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Associate or Assistant (tenure track) Professor

Closing Date
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Occupation rate
Job StartAugust 1st, 2023, or upon mutual agreement

The Faculty of Science of the University of G eneva is opening a position of

Associate or Assistant (tenure track) Professor

in the field of low - energy quantum many - body physics at the Department of Theoretical Physics.

The Department of Theoretical Physics of the University of Geneva offers a highly dynamic and stimulating research environment. It works closely with the other departments in the Physics Section as well as with many first - class international collaborations. Currently, the Department hosts leading research groups working in the fields o f quantum many - body physics, quantum information, quantum field theory, cosmology and biophysics.


This is a full - time position. Duties include teaching at Bachelor, Master and postgraduate level. Moreover, the successful candidate will supervise masters a nd doctoral theses. The successful candidate will develop a research program at the highest international level in the field of quantum many - body physics, broadly defined, and secure external funding. We expect that an ideal candidate will have an excellen t research track record. We are particularly interested in candidates who aim to develop novel theoretical techniques, and who work on quantum phases of matter and their properties, both in and out of equilibrium. Ideally, a candidate will be able to inter act with the groups in quantum many - body physics currently present at the Department. Possibility of interaction with other groups within the Physics Section is considered a plus.

The candidate will also have to fulfil management and organizational duties within the Department and the Faculty.


  • PhD degree or equivalent
  • Publications in high - ranked international journals
  • Experience in research supervision and teaching experience

Contact and Address

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

  • applications must include a cover letter
  • a detailed CV with a list of publications
  • a copy of highest degrees/diploma
  • a research and teaching statement and a list of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now.

Applications must be submitted exclusi vely on - line to the following address: https://jobs.unige.ch before January 31st, 2023 (0:00 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

L’Université de Genè ve offre des conditions d’engagement motivantes dans un cadre de travail stimulant. En nous rejoignant, vous aurez l’occasion de mettre en valeur vos
compétences ainsi que votre personnalité et contribuer activement au rayonnement d’une Institution fondée en 1559.

Dans une perspective de parité, l’Université encourage les candidatures du sexe sous- représenté.


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