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Working at UZH

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    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 10,000-strong workforce is employed in technical and administrative professions. We also currently have 12 professional apprenticeship streams. Find out more about UZH as an employer.

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    Put your talent, professional skills and personal attributes to good use.

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    Working Models

    The Mobile Working model is based on the needs of an on-site university at the same time as harnessing the possibilities of flexible working.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Staff Discounts

    Employees benefit from a range of discounts and offers. Take your pick!

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    Legal Foundations

    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 la

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    International Services

    People from outside Switzerland who are interested in working at the University of Zurich are supported by International Services.

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    Family and Career

    We are committed to helping our staff achieve a good work-life balance.

Weiterführende Informationen

Human Resources

Human Resources supports UZH staff in all their employment-related needs.

Professorships Department

Professors can contact the HR Professors Office for questions about their employment.