Assistant professor in molecular plant sciences - Switzerland

Deadline: 
10 Feb 2017

University of GenevaThe Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva invites applications for the position of assistant professor in molecular plant sciences (tenure track)

Job description: 

The successful candidate is expected to develop an ambitious, independent research program using molecular tools to address fundamental questions in plant biology. The position comes with a competitive package, including substantial yearly core funding for research, which should be supplemented by acquiring external financing. State-of-the-art facilities are available allowing innovative research with potential for high impact to be realized.

The position is full time and includes 4 hours per week of teaching spread across different courses and seminars at the Bachelor and Master level, as well as overseeing and directing the research of undergraduate and graduate students.

The Department of Botany and Plant Biology at the University of Geneva offers a stimulating, highly dynamic scientific environment, renowned internationally for its research in the Molecular Plant Sciences. Geneva is a cosmopolitan city that offers numerous cultural and outdoor activities.

Academic title and experience required:

• PhD degree.
• Publications in 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 here. Apply now before February 10th, 2017 (0:00 Geneva time). Applications sent by email shall not be accepted.

Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address : scienceopenings@unige.ch. September 2017 or a date to be agreed. 

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For more details visit University of Geneva's website.