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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Professor in Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations

20.11.2019, by Tina Keil

University of Geneva, Switzerland
Application deadline: January 15th, 2020

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The University of Geneva, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (Switzerland), invites applications for the position of a Full Professor, Associate Professor or Tenure Track Assistant Professor in 'Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations'.

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Job description

This is a full time position. Duties include teaching at the bachelor, graduate and post-graduate levels, as well as the direction of master’s and doctoral theses. The successful candidate is expected to develop research programs at a national and international level in the field of this position and to secure external funding. She/he will also participate in administrative and managerial duties within the Section of psychology and the Faculty.


PhD in psychology, or equivalent. Candidates will have a university teaching experience as well as a research experience in the field of social psychology of intergroup relations, as evidenced by scientific publications and research grants. They will have a good capacity to lead research teams and will develop an interest in social psychology integrating different theoretical and methodological approaches, various populations and different social and cultural contexts. The working language is French. The successful candidate is required to become fluent in French within 3 years.

Starting date: October 1st, 2020, or as agreed.

Applications should be done exclusively online by January 15th 2020 on the University website, which contains additional information. No application in paper form will be considered.

For gender equality purposes, the University of Geneva encourages applications from women.