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Full Professor in Astroparticle Physics

University of Geneva
Department of Nuclear and Particle Physics

Closing Date
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Job Start01.08.2020 or upon mutual agreement

The Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva invites applications for a position as

Full Professor in Astroparticle Physics

The Department of Nuclear and Particle Physics of the Science Faculty of the University of Geneva offers a dynamic scientific environment with world-renowned academics in the domain of particle, astroparticle and neutrino physics, as well as modern infrastructures. The Department is actively involved in several major international experiments and has a strong link with CERN since its foundation.

Your Tasks

The Department opens a full-time position which includes teaching physics at bachelor, master and postgraduate level as well as supervising master and doctoral theses.
The candidate will develop original research at an international level in the field of space-borne experimental astroparticle physics and secure external funding. He/she will also take on organizational and administrative duties at department, section and faculty level.


We are seeking a candidate with a proven international scientific reputation, with a wide range of skills and knowledge, including an excellent understanding of astroparticle physics, a solid experience in data analysis and interpretation as well as a very good knowledge of complex satellite or space-station based detectors and their functioning, the ability to coordinate an important research group, the pedagogical aptitude, creativity and enthusiasm necessary for the management of students during their doctoral or master studies, and the ability to initiate communication and outreach programs for the University.

  • PhD in physics or equivalent.
  • Strong track record in research and experience in the management of research groups and in teaching.
  • Publications in high-ranked international journals.

Contact and Address

Applications including a cover letter, detailed CV and a list of publications, copy of the highest degree/diploma, research and teaching statement and a list of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee must be submitted before August 31rst, 2019 (0:00, Geneva time) EXCLUSIVELY by clicking on the «Postuler/Apply now» button.


In a perspective of parity, applications by women are particularly encouraged and welcome.


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