University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), UNIL

AGORA Building Manager

University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), UNIL & EPFL

Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

On behalf of CHUV, EPFL and UNIL, we are looking for a Manager for the AGORA Cancer Research Center


The AGORA Cancer Research Center in Lausanne brings together over 300 scientists from the Lausanne and Geneva academic institutions. With access to cutting-edge laboratories, sophisticated analytic platforms and specialized bioengineering labs, diverse researchers including basic, translational and clinical cancer researchers, bio- and immuno-engineers, and computational scientists are actively working to accelerate the development of innovative therapeutic solutions for cancer.


To supervise the functioning of its scientific services and infrastructure, and to implement the decisions of the Scientific Committee, the AGORA Cancer Center Lausanne is recruiting a:

AGORA Building Manager

The major tasks will include:

  • Head of Research Infrastructure for AGORA
  • Lead the implementation and monitoring of the organization of the site’s laboratories
  • Representative of AGORA researchers to the academic institutes and external service



This challenging position necessitates a biomedical research background (PhD) at the international-level complemented by a thorough experience in the management of laboratory infrastructure, technology services and team management. Proficiency in both French and English is required. An advanced degree in management would be an asset, while a talent in human relations is critical.


In a dynamic multicultural and multi-institutional environment, we offer excellent benefits and working conditions. The Lake Geneva region is one of the most rapidly developing clusters in biomedical research worldwide and presents exceptional living standards.


For information about the position, please contact Jovan Mirkovitch, AGORA Secretary General, +41 21 692 50 13,, or Hugues Henry, AGORA lab manager, +41 79 556 22 52,

Deadline for applications submission is September 25 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.