UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 15,500 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.
The Faculty of social and political sciences and the Insitute of psychology are looking for a/an:
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Teaching (45%) Six hours of teaching a week, throughout the year, at Bachelor (BA) and Master (MA) levels, determined in accordance with institutional requirements. Supervision of MA dissertations and PhD theses.
Research (45%) The post-holder will pursue research in health psychology, with a specific but not exclusive interest in applied/practical research in at least one of the areas indicated above. The post-holder will be affiliated to one of the research centres in the Institute of Psychology (IP). S/he will be expected to produce high-quality academic publications. The post-holder will seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
Administrative responsibilities (10%)
PhD in psychology or equivalent
Good academic teaching record;
Expertise in quantitative methodologies with an understanding of mixed methods or an openness to this type of approach;
Proven record of applied research in one or more areas of health psychology (e.g. health promotion/education, treatment of chronic illnesses or another area in applied/practical health psychology, etc.);
Excellent international networks;
Experience in coordinating postgraduate training would be an advantage.
Please note that this position is part of a joint recruitment process with another tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor position in health psychology - qualitatives approaches. The complementarity of these positions in terms of theoretical and methodological approaches (particularly regarding quantitative and qualitative approaches) and contrasting areas of research will be an important selection criterion.
What the position offers you
We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.
Contact and Address
Contact for further information
Professor Jérôme Rossier (Jerome.Rossierunil.ch)
Candidates are invited to submit their application in PDF format via the online recruitment system containing following separate documents : cover letter, academic CV (including list of publications), copies of diplomas and qualifications and five main publications. Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.
References: maximum three contact names with e-mail addresses are sufficient. There is no need to solicit them at this stage of the application; we will do it if necessary.
UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. www.unil.ch/egalite