The University of Lausanne is a research and higher education institution composed of seven faculties, here approximately 15,000 students and nearly 5,000 professors, researchers and staff work and study. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.
In order to complete our team, the Faculty of social and political sciences and the Institute of social sciences are looking for a
tenure track assistant professor for an associate professorship
in social sciences and governance of health systems
In your functions, you will have to :
Teaching (45%) Six hours a week of teaching throughout the year
Research (45%) The post-holder will pursue their own research in health social sciences, with an emphasis on general issues in public health and the governance of health systems, from a comparative perspective. It is expected that the person appointed will be affiliated to one of the research centres of the Institute of Social Sciences and that they will work closely with the University Centre of General Medicine and Public Health (Unisanté) on joint projects. Collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Centre on Overcoming Vulnerability: Life Course Perspectives (LIVES-UNIL) is also possible. S/he will be expected to produce high-quality academic publications. S/he will seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
Administrative responsibilities (10%)
In order to complete our team, we are looking for someone with the following skills :
Doctorate in social sciences or equivalent;
Academic teaching experience;
Proven research record in organisation and governance of health systems, public health and global health;
Excellent links with international networks;
Openness to interdisciplinarity and collaboration with other institutions
Ability to provide expert analysis and carry out assignments for public or private-sector institutions
Openness to a diverse range of research methods: qualitative, quantitative and combined.
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
Deadline : 15.09.2019
Please, send your full application in Word or PDF via the online system including :
a cover letter,
copies of diplomas and qualifications,
a list of publications,
five main publications in PDF format
Only applications through the online system will be taken into account.