Call for applications – Décharge Tremplin pour les femmes de la relève académique

The Equal Opportunities Office is pleased to announce that applications for “Décharge Tremplin” in support of young female academics are now open!

Application deadline: September 3, 2018


“Décharge Tremplin” is a subsidy of max. 25’000 CHF used to relieve the recipient of her administrative or teaching assignments for up to 50% of her workload for 6 months. It aims to support women planning to pursue an academic career in offering them more opportunities to develop their scientific record (publication, fieldwork, scientific stay abroad, etc.)

Women holding non-tenured postdoc positions are eligible, specifically premières-assistantes, maîtres-assistantes and assistant professors. Women holding other types of academic positions, such as maîtres d’enseignement et de recherche with academic career development prospects can also apply.

Applicants must hold a contract position at the University of Lausanne. Researchers under contract with the CHUV can also apply provided they are not eligible for CHUV-specific programmes.


For further information regarding application and conditions, please visit our website.

For any question please contact Joanne Chassot by email ( or phone (021 692 67 86).