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Associate or Full Professor in Fundamental Theoretical Computer Science.

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WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Job Start1 August 2024

The Department of Computer Science of the Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva has an opening for a position for

an Associate or Full Professor in Fundamental Theoretical Computer Science.

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 position involves research and teaching duties, the direction of a research group, research fund-raising, and participation in the management of the Computer Science Department. Teaching at the bachelor and master levels is required, and the candidate should be able to teach in both French and English.

  1. Bachelor: Formal modeling tools including discrete modeling techniques and logic
  2. Bachelor: Semantics of programming languages
  3. Master: Formal modeling and verification of software


  • PhD in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Candidates with an expertise in Formal verification of software using i.e. deductive verification, abstract interpretation, automated theorem proving, type systems, and lightweight formal methods, or an expertise in Programming language theory (PLT), analysis, formal semantics, characterization, and classification of formal/programming languages, are particularly welcome.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University of Geneva actively encourages applications from women in higher education and is committed to a diverse academic community.

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The application will include:

- A letter of motivation
- A detailed CV with list of publications
- A copy of the highest degree obtained
- A research and teaching project
- A list of people who can write a letter of recommendation and who can be contacted directly if necessary. Letters of recommendation are not required at this stage.

Applications must be submitted exclusively online, before October 31st 2023, at the link


Further information can be obtained by writing to: scienceopeningsunige.ch


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