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University of Geneva
Full or Associate Professor in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning
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: 1 month ago
Application deadline: Apr 30
Location: Genève, Switzerland
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Full or Associate Professor in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Job description

The Department of Computer Science is a very dynamic entity of the Faculty of Sciences. It is involved in numerous research projects funded by the SNSF, the EU, industry and other foundations. The Department of Computer Science offers complete bachelor, master and doctoral courses, focusing on the basic theoretical concepts of computer science, the mastery and development of advanced tools, and their multidisciplinary application in fields as varied as theoretical computer science, formal methods, information theory, High Performance computations, numerical modelling and simulation, bioinformatics, etc.

The Department of Informatics is recognized worldwide for the quality of its research in several of these areas.

This is a full-time position with courses at the bachelor, master and post-graduate levels. The person taking on this new position must be able to teach the basic subjects of computer science, as well as specialized courses in the field of AI and machine learning. They will develop cutting-edge research in the above-mentioned field, integrating, if necessary, the ethical and legal aspects related to the subject.


Doctorate of Science or equivalent title

Candidates will have a solid background in computer science, complemented by extensive scientific competence enabling them to collaborate with all UNIGE researchers in various fields (physics, biology, environmental sciences, social and human sciences, etc.). They will not only master current techniques, but will be interested in developing new approaches, and will explore ambitious and innovative ways in the long term.

Candidates who apply for this offer will master French in order to be able to teach bachelor students. They will be dynamic, open to multidisciplinary collaborations and able to have a rigorous theoretical approach and the ability to solve concrete problems.

Candidates will demonstrate the excellence of their skills through the international recognition of their work and their involvement in a variety of academic activities.

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 online by clicking on the following box: Apply now before April 30th, 2019 (23:59 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

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

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