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February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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Faculty Position in Management Science an Engineering

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468993
Date Posted: 02/17/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Faculty Position in Management Science an Engineering
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lausanne, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Sustainability Metrics & Systems
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The College of Management of Technology (CDM) at EPFL invites applications for a faculty position in Management Science and Engineering, with an emphasis on Sustainability Metrics & Systems. The appointment will be at the Tenure Track level (in exceptional cases, appointments at other ranks might be considered), with an expected start date of September 2022 (or mutually agreed upon).

We are searching for applicants who are committed to excellence in research, teaching and outreach. Successful candidates work at the intersection of management science and engineering, with a strong research agenda that addresses sustainability systems and technologies, performance and cost metrics. They have the ability to leverage EPFL’s strengths in management, basic and computer sciences, and engineering. Examples of research areas include, but are not restricted to, ESG ratings, social cost of carbon, emission tracking, or urban energy systems.

A doctorate will be required at the starting date. The candidate is expected to develop an independent and competitive research program in a multidisciplinary environment. He/she will supervise their own PhD students and engage with researchers in related fields across the EPFL campus, particularly within CDM, and from neighboring Leman area institutes via the E4S initiative. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and contribute to CDM’s new education programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

EPFL offers internationally competitive salaries, generous research support, significant start-up resources, an outstanding research infrastructure, and close ties to the Swiss Federal government as well as the international policy hub in Geneva. Academics in Switzerland enjoy many research funding opportunities and an exceptionally high standard of living.

The application package should include the following documents in pdf format: cover letter including a statement of motivation; curriculum vitae; publication list; research statement; statement of teaching interests; as well as the names and addresses, including emails, of at least three references (or five references for senior positions) who are ready to supply a letter upon request. Review of applications begins on 1 April, 2022. Please send your application package electronically to:

Expressions of interest, nomination letters, or inquiries may be addressed confidentially to:

Prof. Damir Filipovic
Director of the Swiss Finance Institute (CDM)
Chair of the Search Committee

Further information on EPFL and CDM is available at and

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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022