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Open Position at ETH Zurich: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Organic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position at the Laboratory of Organic Chemistry.

Successful candidates are expected to establish a successful, internationally recognized and externally funded research program. A focus on organic chemistry in the broadest sense is desirable. Areas of interest include analytical chemistry, methods and/or target-oriented synthesis, prebiotic (origin of life) chemistry, chemical biology, and physical-organic chemistry.

At the assistant professor level, commitment to teaching and the ability to lead a research group are expected. Collaborations with colleagues within and outside the ETH are encouraged. Generous annual support for students and supplies will be provided by the Laboratory of Organic Chemistry to supplement external support obtained for her / his research program.

Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other top international universities.

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Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, a description of the leadership philosophy, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 31 October 2022. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family-friendly employer, values diversity, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

Open Position at University of Geneva: Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry of the Faculty of Science at the University of Geneva seeks outstanding candidates for tenure track assistant professor in analytical chemistry to further strengthen its vibrant scientific environment.

All areas of analytical chemistry will be considered although research that complements the existing themes of aquatic sensors, bioanalytical mass spectrometry, bioelectrocatalysis and coordination and metallosupramolecular chemistry within the Department would be preferred.

The successful candidate will lead a visible and independent research group at an internationally competitive level that will be externally funded and teach at the BSc and MSc level.

Teaching in French at the BSc level is expected after a transition time of two years.

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Minimum Qualifications and Experiences Required

  • PhD in chemistry or equivalent and an excellent track record of research and publications.

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate academic excellence and the impact of their work at national and international levels.

  • In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University of Geneva actively encourages applications from women in higher education and is committed to a diverse academic community.

Contiment Start Date

July 1st, 2023, or to be agreed


Applications should be submitted exclusively online. Apply now before 31st July 2022 (23:59 Geneva time).


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