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SV - Chief Operating Officer

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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SV - Chief Operating Officer

SV - Chief Operating Officer

The Health 2030 Center for Genomic Analysis, based at the Biotech Campus in Geneva, is seeking a 


Chief Operating Officer


to lead its sequencing platform.

The individual will run the nucleic acid sequencing operations of the Center and coordinate interactions with its customers.



  • manage a large team of technicians and data analysts
  • deliver sequencing services for both clinical and research projects
  • negotiate and manage large projects contracted to the sequencing platform
  • synergize with HUG, CHUV, INSELSPITAL and other partner hospitals to deliver clinical sequencing services.
  • coordinate interactions with genomic platforms of partner institutions
  • help define the strategy of the genome center as a member of the Health 2030 Genome Center Executive Committee together with the Director, Co-Director and Chief Information Officer (CIO)



  • internationally recognized figure in genome sequencing and analysis
  • dynamic personality with good diplomatic and negotiation skills
  • strong management skills
  • prior experience in running large sequencing operations
  • fluency in English, good knowledge of French, German a plus.


EPFL is committed to balancing gender within its faculty and strongly encourages suitably qualified female candidates to apply.


Activity rate:100%

Work place:Geneva


Procedure for applications:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, working certificates and the name of 3 reference persons by emailonlyat the following address:candidaturesSV@epfl.ch

Screening will start 1st of August, 2016

To be mentioned under Object : 4652/SV

Any email not containing this mention will not be taken into account