Line managers / Unit Administrators

The management of a unit or an EPFL laboratory implies the knowledge and mastery of specific information and processes: recruitment, contractual management of doctoral students, regulations for temporary staff, management of working time and absences…

Find the answers to all these specific needs in the pages below.

You wish to recruit:
a staff member

You wish to know… :
– the contract management process for PhD students – pdf
– the process for managing sickness/accident and long-term absences – pdf
– the outsourced process for the management of consultants (portage salarial Helvetic Payroll – pdf
Temporary Academic Staff regulations
Temporary Non-Academic Staff/Internship regulations
the process for hosting visiting professors and academic guests
– the process for restructuring and closure of units – pdf
the rules for teleworking at EPFL

You wish to understand… :
the salary system
practical information concerning your remuneration
the social security system
the working time and absences management
the expiry and extension of contracts
change of funding source, working hours or unit

You wish to conduct… :
– employee appraisal (2024)  (appraisal, development and objective-setting discussion)
– employee appraisal (Performance  evaluation form ; Goal Setting form)

Do you have a specific question?
Check out our frequently asked questions or consult the list of our HR experts.