Post-Doctoral Position in the area of Integrative Physiology and Biology

University of Lausanne

Switzerland

Career Opportunities: post-doctoral position in the area of integrative physiology and biology 


Introduction

The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 15,000 students and nearly 5,000 collaborators, professors, and researchers work and study. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne's city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.

Presentation

 

The Institute of Sport Sciences of the University of Lausanne (ISSUL, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland) invites applications for a post-doctoral position in the area of integrative physiology and biology.

 

The work will focus on the effects of exercising in hypoxia on the vascular, endothelial, muscular and functional adaptations in mice and in patients (hypertensive, PAD or aging). Research will be done under supervision of Prof. Grégoire Millet with collaboration of CHUV.

 

Job information

 

Expected start date in position : 01.10.2019

Contract length : 1 year, renewable 2 x 2 years, maximum 5 years

Activity rate : 100%

Workplace : Synathlon

 

Your responsibilities

 

63% of your activity will be dedicated for personal research activities; 15% for collective activities of research (seminars, congresses..), 17% for teaching tasks (assistance to professor’s teaching and exams) and 5% for support of administrative tasks (meetings at institute of faculty)].

Areas of research :  Therapeutic use of hypoxia – effects of exercising in hypoxia on the vascular, endothelial, muscular and functional adaptations in mice and in patients (hypertensive, PAD or aging).

Please see the description of the position (French version only)

 

Your qualifications

 

PhD in sport sciences (exercise physiology) and/or biology.

Fluent in English and secondary in French (optional, to be learnt during the 1st year).

Expertise in exercise physiology, molecular biology (PCR, Western Blot, mitochondrial respiration....) with experience in animal model.

Experience during PhD on the effects of exercise on the vascular function.

 

What the position offers you

 

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diversified and dynamic academic environment, opportunities for professional training.

Possibilities of continuous training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

 

Contact for further information

Mr Grégoire Millet

gregoire.millet@unil.ch

Phone number : 0041 21 692 32 94

 

Your application

 

Deadline : 30.06.2019

Please, send your full application in Word or PDF:

1. Cover letter

2. CV

3. A copy of the PhD diploma

4. Names and contact (email) of 2 potential referees.

4. A copy of the manuscript of the PhD’s thesis.

5. A copy of the publications.

Only applications through this website will be taken into account.

We thank you for your understanding.

 

Additional information

 

UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.


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