EPFL Life Sciences Early Independent Research Scholar (ELISIR)

From exceptional PhD directly to independent group leader

The ELISIR program is dedicated to fostering the next generation of scientific leaders. We aim to attract outstanding early-career scientists with a proven record of excellence and innovation, directly after their doctorate. As part of the EPFL School of Life Sciences, the ELISIR program provides a unique opportunity for recent PhD graduates to embark on independent research careers.

Program description

More details about the the independent research scholar program.

How to apply

Information about the application process for ELISIR calls and selection criteria.

Current scholars

Find out more about the ELISIR program fellows.

Our supporters

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