The laboratory of Prof. Alexandre Kuhn at the Institute of Life Technologies is seeking a motivated and experienced bioinformatician with a strong background in the analysis of high-throughput DNA sequencing data.

Deadline for application: 5 December 2021

Selection criteria
PhD degree and strong track record in Bioinformatics, Computational Genomics or equivalent
Previous experience with the analysis of sequencing data generated with Oxford Nanopore Technologies and/or with microbial genomics is an advantage
Enthusiastic team player keen on interacting with molecular biologists, able to share their bioinformatics wizardry with the team
Ability to work independently and drive projects to the finish-line
In addition to English, good knowledge of French (or German) is desired

Employment 100%
Place of work Sion
Starting date as soon as possible or to be determined
Contract duration 1 year (renewable)

For further information, please contact Prof. Alexander Khun

  • Would you like to learn how to prepare and analyse different human samples using whole-genome sequencing?
  • Are you interested in developing pipelines and analysing microbiome data?
  • Do you want to learn how to correlate microbiome with clinical data?

A combined laboratory and bioinformatic PhD position is available at the University of Fribourg from February 2022 for a study on “Antibiotic-induced disruption of the maternal and infant microbiota and adverse health outcomes – The ABERRANT study

Deadline: November 30, 2021

For more info look at the Call

Call open for applications for Virtual Networking Support (VNS) Manager and Virtual Mobility (VM) Grants.

Info at VNS Tools – ML4 Microbiome

Deadline for Applications: 30 June 2021

We are looking for a bioinformatician with experience in biostatistics and analyses of microbiome data (deadline for application is Sep 30, 2020), to work on a research project for 9 months. The position is funded by Portuguese Funds and it will be at MyBiome, a spin-off of NOVA Medical School There will be the possibility for employees to work remotely.

For further information and to apply please contact: Cláudia Marques and Diogo Pestana.


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Microbiome and Lung Research

At the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, a full-time (100 %) position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available for a period of three (3) years. The position is part of the project ”Oral and Environmental Microbiome, Endotoxin and Lung Health; the United Airways concept extended”, financed by the Research Council of Norway.

Apply here

A Fellowship position for a Postdoctoral researcher is available at the Akershus University Hospital, based at the Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, The Norwegian HPV Reference Laboratory – – in the project:
Human papillomavirus mutation and integration profiles for specific cervical cancer diagnostics

Link to job

Deadline for application: 10/08/2020

Professor of Microbiome and Health Science

APC Microbiome Ireland & the School of Microbiology

Closing date 31/05/2020

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We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow with experience in biostatistics and analyses of microbiome data (deadline for application is June 7, 2020). The position is funded through the ERC (ERC StG BRuSH) and it will be at the University of Bergen in Norway.

Further information & to apply 


Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen (PhD)