PhD Students

You will find below a listing of open research assistant positions at EPFL, to which you can apply by contacting the relevant professor or laboratory.

Please note, however, that to become a PhD candidate at EPFL and thus to be eligible for any of those positions, you must first apply to, and be admitted, into one of EPFL’s doctoral programmes.

Details on how to do so are at


CDM – PhD Positions in Operations, Economics and Strategy


ENAC – PhD position “Computational mechanics for crack propagation and snow avalanche release” (W/M)

ENAC – PhD position “Computational and constitutive modeling of snow mechanics” (W/M)

ENAC – PhD position in structural engineering and computer vision


SB – PhD position in time-resolved electron microscopy

SB – PhD position on optical trapping in photonic crystal structures

SB – PhD student position in experimental particle physics (LHCb)

SB – Thèse sur le piégeage optique dans des structures cristaux photoniques


STI – PhDs & postdocs in Polymer Interface Science and Nanomedicine

STI – PhD position in data-based control and learning

STI – PhD student position

STI – PhD in Multi-Modal Aerial Robots

STI – PhD position in Coordination Systems

STI – PhD positions in the field of unsteady fluid dynamics

STI – PhD Positions in Machine Learning @ LIONS


SV – PhD student positions at EPFL-Institute for Cancer Research in Lausanne (Switzerland)