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Why to work with us at Idiap?

Our institute offers competitive salaries and conditions at all levels in a young, high-quality, dynamic, and multicultural research and academic environment, also well connected with the industrial world.

Idiap is located in the town of Martigny in Valais, Switzerland, offering exceptional quality of life, exciting recreational activities, including hiking, climbing and skiing, as well as varied cultural activities. It is within close proximity to Lausanne and Geneva. Although Idiap is located in the French part of Switzerland, English is the official working language.

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Copyright Olivier BruchezMartigny seen from the Bâtiaz castle. Credit: Olivier Bruchez

What are our professional values?

Idiap is an independent, not-for-profit, research institute accredited and funded by the Swiss Federal Government, the State of Valais, and the City of Martigny.

The Institute seeks to maintain a principle of open and multicultural competition on the basis of merit, providing equal opportunity for all candidates. Idiap is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by law.

We value diversity and encourage underrepresented people to apply at Idiap. Women in particular can use our Female fellowship program for researcher.

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