Open Positions

The following positions are open within the Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences.


Positions vacancies at Institute for Environmental Sciences for :

  • Post-doc or a Senior Research and Teaching Assistant (maître assistant).
  • PhD student (4-5 years)
  • Research assistant (2 ½ years, possibly extendible)

On various aspects of the energy transition. The successful applicants will become member of the Energy Efficiency Group at the inter-faculty Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) which is active in interdisciplinary research in the domains of energy, climate change, water and urban ecology as well as sustainability. The Energy Efficiency Group at ISE is affiliated to the Faculty of Science. The institute represents an enthusiastic, dynamic and international working environment. It offers an interdisciplinary Master programme in Environmental Sciences (MUSE) with a track on Energy.

Post-doc research positions at the University of Geneva

One fully financed (salary and research founds) Postdoctoral researcher position funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation is available at the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Geneva (Switzerland). The contract will be for 24 months. The Postdoctoral research will be part of a group including 4 PhD students and 3 postdoctoral researchers with expertise spanning from Petrology and volcanology, statistics and numerical modelling. The doctoral candidates will be part of the group of Volcanology and Petrology (Projects - SSTE - UNIGE) of the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Geneva and spend a minimum of 3 months at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY).