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Senior Physician

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Job description

Department Description / Description of UZH unit

The Department of Forensic Medicine & Imaging at the Institute of Legal Medicine investigates living and deceased persons on behalf of the criminal investigation authorities under legal medical aspects. As a department of a university institute, we are involved in teaching and research.


- Carrying out autopsies 
- Routine tasks in service and further education 
- Examinations and assessments in expert questions of the department 
- Carrying out of alcohol recalculations 
- Supervision of assistant physicians

Requirements / Qualifications

- Specialist physician for legal/forensic medicine 
- Communication skills, flexibility and assertiveness 
- High forensic commitment and teamwork 
- Interest in research and teaching 
- Management experience desired

Language skills

Communication in German

Computer skills

MS Office

We offer

- 42 hours per week 
- Part time is possible 
- An interesting, versatile activity in an interdisciplinary team in an exciting area 
- A workplace with good infrastructure at the facilities of the University Campus Zurich-Irchel 
- A compensation according to cantonal guidelines 

Company Description

With its 26,000 enrolled students, the University of Zurich (UZH) is Switzerland's largest university. Founded in the year 1833, UZH was Europe's first university to be established by a democratic political system; today, UZH is one of the foremost universities in the German-speaking world. Made up of seven faculties covering some 100 different subject areas, the University offers a wide variety of Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs. In addition, UZH's continuing education programs offer excellent learning opportunities.


As a member of the "League of European Research Universities" (LERU), the University of Zurich belongs to Europe's most prestigious research institutions. Numerous distinctions highlight the University's international renown in the fields of medicine, immunology, genetics, neuroscience and structural biology as well as in economics. To date, the Nobel Prize has been conferred on twelve UZH scholars.

Sharing Knowledge

The academic excellence of the University of Zurich brings benefits to both the public and the private sectors not only in the Canton of Zurich, but throughout Switzerland. Knowledge is shared in a variety of ways: in addition to granting the general public access to its twelve museums and many of its libraries, the University makes findings from cutting-edge research available to the public in accessible and engaging lecture series and panel discussions.

Job Details
  • REF: -
  • Sector: Academia
  • Specialty: Pathology (incl. anatomical, clinical & forensic)
  • Position: Medical Doctor
  • Type: Full-Time