Director of the College
of Management of Technology (CDM)
at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
EPFL – the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne –
invites applications for the position of Director of the College of
Management of Technology
. With an international reputation for
excellence, EPFL is one of the foremost European institutions
of science and technology. Its campus provides a unique and
vibrant learning and research environment located in the Frenchspeaking
area of Switzerland, on the shore of Lake Geneva.
Reporting to the President as part of EPFL's senior management,
the CDM Director leads the strategic development of the College,
provides vision and leadership for its teaching, research and
outreach activities, and oversees its administration. The CDM
is currently active in 3 main areas: Management of Technology
& Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, and Financial Technology.
It provides engineering and science students with cutting-edge
education in these 3 areas, thereby nurturing the next generation
of innovative business and policy leaders. Furthermore, the
CDM promotes excellence in research and develops world-class
executive education programs.
The successful candidate has an outstanding academic record in
one of the aforementioned 3 areas. Experience in building diverse,
collaborative teams, working with a range of internal and
external partners, developing transversal initiatives, and experience
in fundraising are key assets.
The position offers competitive personal compensation, tenure at
the full professor level, and financial support for the candidate's
research program. The candidate should be willing to act as the
Director of the CDM for at least one term of 4 years and to start
in early 2018.
Please submit a curriculum vitae, a vision statement and the
names of up to five professional references by August 31st, 2017
using the following website:
Inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest can be addressed
Prof. Marc Gruber
EPFL Vice President for Innovation
For more information about EPFL and the CDM, please visit www.epfl.ch
EPFL is committed to expanding the ranks of women on its faculty,
qualified women are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.