The Faculty of psychology and education of the University of
Geneva has an opening for a
Tenure-track assistant professor in the cognitive
neuroscience of language
JOB DESCRIPTION : This is a full time position. Duties
include teaching at bachelor, graduate and post-graduate
levels in the field of cognitive neuroscience and
neuropsychology of language, as well as the direction of
master’s and doctoral theses. The successful candidate will
be required to develop a research program at a national
and international level in the domain of the offered position
and to obtain external funding. She/He will also participate
in administrative duties at the level of the Section of
Psychology and the Faculty of Psychology and Education
Sciences. This position is part of the NCCR Evolving
language to which it is expected that the candidate will
REQUIREMENTS : PhD in neuroscience, cognitive
neuroscience, psychology, or equivalent.
The successful candidate will have proven research
experience in the domain of the neuroscience of language,
certified by scientific publications, and preferably previous
experience in research funding. She/He will also have some
experience in teaching university courses in the field of
cognitive neuroscience of language, and in supervising
students (Master’s level and/or PhD).
Applications may be submitted in English. Yet, the
successful candidate will have to interact in French with the
public, students, study participants, etc. The ability to
acquire a working command of French within the first two
years is, thus, required.
STARTING DATE: OCTOBER 1st, 2021, or as agreed.
Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line on the
University website: https://jobs.unige.ch/ which will
contain additional information about the position shortly
(expected posting March 23rd, expected closure around
May 19th 2021).
With an outlook toward parity, women are encouraged to