University of Geneva
Associate Professor or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology
University of Geneva
Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, UNIGE is dedicated to thinking, teaching, dialogue and research. With 16’000 students of more than 140 different nationalities, it is Switzerland’s second largest university.
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Published: 21 days ago
Application deadline: Feb 28
Location: Genève, Switzerland
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Associate Professor or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology

Job description

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 http://www.molbio.unige.ch/eng/  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.”

POST: 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.

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

STARTING DATE: October 1st, 2018

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.

Apply now 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 : scienceopenings@unige.ch.

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