2 Faculty Positions in Neuroscience, EPFL (CH)

The Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) invites applications for two faculty positions at the Tenure Track Assistant Professor level in the Brain Mind Institute of the School of Life Sciences. We seek candidates committed to research in the broad fields of neuroscience, neuroengineering and neurotechnology with interest in brain (dys)function, neurodegeneration, regeneration, stem cells and organoids studied from molecular, genetic, cellular, neural circuit, systems, imaging, computational and/or behavioral perspectives.
The candidates should also demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The new professors will join a dynamic EPFL community that is driven by scientific discovery and technological advances and operate in state-of-the-art labs across EPFL facilities in Lausanne, Geneva, Fribourg and Sion. We anticipate the new faculty members will take advantage of scientific interactions with the School of Life Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Computer and Communication Sciences, Center for Neuroprosthetics, Blue Brain Project, Center for Imaging, Center for Intelligent Systems, Fribourg Translational Neuroscience platform, the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva and their associated hospitals, and the Swiss Rehabilitation Clinic in Sion.  The School of Life Sciences currently has five broad strategic aims: Neuro-X [science, technology, computation], organoid bioengineering, biological data science, structural biology, and environmental biology.

Commitment to open science and data dissemination will be positively valued.

Significant start-up resources, research budget, and state-of-the-art research infrastructure are available. Salaries and benefits are internationally competitive.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, concise statements of research and teaching interests as well as the contact information of at least three references who are ready to supply their letter upon request.

Applications must be submitted to:


Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on 15th December, 2021.

For enquiries regarding the positions, please contact:
Prof. Carl Petersen
Chair of the Search Committee

Additional information may be found by consulting the web sites: www.epfl.chwww.epfl.ch/schools/sv and www.epfl.ch/schools/sv/bmi