TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in psychiatric neuroscience

Université de Genève
Geneva, Canton of Geneva (CH)
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Mar 7, 2023

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The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva is seeking to fill a position of:

TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in psychiatric neuroscience


CHARGE: This is a full-time position in psychiatric neuroscience to conduct translational and/or fundamental research relevant to clinical psychiatry. Candidates performing research using neuroimaging/neurophysiology approaches and/or molecular/cellular techniques using rodent models and/or organoid models to tackle translational questions in psychiatric neuroscience are of particular interest.

The candidate is expected to be involved in teaching neurosciences and psychiatry where appropriate, as well as in the supervision of academic master's and doctoral theses. He/she is also expected to take on management and organisational tasks at the Department of Psychiatry and at the Faculty level.



PhD, MD-PhD or equivalent degree.

Experience in direction of research and skills for teaching.

Good knowledge of French and clinical experience in psychiatry would be an asset.

Publications in leading peer-reviewed journals.


ENVIRONMENT: The successful candidate will be member of the Department of Psychiatry and affiliated member of the Department of Basic Neurosciences. Furthermore, he/she will be member of the Synapsy Center for Mental Health (https://www.unige.ch/medecine/synapsycentre/en/).


STARTING DATE: December 1st 2023 or according to agreement.

Mandatory online registration before February 28th 2023 at: http://www.unige.ch/academ

Additional information may be obtained from: viviane.burghardt@unige.ch

The University is an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes applications from women.

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