Open positions at the NCCR Microbiomes

If you are interested in working on one of the projects of the NCCR Microbiomes, please email us at with a short description of your background and areas of interest.

Doctoral positions at the University Hospital of Lausanne

Four doctoral student positions are available in the groups of Prof. Gilbert Greub and Prof. Benoit Guery at the Institute of Microbiology of the University of Lausanne and University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland. The PhD students will develop translational projects linking human microbiome and human infections. See here, here, here and here.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor towards Associate Professor in Computational Metagenomics and Microbial Modeling at the Department of Computational Biology, University of Lausanne.

Within the frame of the NCCR Microbiomes, the Department of Computational Biology at the University of Lausanne is inviting applications from outstanding researchers specialising in computational metagenomics, microbial community profiling, phylogenomics, genome-scale metabolic modelling with a focus on the analyses of large scale omics data (genomics, transcriptomics and metabolomics, but not excluded) for both microbes and other organisms. More information here.

Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne.

A postdoc position is available in the group of Prof. Jan Roelof van der Meer ( at the Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne. The postdoc will study paired interactions in high throughput in gut communities. If you are interested in applying, please email us at