Two PhD positions in dye-sensitized and perovskite solar cells

LSPM (Laboratory of Photomolecular Science) under the direction of Prof. Anders Hagfeldt is leader in the research and development of dye-sensitized and perovskite solar cells and their applications. Our research directions are to create new material science concepts for further improvement of the solar cell performances and to increase our fundamental understanding of the relations between materials and devices and their opto-electronic properties.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates with background in chemistry, physics and/or material sciences.

  • Candidates must be proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Candidates are expected to demonstrate a high degree of motivation and independence, the ability to interpret results independently, demonstrable interpersonal skills and the aptitude to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Please list 2 referees who have confirmed that they are willing to supply letters of reference upon request.

Start date: as soon as possible.

Work rate: 100%.

Deadline for applications: 30 April. Documents (including motivation letter, CV, transcript of notes, diplomas and if possible reference letters) are to be sent to Prof. Anders Hagfeldt (

Please note that you also have to be accepted in the Doctoral School of EPFL. In parallel to your application to LSPM, you should also apply to a doctoral programme:!farforms.htm?x=edoc