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Faculty Position in Sustainable Finance

Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
Switzerland (CH)
EPFL offers internationally competitive start-up resources, salaries, and benefits.
Closing date
Dec 2, 2023

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Ph.D. Candidates (Tenure Track, Research)
Government & Institutions
Contract Type

The College of Management of Technology (CDM) at EPFL invites applications for a faculty position in Sustainable Finance. The appointment will be at the Tenure Track level (in exceptional cases, appointments at other ranks might be considered), with an expected start date of summer 2024 (or mutually agreed upon).

We are searching for applicants who are committed to excellence in research. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in finance or economics and a proven research record addressing topics linked to sustainability and aiming at publications in the top journals.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent and competitive research program in a multidisciplinary environment. They will supervise their own Ph.D. students and engage with researchers in related fields across the EPFL campus, particularly within CDM, and from neighboring Leman area institutes via the E4S initiative. They must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The EPFL environment is multilingual and multicultural, with English serving as the common language. EPFL offers internationally competitive salaries, generous research support, significant start-up resources and an outstanding research infrastructure. The new faculty member will be part of CDM’s finance group, which is affiliated to and cooperates with the Swiss Finance Institute – a national center for research, doctoral training, knowledge exchange, and continuing education in the fields of banking and finance.

The application package should include the following documents in pdf format: cover letter including a statement of motivation; curriculum vitae; publication list; research statement; statement of teaching interests; as well as the names and addresses, including emails, of at least three references (or five references for senior positions) who are ready to supply a letter upon request. Review of applications begins on November 20, 2023. Please upload your application in pdf format to the recruitment web site:

Expressions of interest or inquiries may be addressed confidentially to:

Prof. Damir Filipovic

Director of the Swiss Finance Institute at EPFL,

Chair of the Search Committee

Prof. Ruediger Fahlenbrach

Director of the College of Management of Technology,

Co-Chair of the Search Committee


Further information on EPFL and CDM can be found at and

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.




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