Professor in Computational Pharmacy

Canton of Basel-Stadt (CH)
March 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Faculty, Manager

Professor in Computational Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Basel invites applications for a professorship in Computational Pharmacy. We are looking for a distinguished scientist with an outstanding track-record in the field of computer-based methods in pharmaceutical sciences. The position may be filled at the Assistant (tenure-track), Associate or Full Professor level, depending on qualification, and is anticipated to start in February 2019.

Your position

The professor will establish a successful research program focused on current topics in Computational Pharmacy, including drug design, molecular modeling, process simulation, or personalized pharmacy. The professor is also expected to contribute to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, engage in collaborative projects, and play an active role in acquiring extramural funding.

Your profile

Candidates are expected to have an outstanding research record in areas related to computer-based methods in pharmaceutical sciences and strong communication and collaboration skills. They have teaching experience to lead graduate level courses (in English); the ability to participate in the teaching of Bachelor students (in German) is anticipated for later stages of the tenure.

We offer you

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Basel is located in one of the global innovation centers for drug discovery and biotechnology, thereby providing unique opportunities for strong scientific collaborations. It hosts research groups covering a wide range of drug sciences, community/clinical pharmacy and clinical pharmacology, and offers access to state-of-the-art technologies. The city of Basel is home to a vibrant international scientific community and provides a high standard of living.

Application / Contact

Application dossiers including a motivation letter, CV, research plan and teaching statement should be sent as a single PDF document to Prof. Dr. Martin Spiess, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland, e-mail: Please address requests for further information to Prof. Dr. Daniel Ricklin (

The deadline for receiving applications is May 15, 2018. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from female candidates.