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.

Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences (OST) teaches at Bachelor and Master level, offer further education and services, and conduct applied research and development. OST is at the pulse of life, in the midst of society and in dialogue with teaching, research and business.


Empa’s Structural Engineering Research Laboratory together with the Institute of Construction and Environment (IBU) of OST is offering the position of a

PhD student on development of an innovative system for strengthening of existing road bridges
in the framework of an Innosuisse industry project.
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This PhD thesis will be enrolled at the ETH Zurich and co-supervised by Empa and OST. The main working place will be at Empa in Dübendorf, whereas a further working place will be at OST in Rapperswil. The position is available from 1 March 2022.
For further information about the position please contact Dr Christoph Czaderski christoph.czaderski@empa.ch or Prof. Dr Ivan Markovic ivan.markovic@ost.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s303 and https://www.ibu.hsr.ch/index.php?id=15533&L=3 and Empa-Video

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

Empa, Patricia Nitzsche, Human Resources, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.