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Professor of Experimental Physical or Analytical Chemistry at the EPFL

Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
Switzerland (CH)
EPFL offers internationally competitive start-up resources, salaries, and benefits.
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Physical
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

The School of Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) at EPFL invites applications for tenure-track assistant professor positions in Experimental Physical or Analytical Chemistry within the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC). 

Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, the development of new methods for characterization of molecules or materials, potentially in relation to applications in renewable energy conversion and storage, sustainable chemical production, or the development of therapeutics. Depending on the research orientation or needs, the laboratories of the chair will be either located at the Lausanne campus or in Sion at the Valais campus of EPFL.

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

EPFL is a leading university with strong emphasis on basic sciences, engineering and life sciences. As a faculty member of the School of Basic Sciences, the successful candidate is expected to initiate and develop a creative research program at the forefront of the discipline.     

Significant start-up resources, research budget and state-of-the-art research infrastructure are available. Salaries and benefits are internationally competitive. We offer a highly international environment that is multi-lingual and multi-cultural.

Applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publications list, concise statement of research and teaching interests, as well as and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least three references who are ready to supply their letter of reference upon request, should be submitted in PDF format exclusively via the website:

by November 30, 2022

Enquiries may be addressed to:

Prof. Nicolai Cramer

Director of the Institute of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering


For additional information on EPFL and ISIC, please consult: or

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and family friendly university. It is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages women to apply.






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