Assistant Professor in Entomology (Switzerland) ~

24 de mayo de 2013

Assistant Professor in Entomology (Switzerland)

The Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne,
Switzerland invites applications for the position of a tenure-track
Assistant Professor in Entomology. The position is at the Department of
Ecology and Evolution, but is also linked to the Museum of Zoology and
Botanical Garden.

The Department of Ecology and Evolution ( has a
long track record of excellence in research.

A start-up package, a state-of-the-art research infrastructure as well
as an annual research allowance for positions and consumables will be
available within an environment favoring collaborations. The successful
candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized research
program funded by external sources and take a leading role in a new
initiative aimed at developing interactions between the University of
Lausanne and the Museum of Zoology and the Botanical Garden.

Pre-existing knowledge of French is not required but the successful
candidate is expected to be able to teach in French within 2 years.
She/he will also supervise Masters and PhD students and participate to
other training activities.

The job description is available on the Internet site

Further information may be obtained from the Chair of the Search
Committee, Prof. Jan R. van der Meer (

The applications, in English, will include the curriculum vitae, the
list of publications with copies of the five most significant ones, a
brief statement of the research program and teaching experience, as well
as three references (names and contact information). They should be
submitted online by August 16th 2013 as a single pdf file at

Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among
its staff, the University encourages applications from women.

Tadeusz J. Kawecki
Associate Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolution
University of Lausanne
Le Biophore, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

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