Conflicts of interest
188.8.131.52 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
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
|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|
|This directive determines the internal procedure for supporting the candidature of a potential professor funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.|