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

Closing Date
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Occupation rate
Job StartJune 1st, 2021, or as agreed

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 highly 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.

Your Tasks

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.
  • Publications in high-ranked peer reviewed international journals.
  • Teaching experience is appreciated.

Contact and Address

Applications should include:
  • Cover letter
  • Detailed CV together with a list of publications
  • Copy of highest degrees/diploma
  • Research and teaching statements
  • List of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line by clicking on the following box : Apply now before February 15th, 2021 (23:59 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address: scienceopeningsunige.ch

L’Université de Genève offre des conditions d’engagement motivantes dans un cadre de travail stimulant. En nous rejoignant, vous aurez l’occasion de mettre en valeur vos compétences ainsi que votre personnalité et contribuer activement au rayonnement d’une Institution fondée en 1559.

Dans une perspective de parité, l’Université encourage les candidatures du sexe sousreprésenté.


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