The successful candidate is expected to undertake research in the area of audition, speech and language at the highest national and international levels. In this context he/she will use methods of human neuroscience (e.g. MRI, MEG, EEG, TMS, NIRS, Intra-cortical recordings, VR, BCI), publish in high impact journals and secure national and international funding.
The candidate is also expected to assume the co-direction of the National Center for Competence in Research (NCCR) “Evolving Language” moving forward this large, interdisciplinary effort across Swiss institutions. Administrative and organizational duties within the Department of Fundamental Neuroscience and the Faculty of Medicine are also expected in addition to the involvement in the NCCR.
Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the field of the position as well as supervising Masters' and doctoral theses are expected.
MD, MD-PhD or PhD (or equivalent degree) in a field relevant to the position.
Proven experience directing a research team and teaching.
Track record of publications in leading international journals.
Proven track record in securing competitive funding.
Capacity for interdisciplinary collaboration.
Ability to acquire a good knowledge of French within the first two years.
STARTING DATE: 01.10.2023 or according to agreement.
Mandatory online registration before November 30th, 2022 at: http://www.unige.ch/academ
Additional information may be obtained from: Viviane.Burghardt@unige.ch