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Faculty Position in Computational Neuroscience

School of Life Sciences
Closing Date
WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

Faculty Position in Computational Neuroscience

The School of Life Sciences of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) position in Computational Neuroscience. In exceptional cases, appointment at the level of associate or full professor may also be considered.

The search is broad and covers all areas of computational, theoretical and simulation neuroscience including links to experimental animal and human neuroscience and other big data approaches to neuroscience.


The EPFL is committed to excellence in teaching and research and provides a dynamic environment including the Brain Mind Institute of the School of Life Sciences (?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsv.epfl.ch%2FBMI&module=jobs&id=126421" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://sv.epfl.ch/BMI), the Institute of Mathematics of the School of Basic Sciences (?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsb.epfl.ch%2Fmathematics&module=jobs&id=126421" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://sb.epfl.ch/mathematics), the School of Computer and Communication Sciences (?url=http%3A%2F%2Fic.epfl.ch&module=jobs&id=126421" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://ic.epfl.ch), the Center for Neuroprosthetics (?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcnp.epfl.ch&module=jobs&id=126421" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://cnp.epfl.ch), the Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent and competitive research program in a multidisciplinary environment and engage with researchers in related fields across the EPFL, such as life science, computer science, machine learning, applied mathematics, scientific computing, neuroprosthetics, human brain imaging, psychophysics. The successful candidate is also expected to launch a collaboration with the Blue Brain Project (?url=http%3A%2F%2Fbluebrain.epfl.ch&module=jobs&id=126421" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://bluebrain.epfl.ch) as part of her/his research program.

We offer

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

EPFL intends to increase the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages women to apply. EPFL as an institution strongly favors open access science. Thus commitment to open access and data dissemination will be positively valued.


Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a concise statement of research and teaching interests as well as the names and addresses (including e-mail) of five referees, and should be submitted to:


Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on January 31 st , 2018 .

Enquiries may be addressed to:
Prof. Michael Herzog
Chairman of the Search Committee
Email: bmi-search2epfl.ch

For additional information on EPFL, please consult the web sites www.epfl.ch, sv.epfl.ch

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and a family friendly university.

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