[Equal] Open faculty position in Urban Ecology and Sustainable living - EPFL

EqualOpportunity (SL) equal at sl.ethz.ch
Thu Sep 18 06:59:47 CEST 2014

The open position is of high interest to women willing to pursue an academic career.

Faculty position in Urban Ecology and Sustainable Living (http://enac.epfl.ch/page-111446-en.html)

To promote women's leadership in the broad field of urban ecology and sustainable living, EPFL's School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), with the support of La Mobilière Insurance, seeks to hire an outstanding woman as a tenure-track assistant professor or, in exceptional cases, at the associate or full professor level, for a faculty position in this field.

The candidate should embody a holistic vision of urban ecology and/or urban ecosystem services from one or more of a range of approaches including but not limited to: monitoring and bottom-up modeling methods for the environment (e.g. with reference to human mobility and urban micro-climate); urban metabolism and energy/material flow analyses; urban ecology, food urbanism; urban and landscape design; city growth mechanisms and environmental impacts; public spaces and urban well-being. The candidate should be able to conduct project-oriented teaching that links the natural, the built and the social environments towards sustainable urban living systems, at different scales.
The successful candidate will have 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 ENAC School, 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 excellent 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 email addresses) of at least three references.

Screening will start on October 15, 2014 and the search will continue until the position is filled. Further enquiries should be made to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Professor Marilyne Andersen
Dean School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), EPFL
E-mail: marilyne.andersen at epfl.ch<mailto:marilyne.andersen at epfl.ch>

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

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