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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Associate Professor level or Associate Professor in anthropology of health

Closing Date
Workplace1015, Bâtiment Géopolis, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland


Tenure Track Assistant Professor: 2 years, renewable twice. Associate Professor: 6 years, renewable
Occupation rate
Job Start01.08.2024

UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.

In order to complete our team, the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences opens the position of

Tenure track Assistant Professor at Associate Professor level
Associate Professor

in Anthropology of Health

Your Tasks

In your functions, you will have to :

Teaching (45%)

Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year, in French and English, at Bachelor and Master level. Additionally supervision of Master’s dissertations an PhD theses.

Research (45%)

The person recruited will pursue their own research in the anthropology of health inequalities and/or social justice. They will collaborate with members of the Institute of Social Sciences working in similar areas; an interest in health in the Swiss context would be appreciated.

It is expected that the person appointed will be affiliated to the Laboratory of Cultural and Social anthropology (LACS) of the Institute of Social Sciences (ISS) and will collaborate with its members on joint projects.

Collaboration with other research centres is also encouraged.

They will seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Administrative duties (10%)

In accordance with statutory requirements and in the name of collegiality, the person recruited will take on any administrative tasks that may be assigned to them by the LACS, the Institute, Faculty, University or university decision-making bodies.


In order to complete our team, we are looking for someone with the following skills :

  • PhD in anthropology or equivalent;
  • Academic teaching experience in anthropology;
  • Proven research record in the anthropology of health, with a focus on inequalities and/or social justice;
  • Excellent links with national and international networks;
  • Ability to attract external funding;
  • Oral and written proficiency in French and English.

We offer

Institutional environment

The post is located in the Institute of Social Sciences (ISS) and the Faculty of Social and Political (SSP) Sciences.

What the position offers you

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.
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Recruitment process and conditions of Employment for a full or associate Professor.

Contact and Address

Deadline for applications: 15 April 2023

Candidates are invited to submit their application via the online recruitment platform in PDF format, including:

  • a cover letter,
  • a CV, including a list of publications,
  • a copy of diplomas and qualifications,
  • five main publications in PDF format

Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.

References: a maximum of three names with e-mail addresses is sufficient. There is no need to contact them at this stage of the application process; we will do so if necessary.

Further information can be obtained from Prof. Nicky Le Feuvre (Nicky.Lefeuvreunil.ch)


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