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 contact@nccr-microbiomes.ch with a short description of your background and areas of interest.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor to Associate Professor in Clinical Metagenomics (human microbiome)

The Institute of Microbiology at CHUV Lausanne is looking for a Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Clinical Metagenomics. The successful candidate will carry out human microbiome research and be responsible for the diagnostic microbiota laboratory. The position is aimed at biologists or medical doctors (MD, PhD or MD-PhD) specialized in genomics and human microbiota. Specific skills in bioinformatics are welcome.

Starting date will be 1 January 2022. Deadline for applications: 30 May 2021.

You can find more information here.

PhD student position at the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory at EPFL

The Environmental Microbiology Laboratory led by Rizlan Bernier-Latmani at EPFL is looking for a PhD student to work on microbial arsenic methylation. The interdisciplinary project focuses on emergent arsenic methylation properties in soil microbiomes. You can find more information about the project, the lab, and how to apply here.

Postdoctoral position in the Environmental Microfluidics Group at ETH Zurich.

The Environmental Microfluidics Group of Prof. Roman Stocker at the Institute of Environmental Engineering is seeking a dynamic and motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on modeling the biophysics of microbial communities. The candidate shoule have extensive expertise in theoretical biophysics to work on multiple projects on human and environmental microbiomes. The postdoc will develop theoretical tools to uncover the unifying biophysical principles of microbiomes. The position is shared with the Ackermann lab at Eawag. You can find more information on the position and the application procedure here.

PhD student position at the Environmental Microfluidics Group at ETH Zurich.

The Stocker lab at the Institute of Environmental Engineering at ETH Zurich is seeking a dynamic and motivated doctoral student for a project on the biophysics of microbial communities on (and in) leaves. The project is a collaboration with the Vorholt lab at ETH Zurich. The candidate should have a strong quantitative background, and a focus on experimental work. For more information on the position and how to apply, click here.