Open position: Director of the Idiap Research Institute (100%)

To anticipate the stepping down of its current director in 2020, the Institute is looking for its next director

Under the supervision of Idiap Foundation Council and in collaboration with Idiap teams, the successful candidate will have the following main missions:

• Lead and manage the Institute in order to maintain its scientific reputation and strengthen its impact worldwide, committing to excellence in research, education, and technology transfer

• Identify and foster outstanding potential and visionary ideas, specify strategic guidelines and address issues in current scientific, technological and societal domains

• Initiate independent and creative research programs. As part of our affiliation with EPFL, the successful candidate is expected to be at the level of a full EPFL professor, and will be granted the equivalent academic title and teaching duties.

Learn more about this unique position and the application process with the full job description available: here.