Full or Associate Professor in Virology: Switzerland

The University of Geneva in Switzerland is actively seeking a Full or Associate Professor in Virology to work within the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine.


The University of Geneva is a higher teaching and research institution with in excess of 17’000 students from 150 countries studying in the core of the city in a dynamic and international environment. Our University offers more than 500 programmes including 136 Bachelor and Master degrees and 87 doctoral schools covering a wide variety of fields from social sciences and humanities to the sciences. The quality of research and teaching of our institution is demonstrated by the presence of a number of excellence centres and Nobel prices.


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.

He/She will be an active member of the vibrant research community of the Department and contribute to its strong academic renown.


The candidate must hold a PhD or MD-PhD degree. He/she must develop an established line of research in respiratory 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 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: April 1st 2022, or according to agreement.


Application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, bibliometric data (including H-index, number of publications number of publications without self-citations), a research project report, copies of diplomas, and copies of the 3 most relevant papers. They must be submitted exclusively online. Women are encouraged to apply

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