Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Genomics, UNIL, Switzerland

Postdoc Position - 2019 in Switzerland, EPFL School of Engineering

Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Genomics: Join our dynamic team at UNIL as a Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Genomics. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research projects in bioinformatics and comparative genomics. Collaborate with an experimental laboratory specializing in gene editing for validation of computational findings. We encourage excellence, individual recognition, and responsibility.

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Comparative Genomics

Location: Unil-Sorge, Lausanne


  • Ph.D. in Genomics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or a related field.
  • Strong background and expertise in comparative genomics.
  • Proficiency in computational analysis of large-scale genomic data.
  • Familiarity with genomics databases, tools, and resources.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively.

Job Description:

  • Conduct independent research in two projects related to improving orthology inference and developing a methodology to identify lost genes.
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary research team to investigate gene content variation in tomato during domestication.
  • Publish research findings in high-impact scientific journals and present results at conferences and seminars.
Start DateContract LengthActivity RateWorkplace
01/09/20231 year100%Unil-Sorge, Lausanne
Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources
Competitive salary and benefits
Professional development opportunities
Collaboration with partners in the agricultural industry
Beautiful view of the mountains and proximity to the lake

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following documents:

  1. Detailed CV highlighting research experience, publications, and relevant skills.
  2. Cover letter outlining research interests, accomplishments, and alignment with comparative genomics.
  3. Contact information of three references for letters of recommendation.

To apply, upload application documents through the University of Lausanne recruitment platform. For inquiries, email with the subject line “Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Genomics Application.”

Last Date for Apply: 2 June 2023

We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable research environment.



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