How to apply
Post-doctoral Researchers and PhD Students
Applications are welcome at any time from prospective PhD students and Post-doctoral researchers. You should typically apply at least 6-12 months in advance of when you would ideally like to start. Although internal funding may be available to support positions, all applicants are strongly encouraged to seek external sources of funding.
Please send a cover letter describing your scientific achievements, why you are interested in joining our group (please see here for advice on this section), a CV (potential PhD students should include their Bachelors/Masters grades) and contact details for 2 or more referees to Richard Benton
The Benton lab offers projects annually to students in all three Masters programmes at UNIL: Molecular Life Sciences, Behaviour, Evolution and Conservation, and Medical Biology. Click here for more information on applying to these programmes.
The Benton lab participates in the UNIL Summer Undergraduate Research Programme. At other times of year, there may be opportunities for undergraduates to work and/or train in the lab. Contact Richard Benton for details.