To reinforce our team in Lausanne, Switzerland, we are seeking a Bioinformatician.
Bioinformatician in Cancer Genomics


Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV)

Work Location

Lausanne, Switzerland

Employment fraction

80% - 100%

Type of contract


Job tasks
A post-doctoral position in bioinformatics is available immediately at the Institute of Pathology of the University Hospital Lausanne. The position is for two years to contribute to our research program in hematological malignancies. Our research group (Prof. L. de Leval) has made major contributions to the molecular and genetic characterization of T-cell lymphomas and is pursuing active research in the field aiming to characterize the genomic and molecular landscape of these cancers. We have international collaborations in France as part of the LYSA and CALYM networks and participate to an ERA-NET-TRANSCAN European consortium. Our research activities are closely connected with the diagnostic developments aimed at the genomic profiling of lymphoid and other hematological malignancies. The selected candidate will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior bioinformatician.

Mission :
  • Analyse and integrate private and public datasets generated by different types of omics technologies (exome and transcriptome sequencing, microRNA profiles, methylation arrays) on research cohort cases
  • Develop and implement pipelines for the analysis of NGS data generated from research project and diagnostic developments
  • Preparation of manuscripts for publication and presentations of results in national and international congress/meetings
  • Contribute to the Swiss Personalized Health Network project

Profile requirements
  • The applicant must have a PhD degree in biology, bioinformatics or in related scientific discipline.
  • Good knowledge and experience in bioinformatics. Specifically, a good working knowledge of UNIX and shell scripting as well as of open-source software for the analysis of NGS data is an important asset.
  • Competence in statistic and R software.
  • A postdoctoral experience in molecular biology, cancer biology and pathology is an advantage.
  • At least, basic knowledge of French

The selected candidate will benefit from working with a very dynamic and multidisciplinary group at the interface between clinic and research in a promising field with a highly stimulating scientific environment.

How to apply
If you are interested in this challenging and highly interesting position, please send your application including CV and letter of motivation to: Edoardo Missiaglia (