Faculty Position in Financial Data Science at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
The College of Management of Technology (CDM) at EPFL invites applications for a faculty position at the tenure track level (Assistant Professor) in Financial Data Science at the Swiss Finance Institute.
Applicants must possess a PhD in finance, economics, statistics, or a related field by the start of employment. The successful candidates will develop an independent and creative first-rate research program in financial data science. They will participate in and be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Moreover, they will engage with researchers in related fields across the EPFL campus, including computer science and statistics.
EPFL offers internationally competitive salaries, generous research support, significant start-up resources and outstanding research infrastructure. The school provides extensive databases. In addition, research funds for additional database purchases are readily available and collaboration with the Swiss Data Science Center as well as the Center for Digital Trust at EPFL is encouraged. Academics in Switzerland enjoy many research funding opportunities, as well as an exceptionally high standard of living.
The CDM Search Committee invites applications including the following documents in PDF format: cover letter including a statement of motivation; curriculum vitae; publications list; research statement; teaching interest; name, address and email of 3 references.
Review of applications begins as of December 1, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. Please submit your application package electronically at
Letters of nomination, expressions of interest or inquiries may be addressed confidentially to:
Prof. Pierre Collin-Dufresne Chair of the Search Committee
EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and family friendly university. It is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It strongly encourages women to apply.