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Full Professor or Associate Professor in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Université de Genève
Department of Computer Science

Closing Date
WorkplaceGenève, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Job StartSeptember 1st 2019

The Department of Computer Science of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is opening a

position of Full Professor or Associate Professor in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning

The Department of Computer Science is a very dynamic entity of the Faculty of Sciences. It is involved in numerous research projects funded by the SNSF, the EU, industry and other foundations. The Department of Computer Science offers complete bachelor, master and doctoral courses, focusing on the basic theoretical concepts of computer science, the mastery and development of advanced tools, and their multidisciplinary application in fields as varied as theoretical computer science, formal methods, information theory, High Performance computations, numerical modelling and simulation, bioinformatics, etc.

The Department of Informatics is recognized worldwide for the quality of its research in several of these areas.


This is a full charge position with courses at the bachelor, master and post-graduate levels. The person in this new position must be able to teach the basic subjects of computer science, as well as specialized courses in the field of AI and machine learning. She/he will develop cutting-edge research in the above-mentioned field, integrating, if necessary, the ethical and legal aspects related to the subject.


Doctorate of Science or equivalent title

She/he will have a solid background in computer science, complemented by extensive scientific competence enabling her/him to collaborate with all UNIGE researchers in various fields (physics, biology, environmental sciences, social and human sciences, etc.). This person will not only master current techniques, but will be interested in developing new approaches, and will explore ambitious and innovative ways in the long term.

The candidate who applies for this offer will master French in order to be able to teach bachelor students. He/she will be dynamic, open to multidisciplinary collaborations and able to have a rigorous theoretical approach and the ability to solve concrete problems.

Candidate(s) will demonstrate the excellence of their skills through the international recognition of their work and their involvement in a variety of academic activities.

Female applications are encouraged.

Contact and Address

Applications including :

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed CV together with a list of publications
  • Copy of highest degrees/diploma
  • Research and teaching statements

List of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line on the following link before April 30 th 2019:



Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address : scienceopeningsunige.ch .


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