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 these positions, you must first apply to, and be admitted, into one of EPFL’s doctoral programs.

See details on PhD application conditions.


CDM – PhD position in Technology & Operations Management (TOM)

CDM – PhD Positions in Operations, Economics and Strategy




ENAC – PhD Position in Occupant-Centered Thermal Comfort

ENAC – PhD Student in Intelligent Thermal Energy Networks

ENAC – PhD in real-time bioaerosol monitoring

ENAC – PhD Student in Physics – Informed Deep Learning for System Condition Monitoring and Prediction

ENAC – PhD Student in Deep Domain Adaptation for Fleet Knowledge Transfer

ENAC – 2 PhD positions in rock-fluid interactions and permeability development in Earth systems

ENAC – PhD student in physics-informed geometric deep learning for hybrid digital twins of building energy systems

ENAC – PhD position to investigate microbial nitrogen cycling in an aquifer in Vietnam

ENAC – PhD position to investigate the product(s) of microbial uranium reduction

ENAC – PhD position to investigate nanoscale transformation of uranium by magnetite


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

SB – PhD in tracking detector R&D for particle physics

SB – PhD position – Diamond nanostructures for UV photonics

SB – PhD in Resonant-cavity spectroscopy of rare-earth magnets

SB – PhD in Material Discovery and Characterization

SB – PhD in Neutron spectroscopy of Quantum Magnets


STI – PhD position in gas turbine blade cooling systems

STI – PhD position in THz electronic devices

STI – PhD position in Diamond-based electronic devices

STI – PhD position in thermal management of GaN electronic devices

STI – PhD position in GaN electronic devices

STI – PhD position in microfluidic drug discovery and protein interaction mapping

STI – PhD position in Advanced Micro-Manufacturing and Educational Sciences

STI – Two PhD positions in Data-Driven Modelling and Control Group

STI – Two PhDs student positions in Interfacial Imaging of Water: New Light on Cellular Hydration

STI – PhDs & postdocs in Polymer Interface Science and Nanomedicine

STI – PhD Positions in Machine Learning @ LIONS