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Biologist for the andrology and reproductive biology laboratory


Lausanne, Switzerland

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The women-mother-child department is looking for a biologist for the andrology and reproductive biology laboratory with a working rate of 80%.

The Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) is one of five university hospitals in Switzerland. Thanks to its collaboration with the Faculty of Biology and Medicine at the University of Lausanne and the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), the CHUV plays a leading role in medical care, research and training. 

The Fertility Medicine and Gynaecological Endocrinology unit of the Women-mother-child department provides all types of care (medical, surgical and psychological), to couples having fertility problems. This unit also proposes specialist consultations for women experiencing hormonal problems, from puberty to the menopause.

The Andrology and Reproductive Biology Laboratory carries out all assisted reproductive techniques (sperm analyses, extended culture of embryos, cryopreservation of gametes, embryos, testicular and ovarian biopsies). The Laboratory has implemented recently the preimplantation genetic diagnosis. The laboratory owns a sperm bank and is also the Swiss reference centre for cryopreservation of immature testicular biopsies.The laboratory is accredited ISO (15189) since 2001 and is certified ISO 9001-2015 since 2011.

The opportunity : 

  • You will perform all diagnostic and therapeutic technical procedures in medically assisted procreation and fertility preservation
  • You will supervise all preimplantation diagnosis and screening
  • You will be a significant contributor to the development of new techniques in medically assisted procreation and research projects in the field of andrology and reproductive biology (including writing scientific publications.).

We are looking for a candidate with :

  • a postgraduate master degree in Biology completed with an embryology training
  • a relevant work experience in the field of medically assisted procreation and an embryo biopsy technical competence
  • a strong interest in research
  • a positive attitude and the ability to work within an established team
  • good oral communication skills in French (level B2) and good interpersonal skills.

If you become an employee at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, we will offer you the following :

  • First degree social benefits and 20-days paternity leave
  • Regular salary progression adapted to responsibilities
  • 13th salary guaranteed and 25 days of vacation per year
  • A right to a minimum of three days of training per year, with access to a wide offer within the CHUV Training Center and through external partners of the State of Vaud
  • Possibility to access one of the 500 furnished apartments offered in the surrounding neighborhoods in case of relocation
  • Social, cultural and economic benefits offered to members of the H-Oxygène association
  • Benefits offered as part of the Mobility Plan (discounts on public transport subscriptions, promotion of “Mobility” vehicles and discounts on the purchase of electric bicycles)
  • Corporate restaurants of hotel quality, in the hospital buildings, with preferential rates.

Contact for information on the function : Mr. Romualdo Sciorio, laboratory director, tel. : +41 (0) 79 556 82 87

Are you interested? Apply here : Biologiste pour le laboratoire d'andrologie et de biologie de la reproduction (11108-MT-213-2024) (chuv.ch)

Closing Date:  27 June 2024

Contact: Mélody Vincent
Lausanne, Switzerland
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 27 May 2024    

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