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Research and Teaching Fellow at the Department of Political Science and International Relations at 100%, Université de Genève

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Job description

The Geneva School of Social Sciences and the Department of Political Science and International Relations are offering a competitive position of Research and Teaching Fellow at 100% in International Relations.

The successful candidate will have to provide 4 hours of teaching per week at the Bachelor and Master level in political science and international relations, including supervision and correction of exams, as well as student mentoring:

  • Introduction to International Relations Course (Bachelor)
  • Seminar in International Relations, ideally in the area of international conflicts and / or international security (Master).

The candidate will be called upon to supervise and coordinate Bachelor research projects and supervise Master theses.

The candidate will also be called upon to develop their own research and carry out scientific publications. For more details, please see the specifications here enclosed.

Necessary skills requirements:

Doctorate in political science or title deemed equivalent.

University-level research and teaching experience (lectures and seminars) in the International Relations, ideally in the area of conflicts and / or security research.

Have completed a doctoral or postdoctoral stay of at least one year in another Swiss or foreign university or be able to justify active inclusion in a national or international research network.

If the selected person is close to obtain the doctoral degree (max within 3 months from the date of engagement), he/she will be hired as an Assistant (class 8) until the doctoral degree is obtained.

Fluency in French and English.

Start date :

1st January 2024

Contact :

Applications including a cover letter, a detailed CV (including list of publications), the summary of a research project planned over a period of 3 years, as well as the names of two reference persons, must be submitted exclusively online before the deadline indicated above (11.59pm Geneva time) by clicking on “Postuler / Apply now”.

Additional information

Further information on the position can be obtained from Professors Simon Hug, Sandra Lavenex or Thomas Sattler.

The duration of the position is of 3 years, renewable once for 3 years, with funds from the Department of Public Instruction (DIP).

L’Université de Genève offre des conditions d’engagement motivantes dans un cadre de travail stimulant. En nous rejoignant, vous aurez l’occasion de mettre en valeur vos compétences ainsi que votre personnalité et contribuer activement au rayonnement d’une Institution fondée en 1559.