I have been working at EPFL full-time
Standard academic position. Eventually, it depends on your advisor.
Life in Switzerland is rather expensive.
I applied online. I interviewed at EPFL.
2 round of interview. 1st skype 2nd at EPFL where I had more of a lab visit with the supervisor showing aroun d the labs and labmates. Followed by a discussion about probable topics for phd research.
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