The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 14,300 students and nearly 3,800 collaborators, professors, and researchers work and study. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne's city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.
The Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) is inviting applications for a position of:
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Ecology
at the Department of Ecology and Evolution
Starting date: to be agreed
Rate of activity: 100%
Contract Length: 6 years, renewable
Workplace: DEE, Quartier UNIL-Sorge, Lausanne
Candidates will be considered for appointment as assistant Professor (tenure-track). The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research, a demonstrated ability to attract external research funding, an interest and enthusiasm for teaching ecology, and a desire to establish a strong research group in ecology. All branches of ecology will be considered, but we are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in experimental population and/or experimental ecology.
Pre-existing knowledge of French is not required, but the candidate will be expected to be able to teach in French within two years.
A detailed job description is available (or QR code).
The Department of Ecology and Evolution has a long track record of excellence in research. It is located on a beautiful and vibrant campus on the shore of Lake Geneva, sharing the site with the Federal Technical University, EPFL.
A start-up package, a state-of-the-art research infrastructure, as well as a yearly research allowance for positions and consumables will be available within an environment favouring collaborations.
Contact for further information
Further information may be obtained from Prof. Christian Hardtke (Christian.Hardtke@unil.ch), chairman of the search committee.
March 31st, 2018 (23:59 GMT+1)
Applications should include a motivation letter, a curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications in which the five most significant ones are identified, a brief statement of research program, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three referees. The full application should be submitted through this UNIL recruitment system.
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of women and men among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.