University of Zurich (UZH)

Eccellenza Professorship in Molecular Life Sciences

University of Zurich, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences

Zurich, Switzerland

The Institute of Molecular Life Sciences (IMLS) at the University of Zurich wishes to sponsor SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships for outstanding researchers in the field of multicellular biology.


The Institute of Molecular Life Sciences at the University of Zurich provides a lively and supportive scientific environment where a wide range of cutting-edge approaches – including quantitative imaging, functional genomics, bioinformatics and computer simulations – are applied to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms of living systems. Current research topics include cellular dynamics and organ differentiation, systems biology, viral infection and neuronal development and function (IMLS website).


In order to be eligible for an SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship, applicants should possess one of the following: Swiss nationality, a Swiss higher education degree or at least two years’ research experience at a Swiss higher education institution.  Further information on the SNSF Eccellenza Program can be found at SNF Eccellenza.


Interested candidates should submit a description of research interests with clearly defined future aims (not exceeding five pages), a cover letter, CV and contact details of 3 referees by November 1st directly to the IMLS (darren.gilmour@uzh.ch). We strongly encourage applications from female researchers. Interviews will take place in December 2019. 


For further information please contact darren.gilmour@uzh.ch or francesca.peri@uzh.ch.

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Eccellenza Professorship in Molecular Life Sciences