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The Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) of the University of Lausanne is inviting applications for position of:

Associate Professor at the Department of Plant Molecular Biology

The Department of plant molecular biology (DBMV) is opening a position in Molecular Plant Physiology.

Job information

Starting date: August 2023 or to be agreed                        

Place:Lausanne, Switzerland

Your responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program and to obtain competitive grants from external sources.

The selected candidate is expected to autonomously supervise M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and to participate in the teaching activities offered by the Department.

Your qualifications

We are looking for outstanding individuals with an excellent track record in plant molecular biology. We particularly welcome candidates with a focus on plant adaptive responses. Any plant model species will be considered.

What the position offers you

The Department has excellent experimental facilities, including state-of-the-art plant growth facilities and access to the latest imaging, proteomics, genomics and bioinformatics platforms. A start-up package as well as continued core funding for positions and consumables will be available within a dynamic research environment.

We offer a pleasant working atmosphere in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. There are possibilities for continuing professional education and a multitude of activities and other benefits to discover.

Contact for further information

Further information may be obtained from Prof. Philippe Reymond (, Director of the DBMV.

Your application

Applications, in English, should include i) a motivation letter, ii) a curriculum vitae, iii) a list of publications highlighting the five most significant ones, iv) a brief statement (5 pages max.) of the past and future research, v) a summary of previous teaching experience (if applicable), vi) and the names and contact information of at least three references, vii) a copy of diplomas, and viii) a copy of a valid identity document.

Full applications should be submitted online as a single PDF file tothis website by October 31st 2022 (23:59 GMT+1).

Only applications through Apply now will be taken into account.

We thank you for your understanding.

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