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 Policy & Sustainability (PASU)

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

CDM – PhD Positions in Operations, Economics and Strategy




ENAC – Two PhD positions in Pathogen Dynamics in Indoor Air

ENAC – PhD position in Strategic Energy, Climate and Sustainable Environment, EPFL Sion

ENAC – PhD student to investigate the inactivation of viruses by bacterial enzymes

ENAC – PhD position on virus-biofilm interactions in rivers

ENAC – PhD student – Civil/Geotechnical engineer

ENAC – PhD position Systems analysis of scaling wood construction

ENAC – PhD in Polar Atmospheric Science and numerical modeling

ENAC -PhD in Polar Atmospheric Science

ENAC – PhD Position in the Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanic

ENAC – PhD Position in Occupant-Centered Thermal Comfort

ENAC – PhD Student in Intelligent Thermal Energy Networks

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


SB – PhD Probing the exotic properties of filled ices under HP

SB – PhD postition in low-temperature scanning probe microscopy (W/M)


STI – PhD position – Optofluidic NanoBiosensors for Cancer Research

STI – PhD position in Fundamental Thermofluids for Sustainable Cooling

STI – PhD positions on sustainable photopolymer composites

STI – 2 PhD positions in Interfacial Imaging of Water: New Light on Cellular Hydration

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 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




VPA-CP – PhD position in Computational Imaging for Third-HarmonicGeneration Microscopy