Associate Professor or Tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the Center for Integrative Genomics

Associate Professor or Tenure-track Assistant Professor : Lausanne, Switzerland

The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 14,300 students and nearly 3,900 collaborators, professors, and researchers work and study. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne’s city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.The Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) is inviting applications for a position of:

Associate Professor or Tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG)

Starting date: 01.09.2018 or to be agreed
Rate of activity: 100%
Contract Length: 6 years, renewable
Workplace: CIG, Quartier UNIL-Sorge, Lausanne

We seek candidates with a PhD degree and significant post-doctoral experience who have demonstrated excellence in research and have an interest in teaching.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • 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 life.

The Center for Integrative Genomics 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.

Areas of particular interest for this position are functional genomics, regulation of gene expression, epigenetics, nuclear organization and chromatin conformation. The position comes with a competitive starting package and running budget.

A detailed job description is available.

Further information may be obtained from Prof. Alexandre Reymond (, Director of the Center for Integrative Genomics.

Applications, in English, should include a motivation letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications highlighting the five most significant ones, a brief statement (5 pages max.) of the past and future research, and a summary of any previous teaching experience. Please include also names and contact information of at least three references. The full applications should be submitted online to University’s website by March 29, 2018 (23:59 GMT+1).

Seeking to promote an equitable representation of women and men among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.

Further information: 

Employer: University of Lausanne – Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Center for Integrative Genomics
Location: Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
ExpiresMarch 29, 2018
Job type: Associate Professor
Qualifications: Postgraduate – Doctorate/PhD
Employment type: Permanent
Job hours: Full-time