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Professor in Neutrino Physics

University of Geneva
Department of Nuclear and Particle Physics
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Start01.08.2018 or upon mutual agreement

The Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva invites applications for a position as FULL or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR in neutrino physics

INSTITUTE : The Department of Nuclear and Particle Physics of the Science Faculty of the University of Geneva offers a dynamic scientific environment with world-renown academics in the domain of particle, astroparticle and neutrino physics, as well as modern infrastructures. The Department is actively involved in several major international experiments and has a strong link with CERN since its foundation.


This full-time appointment includes teaching physics at bachelor, master and postgraduate level as well as supervising master and doctoral theses. The candidate will develop original research at the international level in his/her field of expertise and secure external funding. He/she will also take on organizational and administrative duties at department, section and faculty level. We are seeking a candidate with a proven international scientific reputation, with a wide range of skills and knowledge, including a very good understanding of the physics of neutrinos, a solid experience in data analysis and interpretation as well as in neutrino detectors and their functioning, the ability to coordinate an important research group, the pedagogical aptitude, creativity and enthusiasm necessary for the management of students during their doctoral or master studies, and the ability to initiate communication and outreach programs for the University.


  • PhD in physics or equivalent.
  • Strong track record in research and experience in the management of research groups and in teaching.
  • Publications in high-ranked 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 to the University website at the address https://jobs.unige.ch before July 31st, 2017 (0:00 Geneva time).


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

In a perspective of parity, applications by women are particularly encouraged and welcome.
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