Assistant Professor in Virology: Switzerland

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva is calling for applications for a full-time Assistant Professor (tenure-track). The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally-funded competitive research program and to participate in teaching and service duties within the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine.


The candidate must hold a PhD or MD-PhD degree. He/she must develop a line of research in virology supported by competitive funding and resulting in publications in leading international journals. Priority will be given to candidates working in the field of clinically relevant viruses, like respiratory viruses, allowing interactions with the Centers for Emerging Viral Diseases and Vaccinology, with the aim of strengthening translational research. Candidates proposing innovative approaches to study virus-host interactions, mechanisms of viral pathogenesis, or other areas of fundamental virology are particularly encouraged to apply.

Starting date:

February 1st 2024 or according to agreement.


Applications should be summited exclusively online until 30 June 2023

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