To reinforce our team in Lausanne, Switzerland, we are seeking
Post-doc and Software Engineer positions


University of Lausanne (UNIL)

Work Location

Lausanne, Switzerland

Employment fraction


Type of contract


Job tasks

We are looking for outstanding candidates for 1 post-doctoral and 1 software engineer positions in the group of Giovanni Ciriello at the University of Lausanne (UNIL). Work will focus on the design, development, and application of algorithmic approaches and computational resources to study tumor genomic profiles of cancer patients. Candidates for these positions will work in the context of a large and multidisciplinary consortium aimed at developing personalized health approaches in oncology in Switzerland.

The appointees will develop their research projects while working in a highly collaborative team including computational and experimental cancer biologists and oncologists at UNIL, EPFL, the Swiss Cancer Center Leman, and the Center for Precision Oncology of the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV).

Profile requirements

For the post-doc position, a Ph.D. in computer science or related field is preferred, but applicants with a Ph.D. in Life Sciences are also welcomed to apply. Previous experience in cancer genomics is highly preferred. At least one first/main author publication in a peer-reviewed journal is required.

For the software engineer position, we are looking for a candidate with experience in software optimization and web service development. You will work in collaboration with our team to optimize existing code, develop new tools, and embed them in user-friendly web-services targeted at biologists and clinicians.

Start date: 01 Jan 2022

Application deadline: 30 Nov 2021

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