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Career Opportunities: Phd student in Biology 85% (19563), Switzerland, 2022


To complement the research activities in the group of Prof. Lluis Fajas at the CIG (Center for Integrative Genomics) of the University of Lausanne, we are seeking to recruit a PhD student to work on project relating to metabolism at Switzerland, 2022

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General Info

Deadline to Apply: Expired
Position: Phd student
No. of Positions: 1
Eligibility (Gender):
Eligibile Nationals: All Nationals
Research Field:
Joining Date: Oct 01, 2022
Contract Period: 1 year, renewable 2x 2 years, maximum 5 years

Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG)

University of Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland

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Qualification Details

Highly motivated scientist and critical thinker with a Master degree in biology or related discipline. Team player. Good knowledge in English (full working proficiency). Willingness and interest in developing a PhD thesis in the broader field of metabolism.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The main responsibility consists in conducting scientific research in the framework of the Fajas'lab, which is to investigate how kinase activities regulate the physiologes and  metabolism in distinct organs in normal and in pathological conditions, including obesity, diabetes, neurological disease, and cancer. The last publications of the team can be found at https://www.unil.ch/cig/fajas-coll. We use mice and cultures cells as our experimental models.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

To apply, please submit a motivation letter describing why you are interested in joining our group, a CV (with copy of your Master grade), and contact details for 2 or more referees.

Only applications through this website will be taken into account. We thank you for your understanding.

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About the Department/Section/Group

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) hosts 17,000 students and 5,000 collaborators, professors, and researchers. Ideally situated at the banks of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne's city center, its campus brings together more than 120 nationalities and is embedded in the larger, regional, vibrant life science research cluster.

About the Employer: University of Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland

Note or Other details

The Fajas lab is hosted at the Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) at the University of Lausanne (UNIL), a vibrant, well-funded institute with a focus on functional genomics and equipped with modern core facilities (see www.unil.ch/cig). It is embedded in the broader Lausanne research environment that includes two universities (UNIL, EPFL), the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Ludwig Center for Cancer Research, university hospital, and a cluster of biotech companies flourishing in the larger lake Geneva area. We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diversified and dynamic academic environment.

Through the Fajas’ lab membership in the LIMNA network (www.limna.ch), lab members benefit from networking and training opportunities throughout Switzerland and contacts to other leading labs working on metabolism.
The PhD student will be enrolled in the Faculty of Biology and Medicine's doctoral school.

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Contact details

Prof. Lluis Fajas
Email: [email protected]
Phone number: +41 21 692 41 11

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