Faculty Position in Hydraulics Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Faculty Position in Hydraulics

at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

EPFL's School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC)is currently broadly strengthening its activities in Hydraulics and invites applications for aFaculty position. Appointments at all levels will be considered.

We are seekingcandidates with an outstanding research background in the broad field of Hydraulics and Water Infrastructures in relation to Civil Engineering. Topics of interest include but are not limited to industrial and environmental fluid dynamics, experimental and computational fluid mechanics from small to large scales, river training works and restoration,ecohydraulics, hydraulic energy, turbulence, fluid-structure interaction, water resources, hydraulic structures including in particular hydropower plants and dams, and urban hydraulics. Expertise in experimental methods would be an asset. The successful candidate will have a deep fundamental research background in hydraulics, as well as the potential to develop an innovative and internationally recognized research program leading to an outstanding record of scientific accomplishments.

As a faculty member of the Civil Engineering Section, he/she will excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervise doctoral students.

We offer significant start-up resources and internationally competitive salaries and benefits as well as exceptional experimental and computational facilities.
To apply, please follow the application procedure at


The following documents are requested in PDF format: cover letter including a statement of motivation, curriculum vitae, publications list, statement of research and teaching interests as well as the names and addresses, including emails, of at least three references (may be contacted at a later stage).

Screening will start on February 1st, 2017 and the search will continue until the positionis filled.

Further enquiries should be made to the Chair of the Search Committee:
ProfessorJean-François Molinari
Director of Civil Engineering Institute
School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, EPFL – ENAC
e-mail: searchhydraulics@epfl.ch

For additional information on EPFL, please consult:
http://www.epfl.ch or http://enac.epfl.ch

EPFL aims to increase the presence of women amongst its faculty, and qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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