PhD position at the University of Lausanne

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Gianluca Miscione

Aug 8, 2022, 8:34:30 AM8/8/22
to Tobias Mettler

***Apologies for cross-posting***
I’m happy to distribute this job ad for a PhD position in information systems at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP) of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Please forward it to possible candidates and relevant networks.


Gianluca Miscione
University College Dublin




We are pleased to announce that we have a funded PhD position starting January 2023. Located at the beautiful Lake of Geneva, the University of Lausanne is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 students. The position is part of the Information Management research unit headed by Prof. Tobias Mettler. The candidate for this position is expected to conduct her/his Ph.D. thesis within the field of information systems with a focus on e-health or digital government, particularly with a view on generating positive societal impact (#TechForGood).  

Applicants should have the equivalent of a master’s degree in Information Systems, Statistics or Computer Science (preferably with a minor in Management or Public Administration) and have strong skills in data analysis, statistical methods and programming, interest in interdisciplinary research and writing of a PhD. thesis. We are looking for an innovative, accurate, reliable, and persistent person who likes working in a team. Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is required. Proficiency in French and German is an asset.

We offer a pleasant, multicultural, and diversified academic working environment, a close supervision of your doctoral thesis, as well as a multitude of activities and other benefits to discover. Application deadline is September 30, 2022. Please, send your full application (including CV, copies of certificates, motivation letter and publications) in Word or PDF. Only applications through the universities’ job portal will be taken into account. See:

Further information may be obtained from Prof. Tobias Mettler (


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