Job Opportunity: Postdoc in History of Science and Technology, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

April 30, 2019


  • Applicants should hold a PhD degree in the humanities or social sciences relevant to research in the history of science and technology.
  • Fluent English; French and/or German an asset.


The Laboratory for the History of Science and Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne invites applications for one full-time postdoc position in the History of Science and Technology. The successful candidate will develop her/his own research project in the history of the mathematical, physical and natural sciences, the history of engineering and/or the history of technology in the modern period (1750 to today). The position is for three years and based in Lausanne, Switzerland.


Applicants should be submitted to [email protected] as a single PDF document including:

  • A cover letter (explaining qualifications, accomplishments in research and teaching, and future research plans)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A writing sample
  • Two references with full contact information

For more information about the position, please contact [email protected] or vist the position posting page