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To reinforce our team in Lausanne, Switzerland, we are seeking a Postdoctoral.


SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

Work Location

Lausanne, Switzerland

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Type of contract


Job tasks
The Molecular Modelling Group of the SIB Swiss Institute fo Bioinformatics invites applications for the position of post-doc.
The selected applicant will join the team in charge of the SwissDrugDesign project of the SIB, and will contribute to create, develop and maintain online computer-aided drug design tools, freely available to the scientific community. These renown tools are used more than 800’000 times a year by the worldwide drug-design community, and group for example: 

The two main responsibilities will be :
  • Conceive and apply approaches in computer-aided drug design
  • Support drug design projects with computer-aided approaches

The duration of this position is 12 months, potentially renewable for 12 months.

Profile requirements
  • Strong background in computer-aided drug design
  • Knowledge in biology, chemistry and physics are assets 
  • Programming (Python) and scripting (Perl, Bash)
  • Linux
  • Parallel and distributed calculations
  • Machine learning
  • Databases
  • Web sites coding
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

How to apply
If you are interested in this challenging and highly interesting position, please submit your application including CV, letter of motivation and references through our online portal by clicking the "Apply" button.