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CLOSED: Job: Assistant professor in Medical Entomology

February 1, 2013 - 18:57 -- MalariaWorld Jobs

Organization: The University of Neuchâtel

Location: Switzerland

Application deadline: 1st February 2013

Job description: the appointee is expected to establish an internationally recognized research programme in parasite-vector-host interactions. We are particularly interested in candidates that use original and integrative approaches to elucidate mechanisms involved in host location, acceptance and feeding. The appointee will teach biology at all levels (bachelor, master and doctoral school). A non French-speaking appointee will be expected to achieve fluency in French following a period of adaptation to teach undergraduate courses in that language.

Starting date: 1st August 2013 or upon agreement.

Requirements: PhD degree in biology or in another life science discipline, as well as an internationally recognized research record.

Application file: to be sent by regular mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. Peter Kropf, Rue Emile Argand 11, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland, as well as by email to

The applications will include a signed letter of motivation and curriculum vitae covering the applicant’s teaching and research experience, research funding obtained, list of publications and copies of academic degrees. Applicants will also provide a brief teaching statement (max. 1 page), and a description of the research projects he/she would develop at the University of Neuchâtel (max. 2 pages). The candidate will request 3 experts to send a signed letter of reference via email directly to the head of the Hiring Committee, Professor T. Turlings

Application deadline: 1st February 2013.

The University of Neuchâtel encourages women to apply.

Additional information: head of the Hiring Committee, Prof. T. Turlings, the Dean of the Faculty and

Don't forget to mention MalariaWorld when applying for this position.