Professorhip in Emotions and Society

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University of Geneva
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It is a full time position which includes teaching obligations on "Emotions and Society" at Bachelor and Master levels as well as the supervision of Bachelor research projects and Master dissertations.

Duties include developing research at the national and international levels about the role of emotions in conflicts resolution, specially in conflicts of inter- or transnational kind. This field of speciality will be also developed through involvement in Post-Graduate programmes and Doctorates thesis.

The candidate will have to get involved in at least one of the four departments of the Faculty, and in the Interdisciplinary Center for Affective Sciences.

Strong competence in case building and coordination of research projects is required.

In particular, the successful applicant will develop partnerships with international organizations.


  • PhD (or degree deemed equivalent) in one of the social specializations : political science, international relations, sociology, anthropology, geography, history, political economy or social psychology.
  • Teaching and research experience.
  • Publications in international peer-reviewed journals.

 STARTING DATE: 1 August 2018 or as agreed.

CONTACT : For additional information about the position, please contact Geneva School of Social Sciences Dean's office ( )


Applications, consisting of a letter of motivation, a detailed curriculum vitae (including publications list), a description of completed and managed research projects and a certified copy of highest degrees/diploma, must be posted exclusively on line by clicking on the "Postuler/Apply now" button below, before the above-mentioned deadline (23h59 Geneva time).

Applications sent by email will not be accepted.

Undefinite duration contract, funded by Département de l'Instruction Publique (DIP).

The English translation is provided for information purposes and only the French version is binding.

The University of Geneva is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Qualifed women are encouraged to apply.