Empa - the place where innovation starts

Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.

The Biomolecules at Surfaces group within the Biointerfaces lab is looking for a PhD student focusing on a detailed understanding of virus material interactions for the design of new materials for water purification. At Empa you will have access to complementary world-class facilities and expertise for materials design and characterization.

PhD student (focusing on virus – material interactions)

Your Mission and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications


Soft Skills

This position (100%) is immediately available and for a period of 3 years.

For further information about the position please contact Dr. Stefan Salentinig, e-mail: stefan.salentinig@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s404 and Empa-Video

We are looking forward to receiving your online application including a cover letter clearly outlining your motivation for this role, CV with publication list and contact information of reference persons, diploma copies with transcripts. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

Empa, Esther Zürcher, Human Resources, Lerchenfeldstrasse 5, 9014 St. Gallen, Switzerland.