Any School - SNSF PRIMA Post-doctoral Researcher (for women only)



LocationLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

Your Mission

The Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of 16,000 people, including over 10,000 students and 3,500 researchers from 120 different countries.

Any School - SNSF PRIMA Post-doctoral Researcher (for women only)

Context :
SNSF PRIMA Grants are awarded to excellent women researchers from Switzerland and abroad who aspire to obtain a professorship position in Switzerland. The funding covers the salary of the applicant and a contribution to research costs for a duration of 3 to 5 years. As such, these funds contribute to the establishment of an independent team to implement a research project.

Eligibility :
2 to 10 years after the doctoral exam. Minimum 2 years of postdoctoral research activity.

EPFL Opportunity :
As a host institution, EPFL welcomes excellent candidates who wish to apply to this unique career funding scheme, under the following conditions:
  • An EPFL laboratory must be ready to host the candidate for the entire duration of the project
  • Full HR requirements must be fulfilled
  • The Director of Institute and the Dean of the School in which the laboratory is integrated must support the candidate

Internal Process :
For interested candidates, please start by reading the EPFL procedure in detail (available on ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ) and contact as soon as possible a host professor.

EPFL internal deadline for application: October 14th, 2019

Term of employment :
Fixed-term (CDD)


In your application, please refer to
and reference  JobID 44099.