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Associate Professor UAS (University of Applied Sciences) in the field of Disabilities

HES-SO GenevaGeneva School of Health Sciences
Closing Date
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Occupation rate
Job Start1 September 2023

For its Nursing Department, the Geneva School of Health Sciences, HES-SO Geneva is advertising for
the position of

Associate Professor UAS (University of Applied Sciences)
in the field of Disabilities

80% occupation

The Geneva School of Health Sciences (HEdS-Geneva), part of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) is the largest health school in French-speaking Switzerland and the only one to bring together five departments: Nutrition and Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Midwifery, Nursing and Medical Radiology Technology. The HEdS -Geneva trains highly qualified healthcare professionals capable of meeting the demands of today’s and tomorrow’s health care practice and offers a wide range of continuing education programs. Along with professional education, the HEdS-Geneva conducts high- level research and provides acknowledged health services.


The HEdS is looking for an Associate Professor UAS specialized in the field of Disabilities. Working in a dynamic and stimulating environment, the candidate will develop clinical research projects, and teach mainly in the Department of Nursing and in continuing education.


You possess a PhD (or equivalent) in the field of Disabilities , you hold a Bachelor’s (BSc) or a Master’s degree (MSc) in health and you have professional experience with people with D isabilities (children and/or adults). You are familiar with disability-related health issues and able to relate them to the Swiss disability policy and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. You have acknowledged expertise with assessment scales and interventions for this population.

Motivated by a scientific career at a University of Applied Sciences, you have proven skills in writing funding applications and obtained several important grants in your name. You have proven experience in leading research teams and possess a record of international and national publications. You exhibit good writing skills in English. You manifest a strong interest in interdisciplinary work in collaboration with field partners.

You have an open, dynamic personality, you possess good integration and adaptation skills, and you enjoy working in a team.

Contact and Address

Do you think you match this profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information, please contact Dr Marie-Laure Kaiser, Director of HEdS Geneva marie-laure.kaiserhesge.ch

Additional information:
HES-SO / HEdS Geneva has a recruitment policy in favor of equal opportunities and diversity.

Your completed application (cover letter and CV accompanied by titles and certificates relating to your professional experience, and copies of your main and recent publications or reports published during the last years) should be sent by e -mail only to Dr Marie-Laure Kaiser, Director of the School of Health Sciences at the following e-mail address: rh-hedshesge.ch.

Please include the following reference in your application file: PA SI Disabilities.

For any further information (such as salary terms, etc.), please contact the HEdS Human Resources: rh-hedshesge.ch



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