Lausanne (CH): Professor

University: Professor in psychology of career guidance (15177)

UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 15,500 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.

Faculty of social and political sciences and the Institute of psychology are looking for a

tenure track assistant professor for an associate professorship
associate professor
in psychology of life-long careers and career guidance

Expected start date in position : 01.08.2020 / to be agreed
Contract length : tenure track assistant professor: 2 years, renewable twice (6 years in total), associate professor : 6 years renewable
Activity rate : 100 %
Workplace : University of Lausanne, Dorigny

Your responsibilities

In your functions, you will have to:

Teaching (45%)
Six hours of teaching a week, throughout the year, at Bachelor (BA) and Master (MA) levels, determined in accordance with institutional requirements
Supervision of MA dissertations and PhD theses.

Research (45%)
The post-holder will pursue research in the psychology of life-long careers and career guidance, on one of the topics indicated above (sustainable careers, life-long learning, life-long career guidance, etc.).

Administrative responsibilities (10%)

Detailed job description in pdf:

Your qualifications

In order to complete our team, we are looking for someone with the following skills :

  • Doctorate in psychology or equivalent;
  • Good academic teaching record;
  • Proven research record in one or more of the following areas: sustainable careers, lifelong learning, life-long career guidance, social and occupational insertion and integration, resources and vulnerabilities in unstable and shifting labour markets, promoting well-being at work;
  • Desired experience in practical career guidance and support;
  • Good international networks;
  • Expertise in a wide range of qualitative, quantitative and mixed research methods would be an advantage.

What the position offers you

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

Contact for further information
Mrs Marie Santiago Delefosse

Your application

Deadline : 31.01.2020

Candidates are invited to submit their application in PDF format via the online recruitment system containing a cover letter, academic CV (including list of publications), copies of diplomas and qualifications and five main publications. Only applications submitted via the online system will be considered.

References: maximum three contact names with e-mail addresses are sufficient. There is no need to solicit them at this stage of the application; we will do it if necessary.

Additional information

UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.

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