Swiss school seeks professor for mechanical engineering institute, including hydro power

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (1/7/13) — Switzerland’s Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) seeks an associate professor in energy within the thermal/fluid sciences including studies in hydropower.

EPFL’s Institute of Mechanical Engineering seeks a faculty member with a particular emphasis on experimental research in thermal and mechanical systems for enhanced hydroelectric power, novel energy storage strategies, or hybrid energy conversion systems. As a faculty member of the School of Engineering, the successful candidate is expected to initiate an independent research program and participate in teaching.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and references, in pdf format to the recruitment Internet site Evaluation of candidates is to begin February 15.

For information, contact Prof. William Curtin, Search Committee Chair, E-mail:; Internet:,,

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