Full-time Assistant Professor in the field of Chemical Biology

University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
From CHF 126,335 to CHF 170,815 per year + benefits
September 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Chemical Biology and the Department of Organic Chemistry of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Geneva are opening a position of


in the Department of Organic Chemistry

in the field of Chemical Biology


INSTITUTE: The Department of Organic Chemistry of the University of Geneva offers an innovative and vibrant scientific environment. It hosts the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research Chemical Biology. The NCCR provides access to an outstanding infrastructure and encourages collaborations within a network of chemists, biochemists, physicists and molecular and cell biologists with the general objective to develop innovative techniques to explore cellular processes. The research area of the successful candidate should be in the broad field of chemical biology, using organic chemistry methodology to study biological systems at the molecular level (ex. chemical proteomics, probe design and synthesis, fluorescent reporters, metabolic reengineering, chemical systems biology).

ASSIGNMENT: Full-time tenure-track position (40h/week). Duties include developing a research program at the highest international level, securing external funding and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Moreover, the successful candidate will supervise masters’ and doctoral theses and will take up administrative and organization duties at the departmental level. 

ACADEMIC TITLE REQUESTED: PhD or equivalent. Experience in research supervision and teaching experience. Publications in high-ranked international journals.

STARTING DATE: 01.08.2018, or upon mutual agreement.

Applications including:

Cover letter
Detailed CV together with a list of publications
Copy of highest degrees/diploma
Research and teaching statements

List of referees whom can be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested in the application dossier.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line using the following address http://www.unige.ch/adm/dirh/emplois/postesacademiques/  before November 1st, 2017 (0:00 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address: scienceopenings@unige.ch.

With a view to parity, applications of under-represented gender are particularly welcome.