Faculty

4.2.0.1 Ordinance on EPF faculty

Ordinance of the ETH Board for professors at the Federal Institutes of Technology 18 September 2003 Hassan Sadeghi
This ordinance is the principal text determining the different titles of faculty members, their rights, duties and tasks. It also determines the principles applicable concerning remuneration and allowances.

4.2.1 Rules concerning EPFL tenure track assistant professors

Rules concerning EPFL Tenure Track Assistant Professors (PATT) 4 May 2004
Status as at 13th April 2018
Hassan Sadeghi

These rules are particularly important since they concern future academic careers. They define in particular the selection criteria applicable to tenure track assistant professors (PATT).

4.2.2 Appointment of associate professor to post of full professor

Appointment of associate professor to post of full professor 4 May 2004, Status as at 13th April 2018 Hassan Sadeghi
These rules specify the process of the appointment of an associate professor to the post of full professor and the evaluation criteria.

4.2.3 Directive concerning participation in the buyback of faculty pension funds

Directive on Contributions to Professor Pension Fund Redemptions 24 May 2004, Status as at 13th April 2018 Hassan Sadeghi

The strict rules applicable to the buyback facilities concerning faculty pension funds contribute directly to the attractiveness and competitiveness of EPFL on a worldwide level.

4.2.4 Directive concerning faculty research leave

Directive concerning faculty research leave 1st March 2007, Status as at 1st January 2017 Hassan Sadeghi

Research leave, more commonly known as sabbatical leave, allows faculty members to supplement their knowledge or acquire new skills necessary in their teaching and research field or in a new domain that has been allocated to them.

4.2.5 Visiting professors

Directive concerning visiting professors and academic guests at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne 22 July 2011, Status as at 13th April 2018 Hassan Sadeghi
Visiting professors, who generally come from abroad, are entitled to special conditions regarding work and allowances.

4.2.6 Professors emeritus

Policy concerning Professors emeritus 9 February 2009, Status as at 13th April 2018 Hassan Sadeghi
This document stipulates EPFL policy concerning professors emeritus, especially with regard to specific activities, remuneration, workplaces, facilities, secretarial services, management of mandates and subsidies, and participation in congresses. It also states the obligations of the professor emeritus.

4.2.7 Professors funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation

Directive concerning professors funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation 11 July 2011, Status as at 1st January 2017 Hassan Sadeghi

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