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Associate Professor or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology

University of Geneva
Faculty of Sciences
Closing Date
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Occupation rate100%
StartOctober 1st, 2018

The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Geneva invites applications for the position of

Associate Professor or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology

Our department is one of the oldest molecular biology departments in the world, where restriction enzymes were discovered and where bacteriophage were first visualized by some of the first electron microscopes. The research activities of the Department of Molecular Biology address several important areas of molecular and cellular biology.”


This full-time position will involve undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the broad field of molecular biology, as well as supervising Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Theses. The appointed professor will undertake research at the highest national and international levels and secure external funding. Research topic is open to the general field of Molecular Biology but those addressing important biological questions using electron microscopy are particularly encouraged to apply. He/She will also take up administrative and organizational duties within the Department of Molecular Biology, the Section of Biology, and the Faculty of Sciences.


PhD degree or equivalent, strong postdoctoral research experience and publication record in leading international journals.


Applications including : 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 box: "Apply online" before February 28th, 2018 (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 sous-représenté.

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