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École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Faculty Position in Bioengineering
at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

The Institute of Bioengineering at EPFL is soliciting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor conducting cutting-edge research at the interface of bioengineering and cancer biology. Appointments at other ranks will be exceptionally considered as well. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: synthetic biology, biomolecular engi­neering, organoid and organ/tumor-on-a-chip technology, immune­engineering as well as innovative approaches to detecting, monitor­ing and treating cancer.
Bioengineering at EPFL is well integrated between the School of En­gineering and the School of Life Sciences. Close interactions with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, the University of Lausanne, the Canton of Vaud University Hospital (CHUV), and the Wyss Center in Geneva are possible, and encouraged.
The EPFL is a dynamic science and engineering university fostering excellence and diversity. It is consistently ranked among the top re­search institutions in Europe, and offers a rich international environ­ment with English as the common language. Research is supported by numerous outstanding core facilities including imaging, proteom­ics, bioinformatics, transgenomics, flow cytometry, microfabrica­tion, and biomolecular screening.
Successful candidates are expected to initiate independent, creative research programs and participate in undergraduate and graduate-
level teaching. Internationally competitive salaries, start-up resourc­es and benefits are offered.
Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a concise statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of at least three referees. Applications should be uploaded (as PDF files) to the recruitment web site:
Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on December 1st, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Enquiries may be sent to:
Prof. Matthias P. Lütolf
Search Committee Chair
Email: ibi-search@epfl.ch
For additional information on the EPFL and the Institute of Bioen­gineering, please consult: www.epfl.ch, sti.epfl.ch, sv.epfl.ch and bioengineering.epfl.ch.
EPFL is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages women to apply.

Erschienen in DIE ZEIT vom 01.09.2016
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