Your work consists of supporting the development of EPFL’s robotics community and the Swiss robotics ecosystem in general. This includes working closely with all robotics laboratories and championing their development and promotion, supporting the robotics educational and equal opportunities programs and activities and driving the growth of the Swiss Robotics Community through the implementation of the Innovation Booster in robotics and the Swiss robotics days.

In collaboration with EPFL robotics laboratories, the robotics masters and doctoral programs, the Innovation Booster in robotics, and the Center for Intelligent Systems, you will:
● Streamline technology transfer and promotion efforts by organizing robotics laboratory visits and demonstrations to industry, media and funders.
● Support the development of EPFL’s robotics master’s and doctoral programs, including screening of student applications, communication and equal opportunities aspects.
● Contribute to the organization, management and running of activities of the Innovation Booster (IB)
● Support the expansion of the IB on Robotics program, including through fundraising and networking
● Contribute to the organization of the annual Swiss Robotics Day and other key events in Switzerland, as well as contribute to the establishment of a Swiss Robotics Association

Your profile :
You hold an education degree in robotics and/or have extensive experience in robotics-related activities. You have experience in leading multi-disciplinary projects and acting in a horizontal leadership role. The qualities we are looking for are:

● excellent knowledge of robotics and ability to translate to various audiences
● experience working with or in industry and managing technology transfer aspects
● excellent communication, event organization and presentation skills
● knowledge of trends and challenges in educational programs
● familiarity with Swiss/Worldwide robotics ecosystem
● excellent mastery of written and spoken English (in addition, French and German are an advantage)
● proactiveness and autonomy
● experience in fundraising is an advantage

We offer :
● one-year (renewable) contract
● stimulating and friendly work atmosphere
● participation in cutting edge robotics projects.

Start date :
First quarter 2023

Term of employment :
Fixed-term (CDD)

Work rate :

Duration :
1 year, renewable.
Contact :

Questions can be addressed to Tristan Piguet

Remark :
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered. Files sent by agencies without a mandate will not be taken into account.

Reference :
Job Nb 2778

EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs more than 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of more than 16,000 people, including over 12,000 students and 4,000 researchers from more than 120 different countries.

EPFL hosts a vibrant and world-class robotics community, master’s and doctoral programs and is the leading house for the Innovation Booster in robotics. To support its development and the expansion of the EPFL community and Swiss robotics ecosystem, EPFL is looking for a