Faculty Position in Cancer Genomics

Lausanne, Switzerland (CH)
Significant start-up and research resources. Salaries and benefits are internationally competitive.
May 18 2017
Organization Type

Professorship in Cancer Genomics
at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

The School of Life Sciences of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) invites applications for a faculty position in the general field of Cancer Genomics. This search is part of major initiatives in the Lake Geneva area to promote research in the fields of Cancer, Personalized Health and Computational Biology. We are primarily seeking highly accomplished mid-career candidates for a full professor position, although in exceptional cases more junior candidates will be considered.

The successful candidate will develop an independent and dynamic research program, participate in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise PhD students and postdoctoral fellows. He/She will also actively contribute to the leadership of EPFL’s cancer research institute (ISREC) and EPFL’s involvement in the multi-institutional Swiss Cancer Center Lausanne, which brings together EPFL, the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva and clinical departments of the Hospitals of Lausanne and Geneva.

The successful candidate will join a diverse, highly interactive and interdisciplinary biomedical research community. The School of Life Sciences fosters interactions with other relevant domains at EPFL, such as the Schools of Basic Sciences, Engineering, and Information and Com- munication Technologies.

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

EPFL as an institution strongly favours open access science. Thus, com- mitment to open access and data dissemination will be positively valued.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a contribution-annotated list of publications, a list of 5 key publications, a synopsis of principal accomplishments, a concise future research statement (3 pages max) and teaching interests, the names and addresses (including e-mail) of five referees, and should be submitted to:


Formal evaluation of candidates will begin on October 1st, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Enquiries may be addressed to:
Prof. Freddy Radtke
Chairman of the Search Committee
Email: isrec-search@epfl.ch

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


EPFL is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty,
and strongly encourages women to apply.