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Newly Hired at the University of Geneva ?
First of all: Welcome to the University of Geneva!
We are gathering information to help you with the ongoing rules at the university, the administrative procedures, where to look for flats and so on..
About the conditions of employment at UNIGE, activities or general information.
- Standard of a flexible 40h/week for a full time position.
Respectfully, the building hours are:
|Building||Monday to Friday||Saturday||Sunday|
|Sciences II and Sciences III||7h30-20h00||Closed||Closed|
- 6 weeks annual leave.
- You can also find here, the several official bank holidays:
For the official 2019 bank holidays click here
Salary ranges for postdocs
According to Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) rule:
The following salary ranges are annual gross salaries, excluding social security contributions by the employer, calculated on a full -time basis.
Postdocs annual salary range from CHF 80,000 to 105,000.
For lower work -time percentages, the amounts must be reduced accordingly.
"Cahier des Charges"
- Each "cahier des charges" is to be defined and agreed personally with the supervisor and can be different from lab to lab.
- Post-Doctoral fellows at the Unige are expected to teach and/or give practicals for a certain percentage of their contract (usually 20-30%).
We also recommend you to attend the Human Resources welcome presentation organized each year for new collaborators (2017 Slides.pdf).