Open Position

  • A postdoctoral position is available as a collaboration between the Laboratory of Regenerative Hematopoiesis, led by Prof. Olaia Naveiras in the Department of biomedical Sciences at the University of Lausanne Faculty of Biology and Medicine ) and the Laboratory of Systems Biology and Genetics led by Prof. Bart Deplancke at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL,
    The project focuses on the study of human bone marrow stromal cells and their relationship to hematopoietic stem cell support, hematological malignancies and adipocyte maturation.

Job information

Expected start date in position: 01.05.2022 or to be agreed
Contract duration: 18 months
Percentage of activity: 100%
Location: Lausanne, UNIL-Bugnon and Dorigny

Your responsibilities

The selected candidate will be exposed in depth to adipocyte, hematopoietic stem cell and marrow stromal niche biology, as well as advanced genomics. The candidate would be directly responsible for consolidating a pipeline of primary human bone marrow samples from patient recruitment to single cell RNA sequencing and analysis

Your qualifications

–    PhD or MD/PhD degree in experimental cell biology
–    High degree of autonomy in experimental cell biology and data analysis are a must
–    Expertise in experimental hematology or stem cell biology
–    Basic knowledge of bioinformatics being a very valuable plus
–    Preference will be given to outstanding candidates with experience in primary human sample processing who can start in May 2022.
–    Creativity and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
–    Fluency in English (oral and written).

What the position offers you

A dynamic, stimulating, interdisciplinary research environment, state-of-the-art technologies, cutting-edge core facilities, and attractive employment conditions in addition to be living in Switzerland.
The UNIL medical campus and the EPFL campus are in Lausanne, in close proximity from Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps.

Contact for further information

Prof. Olaia Naveiras
Email:, including the following object “Sinergia Postdoctoral candidature and position number”

Your application

Applications should include a motivation letter, complete CV and contact information of two referees (including a letter from the PhD advisor, unless duly justified).
Please send your full application in PDF format.

Deadline: 18.03.2022
Only applications through this website will be considered.

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