Tenure-track Assistant Professor toward Associate Professor open in the field of functional genomics of complex traits and metabolism, CIG, UNIL (CH)

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UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 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:

Tenure-track Assistant Professor toward Associate Professor in the field of functional genomics of complex traits and metabolism

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. It houses 16 research groups and 4 junior leaders and has direct access to several state-of-the-art core facilities.

Job information

Expected start date in position : 2022 or to be agreed

Activity rate : 100%

Workplace : Lausanne, Switzerland

Your responsibilities

Main tasks – Research:

  • Establish an independent, innovative, and internationally competitive research program that will attract extramural funding
  • In compliance with the legal and ethical provisions, ensure the direction of a research group, coordinate its research with that developed in other groups, in a spirit of collaboration and participate in the preparation of the next generation of academics.
  • Collaborate in the scientific and academic life of the Department and the Faculty, ensure the influence at a regional, national and international level, while actively participating in international congresses.

Main tasks –Teaching:

  • Participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The detailed description of th position is in the job description.

Your qualifications

  • PhD in Science, MD or MD/PhD
  • Significant post-doctoral experience with demonstrated excellence in research
  • Interest in teaching, experience a plus

What the position offers you

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

Contact for further information

Further information may be obtained from Prof. Alexandre Reymond (alexandre.reymond@unil.ch), Director of the CIG.

Your application

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 applicable), vi) and the names and contact information of at least three references, vii) a copy of diplomas, and viii) a valid identity card.

Full applications should be submitted online as a single PDF file to this website by May 1st, 2022 (23:59 GMT+1).

Only applications sent through this site will be considered.

Thank you for your understanding.