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Professorships Department

UZH as an Employer

With over 9,000 academic and non-academic staff, UZH is one of the largest employers in the Canton of Zurich. It offers a diverse and stimulating working environment for employees with the broadest range of academic backgrounds and experience.


UZH welcomes diversity among its staff, and is committed to offering equal opportunities. By signing the «Charta Family Life and Academia», it also underscored its efforts to enable staff to balance family and professional life.

What We Offer

As a responsible employer, UZH offers progressive employment terms and supports and encourages its staff with a wide range of services. For example, in addition to interesting opportunities for professional and personal development, and flexible childcare options, staff can use the sports facilities of the Academic Sports Association Zurich (ASVZ), take language courses at the UZH/ETH Language Center, use the many libraries, and enjoy a broad range of subsidized restaurants and cafés.

Weiterführende Informationen

UZH for Staff

All you need to know about your workplace, the services available to UZH staff and health and safety, can be found on the «staff@uzh» portal.

UZH for Families

All relevant information about combining work and family life for parents and carers working at UZH are compiled on the «family@uzh» portal.