Connecting European Neuroscience

Professor in Geneva/Switzerland

19 October 2020

Professor in Geneva/Switzerland

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The Department of Basic Neurosciences at the Medical Faculty of the University of Geneva is looking to sponsor applicants for

Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Eccellenza Fellows will be appointed as non-tenure track Assistant Professors at the University of Geneva. Candidates exploring basic or translational questions in the neurosciences will be considered. 
SNSF eligibility criteria include at least 2 years of research activity at a Swiss Research Centre, Swiss nationality or a Swiss higher education degree.

You have an outstanding research record and are looking to develop your independent group within the Medical Faculty of Unige. You have strong communication skills and will contribute to teaching.

*We offer*
We will sponsor your application for a SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship and will act as a host institution. Eccellenza covers your salary and provides project funds of up to 1,000,000 Swiss francs for a five-year period. We will complement this support with a research endowment, laboratory facilities, administrative support, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities. The Department of Basic Neurosciences is located in the Centre Medical Universitaire and consists of 14 research groups with researching in fields ranging from developmental to circuit and cognitive neurosciences.

Applications should be submitted as a single pdf that includes a short motivation letter, CV, one-page summary of current and ontact details of 3 referees. Applications should be sent to , who can also answer informal inquiries
First screening of applications : October 26, 2020.

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Closing date:
Contract length:
5 years
University of Geneva
Basic Neuroscience

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Hélène-Sophie Renneboog
University of Geneva
1 rue Michel Servet
1206 Geneva - Switzerland

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