Instructorships in mathematics at EPFL

The School of Basic Sciences at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) invites applications for several full-time instructorships in mathematics, starting from 1 September 2016 or later. The term of the position is two years, with the possibility of extension for another two years. Instructors will be expected to fulfill the standard teaching load of the Mathematics Section and to carry out an independent research program. EPFL salaries for instructors are highly competitive. In addition, instructors receive substantial yearly budget for travel expenses and other expenditures.

Of particular interest are candidates from algebra, algebraic/arithmetic geometry, and statistics but all fields of mathematics are considered. Instructors are expected to be able to teach courses in French and English.

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

The deadline for application is 30 April 2016 and should be submitted via the website:

For further information, please contact:

Ms Valérie Kormann
Secretary of the Mathematics Section

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

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Publication List
Research Plan
Teaching Record
Three References (actual letters acceptable but not required, just names and email addresses help popup)

And anything else requested in the position description.

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Contact and application information
Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Section maths EPFL