Openings

Postdoc positions.

LNCE does not have any current opening. However, excellent candidates are always welcome to get in touch as fellowship applications can be discussed.

Candidates should send their CV and contacts of references by email to Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti at [email protected] with email subject “Postdoc position”. Due to time constraint, we will only reply to those who will be further considered for interviews . If you do not hear back within 2 weeks of initial application, please assume that your application is declined.

PhD positions.

Current positions:  Fall 2022, early 2023

LNCE is looking for highly motivated and talented students with a degree in chemistry or materials science.

Areas of interest include colloidal synthesis of nanocrystals, electrocatalysis (CO2 reduction, ammonia synthesis), colloidal atomic layer deposition of oxide layers

Candidates should send their CV and contacts of references by email to Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti at [email protected] with email subject “PhD position”. Due to time constraint, we will only reply to those who will be further considered for interviews (first round online, second round on-site paid by us). If you do not hear back within 2 weeks of initial application, please assume that you application is declined.

Please note that the PhD position requires acceptance in the EPFL Doctoral Program of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, for which you must apply at: phd.epfl.ch/edch.

Master projects:

Students interested in developing their master thesis in LNCE are encouraged to send their CV, copies of transcripts and a cover letter to [email protected] with email subject “Master project”. We will then discuss about the various projects available in the group.

Financial support might be available for international students which are eligible for the following fellowships. Please check those requirements before getting in touch:

NCCR Catalysis Fellowship: https://nccr-catalysis.ch/diversity/fellowships/

EPFL Master Excellence Fellowship: https://www.epfl.ch/education/master/master-excellence-fellowships/

ISIC Master Grant for Foreign Students
The ISIC Master Grant has been created to support  the master work of foreign students at the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC). ISIC Grants amount to CHF 1800 a month for a maximum of 6 months. Interested candidates for a master work at the LNCE under the ISIC Master Grant programm should send an application including letter of motivation, CV, grades transcript and name of referee to Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti at raffaella.buonsanti @epfl.ch. The most promising candidates will be examined by ISIC for an eventual fellowship. Applications have to be send 4 months before the beginning of the practical work.

Internships:

LNCE does not accept internships shorter than 6 months from students outside EPFL. We apologize in advance.