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University of Geneva
Full or Associate Professor in the Department of genetics and evolution
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: 20 days ago
Application deadline: Nov 15
Location: Genève, Switzerland
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Full or Associate Professor in the Department of genetics and evolution

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RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of genetics and evolution at the University of Geneva offers a highly dynamic and stimulating research environment. It is renowned for its interdisciplinary research, which associates genetics, development and evolution. 

The Department is opening a position of Associate or Full 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.

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.

The candidate will have to fulfill management and organizational duties within the Department of Genetics and Evolution and the Faculty.

REQUIREMENTS:

PhD degree or equivalent.

Publication in high-ranked peer reviewed international journals.

Experience in the management of a research group and in teaching are mandatory.

STARTING DATE:  September 1st, 2019, or as agreed.

Applications must 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 be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested at this stage of selection.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line to the following address : https://jobs.unige.ch  before November 15th, 2018 (0:00 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Additional information may be obtained at the following e-mail address : scienceopenings@unige.ch.

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