Professor in Bacteriology: Switzerland

The University of Geneva – Faculty of Medicine is inviting applications for a full/associate professor in Bacteriology. 

This full-time position will involve teaching in bacteriology at the bachelor, master and postgraduate level, as well as supervising Masters’ and doctoral theses. The incumbent will undertake fundamental research in this area (with a preferred emphasis on antibiotic resistance mechanisms) at the highest national and international levels and secure external funding.

He/She will be an active member of the vibrant research community of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine and contribute to its strong academic renown. The incumbent will also take up administrative and organizational duties within that Department as well as the Faculty of Medicine.

He/She is also expected to show the capacity to carry out a transversal mission through strong collaboration with partner services.


  • PhD, MD-PhD or equivalent is required
  • Full postgraduate training in bacteriology is an advantage.
  • Previous teaching and independent research experience.
  • Publications in leading international journals.

Stating date: October 1st 2021, or according to agreement.

Mandatory online registration before January 24th 2021 at:

Additional information may be obtained from:

Women are encouraged to apply

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