PhD Student in Engineering

Several PhD student positions are available at the chair of Operations, Economics and Strategy (OES) headed by Prof. Thomas A. Weber at the Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship Institute (MTEI) in the College of Management of Technology at the EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland). 

Successful applicants will be highly motivated, excellent students with a background in engineering, applied mathematics, or economics. They should be familiar with optimization and analysis of mathematical models. Information about the type of research pursued is available on the OES website. Proficiency in English is required and applicants must have obtained the equivalent of at least one master’s degree at a first-rate institution. Additional work experience in industry is a plus. Information about the doctoral program (EDMT) at the EPFL College of Management of Technology is available at

Interested candidates are invited to send a curriculum vitae (in pdf) including a brief description of research experience, statement of research interests, and contact information with at least three references by email to by April 10th, 2019 , for pre-screening, prior to the EDMT final application deadline (April 15th). Please indicate EDMT in the subject header of your email.

Successful candidates will be invited to register in the EPFL doctoral school.