University of Geneva, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 2527-PROF [#16085, 3698]
Position Title: Full, Associate or Assistant (tenure track) Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Geneva, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
Subject Area: Mathematical Physics understood in a broad sense
Application Deadline: 2020/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/07/15, listed until 2020/09/30)
Position Description:    

The School of Mathematics of the University of Geneva and the National Center for Competence in Research (NCCR) SwissMAP are inviting applications for a position of Full, Associate or Assistant (tenure track) Professor and a position of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Mathematical Physics understood in a broad sense.

The School of Mathematics of the University of Geneva hosts the NCCR SwissMAP which offers a stimulating scientific environment focusing on the following 5 research projects in Mathematical Physics: “Geometry, Topology and Physics”, “Field Theory”, “Statistical Mechanics”, “String Theory”, and “Quantum Systems”

The advertised positions are full-time and tenured (for Associate and Full Professors) or tenure track (for Assistant Professors). They assume teaching at the Bachelor, Master and post-graduate level, supervising Master and PhD theses, developing research at the highest international level, securing external funding and taking up administrative and organizational duties in the School.

Successful candidates will be capable of developing a broad and independent line of research in topics of interest of the School of Mathematics and of the NCCR SwissMAP. They are expected to contribute to the excellent international scientific reputation of the University of Geneva.


PhD in sciences or equivalent diploma. Publications in top international Mathematics journals.

STARTING DATE: September 1, 2021 or upon mutual agreement.

Applications should include: a cover letter, a detailed CV together with a list of publications, a copy of the highest degrees/diploma, research and teaching statements, a list of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee. At this point, recommendation letters are not requested.

Applications should be submitted through the University of Geneva website before September 30th, 2020 (23:59 Geneva time). Applications submitted by e-mail shall not be considered. Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address:

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Contact: Prof. Anton Alekseev
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School of Mathematics
University of Geneva
2-4 rue du Lièvre
1211 Genève 4
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