Working at UZH
The University of Zurich, Switzerland’s largest university, offers a range of attractive roles in an inspiring environment of cutting-edge research and top-class education. In addition to teaching and research staff, more than one-third of our 9,000-strong workforce is employed in technical and administrative professions. We also currently have 12 professional apprenticeship streams.
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Most employees are employed according to public law based on the employment act of the Canton of Zurich. External instructors are employed according to private law.
Compensation and Insurance
The salary system of the Canton of Zurich applies for most of our employees. Individual salaries are determined according to the role and the employee’s experience and qualifications. For junior academic positions and members of the teaching staff, fixed salary classification guidelines apply.
Working Hours and Vacation
The University of Zurich offers a flexible working time model for both full-time and part-time employees.
Training and Development
We believe that continuing education is essential for our employees, and offer a wide range of opportunities for development. We also offer apprenticeships and internships in a variety of professions.
Family and Career
We are committed to helping our staff achieve a good work-life balance.
Employees benefit from a range of discounts and offers. Take your pick!
People from outside Switzerland who are interested in working at the University of Zurich are supported by International Services.
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