Assistant Professor, tenure-track in the Department of Genetics and Evolution

Geneva, Canton of Geneva (CH)
December 31 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Science at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, has an opening for a position as:

Assistant Professor, tenure-track in the Department of Genetics and Evolution

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Genetics and Evolution at the University of Geneva offers a highly dynamic and stimulating research environment. It is internationally renowned for the quality of its research, which is interdisciplinary, associating genetics, development and evolution.

The Department is opening a position of Assistant Professor in the field of genetics, development and evolution. This is a full-time position. Duties include teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and the supervision of master and doctoral theses.

The successful candidate will develop a research program at the highest international level and secure external funding. We expect the use of the most advanced techniques to lead a creative and original research. The candidate may be recruited on a research theme currently developed by the department, but not necessarily.


  • PhD degree or equivalent. P
  • Publications in high-ranked peer reviewed international journals.
  • Teaching experience is appreciated.

STARTING DATE: June 1st, 2021 , or as agreed.

Applications must include :

  • Cover letter,
  • Detailed CV together with a list of publications.
  • A copy of highest degrees/ diploma,
  • Research and teaching statements,
  • List of referees who can be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested at this stage of selection.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line, via the apply button, before February 15, 2021 (23:59 Geneva time).

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, The University of Geneva actively encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education.



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