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Professor of Experimental Physical or Analytical Chemistry

Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Canton of Vaud (CH)
EPFL offers internationally competitive start-up resources, salaries, and benefits.
Closing date
Oct 14, 2023

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Field of specialization
Education, Engineering
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

EPFL is a leading university with strong emphasis on basic sciences, engineering and life sciences. Research within its Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC) includes synthetic, biological, physical, analytical, and theoretical chemistry as well as chemical engineering. 

ISIC at EPFL invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Experimental Physical or Analytical Chemistry.

Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, the development of methods for characterisation of molecules or materials, potentially in relation to applications in renewable energy conversion and storage, sustainable chemical production, or the development of therapeutics.

We seek candidates with an outstanding research record, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a demonstrated potential for leadership within ISIC and the broader chemistry community.

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 multilingual and multicultural.

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

by October 15, 2023.

Enquiries regarding the position may be addressed to:

Prof. Nicolai Cramer

Director of the Institute of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering at EPFL

Chair of the Search Committee


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. It strongly encourages women to apply.


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