University of Lausanne (UNIL)

Tenure track Assistant Professor at the Center for Integrative Genomics

University of Lausanne (UNIL)

Lausanne, Switzerland

UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 15,500 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.

The Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) of the University of Lausanne is inviting applications for a position of:

Tenure track Assistant Professor at the Center for Integrative Genomics

Starting date: March 1, 2022 or to be agreed
Place: Lausanne, Switzerland

The Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) is a highly interactive, multidisciplinary research center of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne (UNIL); its research activities are supported by state-of-the-art core facilities.

Main tasks :
• establish an independent, innovative, and internationally competitive research program that will attract extramural funding
• participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
• participate in departmental and institutional activities

Desired profile :
• PhD degree in Science or MD/PhD
• significant post-doctoral experience, having demonstrated excellence in research and an interest in teaching
• the successful candidate will complement the interests of current CIG faculty, who combine a variety of experimental approaches in diverse model systems, with an emphasis on quantitative, mechanistic analyses of biological processes

An installation credit as well as an annual research and consumable endowment will be provided.

The job description is available on the University’s website.

Further information may be obtained from Prof. Alexandre Reymond (, Director of the CIG.

Applications, in English, should include i) a motivation letter, ii) a curriculum vitae, iii) a list of publications highlighting the five most significant ones, iv) a brief statement (5 pages max.) of the past and future research, v) a summary of previous teaching experience if any, vi) a copy of diplomas, vii) and the names and contact information of at least three references.
Full applications should be submitted online as a single PDF file to the University’s website by December 19th, 2021 (23:59 GMT+1).

We offer a pleasant working atmosphere in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. There are possibilities for continuing professional education and a multitude of activities and other benefits to discover.

UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.