The Institute for Learning Sciences and Higher Education (LSE) at ETH Zurich, chaired by Prof. Dr. Manu Kapur, invites applications for up to

2 PhD positions in Learning Sciences and Higher STEM-Education

You are passionate about education and learning in higher education contexts, as well as research on designing for and understanding learning mechanisms across multiple levels: neural, cognitive, affective, social, and cultural. This PhD position is for three years with a start as soon as possible or by arrangement.

Ideally, you hold a Master’s degree in a STEM discipline. You must be able to initiate and thrive in interdisciplinary research projects. Excellent writing and communication skills in English are a must, with language proficiency in German a bonus.

For more information or questions about the position, please email Prof. Dr. Manu Kapur at (no applications).

We look forward to receiving your application by March 1, 2017 via email to Claudia Boschung,, including a letter of motivation, CV, contact information of three academic referees, copies of your university degrees and transcripts, and a writing sample.