathematics at EPFL especially benefits from the presence of the Bernoulli Centre for Fundamental Studies on the EPFL campus and boasts a world class faculty.

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 multilingual and multicultural, with English often serving as a common interface.


Candidates should hold a PhD and have an excellent record of scientific accomplishments in the field. In addition, commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels is expected.

Proficiency in French teaching is not required, but willingness to learn the language expected.

Contact and Address

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV with a list of publications, a concise statement of research (maximum three pages) and teaching interests (one page), and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least three references who have already agreed to supply a letter upon request.

Applications should be uploaded (as PDFs)
by November 30, 2023 to:

Enquiries may be addressed to:
Prof. Maryna Viazovska
Director of the Mathematics Institute & Chair of the Search Committee

For additional information on EPFL, please consult:
https://www.epfl.ch, https://sb.epfl.ch and https://math.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.


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