Full or Associate Professor, Head of the Division of Geriatrics

University of Geneva
Nov 04, 2020
Nov 04, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva and the University Hospitals of Geneva are seeking applications for the position of a Full or Associate Professor, Head of the Division of Geriatrics. 

CHARGE: This is a joint university hospital and faculty position as Head of the Division of Geriatrics, including a part-time appointment as professor. The position is attached to the academic and hospital Departments of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics.

The candidate should possess outstanding managerial, leadership, and communication skills to lead a large Division, organized in several hospitalization, liaison and outpatient Units, a memory center, as well as several specialized consultations. She/He should have an excellent clinical track record in geriatric medicine. She/He will continue and further develop collaborations with other divisions and clinical centers in a transversal perspective. Furthermore, she/he will rapidly establish a medical and academic succession plan for the Division of Geriatrics.

The successful candidate must possess mentoring skills and be dedicated to strong medical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She/He will have the ability to conduct high-level research in the field of Geriatrics.


M.D. title and board certifications in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, or equivalent, are required. Good knowledge of French. Relevant experience as an independent investigator and teacher. Publications in leading peer-reviewed journals.

STARTING DATE: October 1st 2021, or upon agreement

For detailed application guidelines, contact: viviane.burghardt@unige.ch

Mandatory online registration before November 30th 2020 at http://www.unige.ch/academ

The University is an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes applications from women. 

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