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Faculty of Science


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

Full or Associate Professor Position
at the Department of physical chemistry
in the domain of experimental physical chemistry

Institute: 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, aggregates and chiral materials as well as the preparation and study of materials for sustainable technologies and theoretical chemistry.

Assignment: The position is full time with teaching at the Bachelor and Masters levels in the field of general and physical chemistry (6 h/week). The successful candidate is expected to lead a vibrant research program at an internationally competitive level in experimental physical chemistry. The field of research should complement the existing expertise in the department and enable synergies with 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.

Academic Title Requested: PhD in chemistry or equivalent. Relevant teaching experience. Track record of scientific achievements including publications in high-ranked international journals.  

Starting DateSeptember 1st, 2021, 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 : https://jobs.unige.ch before September 30th, 2020 (23:59 Geneva time). APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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

Applications from women are particularly welcome.

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

Céline Wittwer, SCS