Assistant Professorship in Paleogenetics

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich invites applications for an
Assistant Professorship in Paleogenetics
The position is available 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 contribute significantly to this dynamic research area.
Successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to independently conceive novel research projects and bring them to successful completion. We seek individuals with the following qualifications:
– Training in the field of biomedicine (MD and/or PhD)- Expertise in molecular biology and DNA sequencing; experience with the analysis of ancient remains
– Internationally recognized scientific track record
– Interdisciplinary networking with translational research prospects
– Excellent social skills; open and integrative personality
– Interest for modern teaching methods
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 April 30st 2016.
For additional information, please contact the president of the search committee, Prof. Dr. Anita Rauch: Tel. +41 44 556 33 00,