Switzerland is one of the leading countries in the field of dual careers. It has been leading the way in appealing to couples within scientific and research-led academia. This article looks at how this works.
Postdocs should bear one thing in mind above all else: a strategy to withdraw from academia is highly advisable, for secure positions are rare.
Professors and junior professors receive their salary on the basis of the W salary scale. Their basic salary varies in each federal state. They may also be eligible for performance bonuses, which must be negotiated skillfully.