Postdoc positions:

LNCE has one Postdoc opening at this moment. We are looking for an excellent and self-motivated researcher with a degree in Chemistry or Materials Science. The project will focus on synthetic development of inorganic nanomaterials using colloidal chemistry. Previous experience in transmission electron microscopy is desired. Please include a cover letter and a detailed CV.

LNCE supports diversity in science, so candidates from underreppresented groups, including women and other minorities, are particularly encouraged to apply.

If you do not receive a reply within two weeks, please assume that your application has been declined.

PhD positions:

LNCE has one PhD opening at this moment. We are looking for one excellent and self-motivated student with a degree in Chemistry . The project will focus on synthetic development of nanomaterials

Please note that a PhD position requires acceptance in the EPFL Doctoral Program of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, for which you must file an application at: Contact person: Ms. Anne-Lene Odegaard ( Candidates are invited to submit their applications prior to the three yearly deadlines (January 15th, April 30th and September 15th). Candidates will only be considered outside these deadlines under exceptional circumstances. A normal PhD lasts 4 years.

You can contact Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti for a pre-evaluation of your application. If you do not receive a reply within 2 weeks, please assume that you are not encouraged to submit an application to the doctoral school for our laboratory.

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 We will then discuss about the various projects available in the group (i.e. Synthesis of electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction; TEM studies of electrocatalysts and more..)


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