Professor in Evolutionary Biology (Switzerland) ~

6 de febrero de 2014

Professor in Evolutionary Biology (Switzerland)

The Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the University of Bern,
Switzerland, announces a vacancy for a professorship (open rank) in
Evolutionary Biology. The Institute has six full professors (chairs),
several associated professors and junior group leaders, and it hosts a
large international community of graduate students and post-doctoral
researchers. The institute has an excellent reputation for research and
teaching ( in all aspects of ecology and

Applications are sought from individuals with an outstanding research
record in theoretical and/or experimental evolution. Candidates with a
strong background in evolutionary genomics are also encouraged to apply.
The candidate should have a doctorate in a relevant field, several years
of postdoctoral and teaching experience, an interest in developing,
testing and teaching evolutionary theory and in collaborating with other
researchers of our institute. Senior researchers are also encouraged to
apply. Hiring level, from tenure-track Assistant Professor to Full
Professor, will be commensurate with experience.

The new faculty member will have responsibility for part of the teaching
of evolutionary biology at undergraduate and graduate levels. All
graduate teaching and advanced undergraduate teaching are in English.

The application should include a letter of motivation, a CV with a short
research plan for the next 5 years, funding history, list of previous
teaching and supervised MSc and PhD students, a list of publications,
and the names and contact information for three references. Applications
from women are strongly encouraged. Appointment will be either to tenure
track or tenured, commensurate with experience. The earliest starting
date for the position is August 1st 2015.

Applications must be submitted by April 10th 2014 as one PDF file to, and should be addressed to the Faculty of Science,
University of Bern, Prof. Silvio Decurtins, Dean, Sidlerstrasse 5, 3012
Bern, Switzerland.

For further information, you can contact the institute director at More information about the institute can be found

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