HR Documents and Forms

Ancillary Activities

Arrival and Departure of an Employee

  • Unit Checklist Employee Arrival (French and English) – doc
  • Unit Checklist Employee Departure – (French and English) – doc
  • Employee departure information letter –  pdf

Benefits for EPFL staff

  • Benefits for Staff – pdf

Bonuses

  • Proposal for a Special Bonus for outstanding performance (French) – pdf

CFF / SBB

  • Mobility benefits – pdf (French and English)
  • Professional Travel List – xls

Changes in Funding Source, Working Hours or Unit (past or present changes)

  • Application for a change in Funding Source, Working Hours or Unit (French) – pdf
  • Application for a Base Funded Position – pdf

Curriculum Vitae

  • Curriculum Vitae (English) – doc

Family Allowances

  • Family Allowance Application for EPFL Employees (English) – pdf

Federal Personnel Law

  • Changes to Personnel Law with effect from 1 October 2020 – pdf

Guest Professors: insurance

  • Notice for visiting professors and academic visitors concerning insurance (English) – pdf

Holidays and Timetables

  • Cantonal 2022 public holidays (French) – pdf
  • Holidays & Working time 2022 – pdf

Job descriptions

  • Job description (descriptif du poste) – pdf
  • Guide to creating the job description  – pdf
  • Job description – PhD student – doc
  • Job description – Scientific assistant, Postdoc and Scientific collaborator – doc
  • FAQ Job description – PhD student, Scientific assistant, Postdoc and Scientific collaborator (French) – pdf
  • Job description – Sc. coll. Ambizione – doc
  • Job description – Sc. coll. Prima – doc
  • Job description – Sc. coll. Eccellenza – ERC – doc

Performance Evaluation and Goal Setting Interviews (Annual)

  • Annual Performance Evaluation Interview – doc
  • Goal Setting Interview  – doc
  • Explanation of the interview forms (French) – pdf

Publica

  • Employee/employer contributions for PUBLICA according to age – pdf

Recruitment

  • EPFL Standard Recruitment Process – pdf
    • Publish a job advertisement – link
    • Regular Staff Employment Form – (French) – pdf
    • Regular Staff Employment Form – online application – pdf
    • Proposed interview guidelines – pdf
    • e-learning recruitment training (4 modules) – pdf
    • Evaluation matrix feedback form following Interview – pdf
    • Proposed Reference Check Template – pdf
  • Contract management process for PhD students – pdf
    • Hiring proposal for Doctoral Assistant (French) – pdf
    • Model for determination of PhD salary supplement – xlsx
    • FAQ Contract management process for Phd students – pdf
  • HR Outsourcing process for the management of consultants (Helvetic Payroll) – pdf
    • Helvetic Payroll (HP) hiring proposal – pdf
    • Mission description – pdf
    • FAQ HR Outsourcing process with Helvetic Payroll – pdf
  • Basic guidelines for drafting a job announcement (French) – pdf
  • Temporary Staff Employment Form (French) – pdf
  • Summary of the documents required for the engagement of a new staff member (French) – pdf
  • Guidelines to fill out a “Regular Staff Employment Form” (French) – pdf

Research Student Assistants (SA – Research)

  • Explanatory note concerning assistantship during Master studies – doc

Restructuring and closure of units

  • HR process for restructuring and closure of units – pdf
  • LEX 4.1.2 and annex 1 – link to Polylex
  • Template_Two pager Direction – doc
  • Template_Information meeting slides – pdf
  • Social Plan for the ETH Domain – pdf
  • Template_Job search activity record – xlsx
  • Template_Intermediate work certificate – doc
  • Template_Final work certificate – doc
  • Evaluation questionnaire – google form

Salary

  • Salary information and time management 2022 – pdf
  • Explanation of the Payslip (French) – pdf
  • Payment to natural persons resident in Switzerland and abroad: Payment order C (payment via HR) – doc

Supplements and Salary Scales for Swiss National Science Foundation (FN) Grants

  • Instructions regarding supplements for Doctoral Posts (French) – pdf
  • PhD Student Salary Scale (French) – Annex III – pdf

Tax at Source

  • Tax at Source Tables (French) VD – link
  • Tax at Source Tables (French) NE – link
  • Tax at Source Tables (French) VS – link
  • Tax at Source Tables (French) GE – link
  • Tax at Source Tables (French) FR – link
  • Summary of Tax Rates in all Cantons – link

Teleworking

Work Permits

  • Residence and Work Permits – pdf
  • Bilateral Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons – pdf
  • Bilateral Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons 2nd Phase (French) – pdf
  • Bilateral Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons – Extension to 8 new member countries – pdf
  • Bilateral Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons – Extension to 2 new member countries – pdf