Assistant Professorship in Morphological Variability

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich invites applications for an

Assistant Professorship in Morphological Variability

The position is available for up to six years at the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine (Director: Prof. Dr. Frank Rühli).

We are looking for a young and dynamic personality at an early stage in his/her career, flexible and willing to establish a highly visible research portfolio in a new area. Successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to independently conceive novel research projects and bring them to successful completion. Graduate studies in the field of biomedicine (MD and/or PhD), as well as documented expertise in human anatomy and morphology are a prerequisite for this position. We seek applicants with an internationally recognized scientific track record and a genuine interest to establish interdisciplinary re-search collaborations with translational prospects in Zurich. We expect strong interest for modern teaching methods and for promotion of junior scientists in their academic career. Key personality traits are excellent social skills and an open, integrative personality

Knowledge of the German Language is not mandatory, however to acquire some proficiency in German over time is expected.

The University of Zurich is an equal opportunity employer. The Faculty of Medicine implements specific measures in the selection process to increase the proportion of women with a faculty position.

Please hand in your application for this position at by March 30st, 2017.

For additional information, please contact the president of the search committee, Prof. Dr. Anita Rauch: Tel. +41 44 556 33 00,