Open Position @UniGE: Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

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The Faculty of Science at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, has an opening for a position as

Assistant Professor (tenure track)
in Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

Responsibilities: The department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry of the Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva offers an innovative and vibrant scientific environment. Leading research activities are performed, which are recognized worldwide for their interdisciplinarity combining the design of novel analytical techniques, the study of interactions of molecules and polymers with solid surfaces with electrochemistry, coordination chemistry and metallosupramolecular chemistry. It concerns a full time position with teaching in French and in English at the Bachelor and Masters levels in the field of inorganic and material chemistry. The successful candidate is expected to lead a visible and independent research group that will be externally funded and at an internationally competitive level. The field of research is open but should complement existing expertise in the department. We are particularly interested in the design of smart (bio)materials having applications as (bio)analytical sensors and probes.

The candidate will be involved in administrative duties in the Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry and in the Faculty of Science.

Requirements: PhD in chemistry or equivalent. Prior experience in leading a research group and in teaching is desired. Publications in international peer-reviewed journals.

Starting Date: January 1st, 2019, or as agreed.

Applications should include a cover letter, detailed CV together with a list of publications, copy of highest degrees/diploma, research and teaching statements, list of referees who may later be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested at this stage.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line at the following address : before June 30th, 2018 (0:00 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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Applications from women are particularly welcome.

You can read this announcement on the UniGE job website as well.

David Spichiger, SCS / Claude Piguet, UniGE