Post-doctoral research position in experimental AFM


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne). The successful candidate will participate in a vibrant interdisciplinary environement and be involved in projects on nanomechanics, hybrid photovoltaic devices, nanopores, graphene in various applications.  Many of the projects are performed in broad European collaborations.

1.   Working experience in AFM.                                                                                                      2.   A Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
3.    A good publication record.
4.    Good communication skills.

The position is available immediately for a period of one year and may be renewed up to 4 years.  The starting date is negotiable.  Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The annual salary is in the 75 000 CHF range (55 kEuro). Interested candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, and the names and email addresses of at least three references to Professor László Forró (


Prof. László Forró                                                                                                                                    Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter                                                                                               Station3                                                                                                                                                 Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

8 November 2010