Postdoc positions:

LNCE has no Postdoc opening at this moment.

PhD positions:

LNCE has one PhD opening starting from summer 2021. Excellent and self-motivated students with a materials chemistry background and interested to work in nanoparticle synthesis and electron microscopy characterization are encouraged to apply.  The utilization of these nanoparticles as CO2 reduction electrocatalysts is foreseen.

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

You can send your application anytime to Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti for a pre-evaluation. Please note that if you do not receive a reply within 2 weeks, assume that your background is not suitable for the position.

Postdoc positions:

We have one postdoc position open at the moment

LNCE is looking for one highly motivated and talented postdoc with background in inorganic chemistry to work on the development of nanocrystal synthesis.

Candidates should send their CV, short motivation and contacts of references by email Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti .  If you do not receive a reply within 2 weeks, please assume that your profile does not match with our interest.

MSc 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] We will then discuss about the various projects available in the group.


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