EPFL International Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme Switzerland 2016
EPFL fellowships may be held in any scientific discipline within the EPFL. Fellowships are available for researchers in all disciplines that are covered by the research of the EPFL host professors: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Computer Science, Communication Systems (unique in Switzerland), Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Chemical and biological Engineering, Micro Engineering (also at [email protected]âtel), Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Life Sciences and Technologies; complemented by the programs of the College of Management of Technology and the College of Humanity (with the collaboration of other universities). Candidates choose freely their host laboratory and project, in order to maximize their new experience and the advancement in their scientific career.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program.
Scholarship Provider: The Research Commission of the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne, co-funded by Marie Curie
Scholarship can be taken at: The EPFL fellowships can only be carried out in Switzerland, at the EPFL campus in Lausanne, Neuchâtel, Valais or Fribourg.
Citizens of any nationality may apply.
- Applicants must have a PhD degree or have at least four (4) years of full-time equivalent research experience.
- Applicants must fulfill the transnational mobility rules: Incoming applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Switzerland for more than 12 months in the three (3) years immediately prior to the deadline for the submission of proposals.Re-integration applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Switzerland for more than 12 months in the three (3) years immediately prior to the deadline for the submission of proposals, and show at least two (2) years’ of experience in research at the postdoctoral level in any other country, by the time they submit the application.
- Applicants must have arranged a research plan with a host laboratory at the EPFL in advance.
There are no restrictions concerning the age, gender or nationality of the candidates. Candidates with career breaks or variations in the chronological sequence of their career steps are welcome to apply. Exceptions to the above rules are possible for women, e.g. in case of maternity leave, as EPFL has adopted a policy of equal opportunity.
Scholarship Open for International Students:
Citizens of any nationality can apply for these EPFL Fellowships.