Job:Postdoctoral position in evolutionary bioinformatics in Switzerland
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Postdoctoral position in evolutionary bioinformatics

University of Lausanne & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

Start date: 01.11.2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Contract: 1 year, renewable 2 x 2 years, maximum 5 years
Activity rate: 100%

The research group of Prof. Christophe Dessimoz at the University of Lausanne Department of Computational Biology and Center for Integrative Genomics is recruiting a postdoctoral associate in evolutionary bioinformatics. For more details on the lab, please consult the website of the group:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research, keen to productively interact with evolutionary biologists, genome biologists and computer scientists, and read the corresponding range of scientific literature. There will also be opportunities to gain teaching experience (e.g. via student project supervision and contribution to undergraduate or graduate teaching).

Working conditions in Lausanne are extremely competitive, and include access to state-of-the-art computing and sequencing facilities. The environment is highly international, and all activities are conducted in English.

We are committed to promoting gender equality and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.



  • Doctorate degree
  • Solid programming experience (min. 3 years)
  • High level of motivation
  • Ability to collaborate in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Excellent spoken and written English proficiency


  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Past contribution to open source software packages
  • Experience in phylogenetic methods
  • Experience in high-performance computing

How to apply

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