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Assistant professor (tenure track) in experimental physical chemistry (Spectroscopy)

University of Geneva
Department of physical chemistry
Closing Date
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Occupation rate100%
Job StartSeptember 1st, 2019, or as agreed

The Department of physical chemistry of the Faculty of science of the University of Geneva offers an innovative and stimulating scientific environment. Internationally recognized research of the Department includes the development and application of spectroscopic methods to study ultrafast processes, interfaces, biological membranes and chiral materials as well as the preparation and study of materials for sustainable technologies and theoretical chemistry.


The position is full time with teaching at the Bachelor and Masters levels in the field of general and physical chemistry. The successful candidate is expected to lead a vibrant research program at an internationally competitive level. The field of research should focus on the development and application of spectroscopic methods and should complement existing expertise in the department. We are particularly interested in research within the priority projects of the Faculty of Science, that is, life sciences, materials sciences, and environmental science.

The candidate will be involved in administrative duties in the Department of physical chemistry and in the Faculty of science.


  • PhD in chemistry or equivalent.
  • Publications in international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Teaching experience is an advantage.


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.

should be submitted exclusively on-line by clicking on the following box: Apply online before October 31rst, 2018 (23:59 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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