Work at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences

The Faculty of Biomedical Sciences (see research) is happy to support applications from candidates for the Swiss National Science Foundation Ambizione, Prima, and Eccellenza fellowships, as well as for European Research Council grants, aimed at supporting the career development of outstanding young researchers.

Interested candidates are invited to directly contact the director of the hosting institution, the Vice-Dean for research (email to: Greta Guarda) or the Rector’s delegate for research (email to: Benedetto Lepori) for more ample information. Candidates must be supported by the hosting institution before proceeding with the application at the University level (see SNF). University deadlines are 1 September, for Ambizione and Prima and 1 December, for Eccellenza.

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  • Application for academic titles

    Application for the title of PD or titular professor at the Faculty of biomedical Sciences:

    It is possible to apply for the title of PD (new or recognition) or titular professor (new or recognition) by sending the following documents to the Dean's Office (decanato.med@usi.ch):

    PD:

    1. Letter of motivation including a description (maximum half page) of present/future interactions with faculty

    2. Letter of presentation from the representative of the discipline, within the Board of Professors

    3. Curriculum vitae; (based on the model available for PD o for titular professor)

    4. For physicians: Federal medical degree (or non-Swiss degree recognized in Switzerland), doctoral degree (Dr.med. or PhD) and specialty degree(s) according to ISFM/SIWF criteria (or non-Swiss degree recognized in Switzerland)

       For other academics active in the biomedical field: Doctoral degree (PhD)

    5. Documentation evidencing participation in a teaching course

    6. Documentation of teaching activities

    7. Documentazione dell’attività scientifica

    8. Recognition of titles: document certifying the receipt of the title of PD or titular professor from a Swiss faculty

     

    Adjunct Professor

    1. Letter of motivation including a description (maximum half page) of present/future interactions with faculty

    2. Two letters of presentation (including one from the representative of the discipline, within the Board of Professors)

    3. Curriculum vitae

    4. Academic titles

    5. Documentation of participation in a teaching course

    6. Documentation of teaching activity

    7. Documentation of scientific activity.

     

    For any information please contact: decanato.med@usi.ch, Dean’s office: +41 58 666 49 00

     

    Regulations

     

    Dates for submission of application

    Applications must be reviewed by the Dean before being submitted to the Promotion Committee. Therefore, the quarterly dates for submitting applications are set out below. Applications received after the deadline of a quarter will be discussed at the following meeting.

    Submission date  Date of meetings of the promotion committee
    24.01.2022 07.02.2022
    28.03.2022 11.04.2022
    25.04.2022 06.05.2022
    22.08.2022 05.09.2022
    24.10.2022 07.11.2022

     

  • Application clinical practice teacher

    Application for the role of clinical practice teacher at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of USI:

    It is possible to apply for the role of clinical practice teacher by sending the following documents to the Dean's Office (decanato.med@usi.ch):
    1. Letter of motivation
    2. Letter of presentation and proposal for a role to be assigned by the professor responsible for the module and/or transversal themes
    3. Curriculum Vitae

    Regulations:

  • Job opportunities and open calls

    Open calls and job opportunities at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences are published on the dedicated USI web page:

    www.usi.ch/en/job-opportunities-usi

     

    Other work possibilities

    Please refer to the dedicated website page for information on other work possibilities at USI.