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Assistant Professor, tenure-track in the Department of Genetics and Evolution

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WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

The Faculty of Science at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, has an opening for a position as
Assistant Professor, tenure-track in the Department of Genetics and Evolution

STARTING DATE: January 2024, or as agreed.


The Department of Genetics and Evolution at the University of Geneva offers a highly dynamic and stimulating research environment. It is internationally renowned for the quality of its research, which is highly interdisciplinary, associating genetics, development, and evolution.

The Department is opening a full-time position of Assistant Professor, tenure track, in the field of genetics, development, and evolution. Duties include teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervising 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 creative and original research. The candidate may be recruited on a research theme currently developed by the department, but not necessarily.


  • PhD degree or equivalent.
  • Publications in high-ranked peer-reviewed international journals.
  • Teaching experience is appreciated.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, The University of Geneva actively encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education.

Contact and Address

Applications must include a cover letter, a detailed CV together with a list of publications, a copy of the highest degrees/diploma, research and teaching statements, as well as a 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 online at the following address: https://jobs.unige.ch before August 13th, 2023 (0:00 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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

You can read this announcement at the following address : https://jobs.unige.ch/


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