Join Us!

We are always interested in motivated individuals who love to collaborate and believe in teamwork. Contact us for possibilities to work in the lab! If you are interested in our research projects, or have other ideas, do not hesitate to write to us.

Advertised Positions
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PhD Students & Postdoctoral Researchers

Applications from prospective PhD students and postdocs are welcome at any time. Although internal funding may be available to support positions from time to time, all applicants are strongly encouraged to seek external sources of funding.

For a spontaneous application, please send a motivation letter describing your research interests, past scientific achievements and motivation to join our group, your CV and the names and contact details (emails) of three referees to Serge Pelet.

Postdoc applicants should typically have published at least one first-author paper in a competitive peer-reviewed journal.

Research Internships

If you are a microbiology enthusiast who likes to work in an interdisciplinary environment with a focus on cell biology questions, Pelet lab offers exciting master projects and internship opportunities.

Projects are typically multi-disciplinary, including techniques such as molecular cloning, molecular genetics studies, live-cell imaging techniques, genome-wide approaches and/or biochemical methods.

Write to us with an appropriate subject “Research Internship / Masters Project” along with your Cover Letter and CV and we will get back to you within no time.

Contact address: 

Department of Fundamental Microbiology
Biophore Building, Room 2406
University of Lausanne
CH-1015 Lausanne

Email: serge.pelet (at)
Phone: ++41 21 692 56 21
Fax: ++41 21 692 56 05

How to find us:

The Biophore is on the Dorigny Campus of UNIL. Get off the metro M1 at UNIL-Sorge. Our offices and labs are in the 2nd floor of the Biophore building. When you enter the biophore coming from the metro, you are already on the correct floor.