Assistant/Associate Professor in Molecular, Cellular or Systems Biology

Basel, Canton of Basel-Stadt (CH)
June 07 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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The Biozentrum of the University of Basel in Switzerland invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship or a tenured associate professorship in molecular, cellular or systems biology. All candidates exploring fundamental questions in modern biology will be considered, ranging from the physics of life to the dynamics of multicellular systems.

Your position
The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record and strong communication skills, will complement and enhance the research portfolio of the Biozentrum as well as the broader Basel Life Sciences Community, and will contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Your profile
We are interested in candidates exploring fundamental questions in modern biology, ranging from the physics of life to the dynamics of multicellular systems.

We offer you
We offer a very generous research endowment, including support for students, postdocs, technicians and consumables, and state-of-the-art core facilities. The Biozentrum consists of 30 research groups and 250 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students from more than 50 countries researching in fields ranging from structural, computational, cellular and developmental biology to microbiology and neuroscience. Basel is the home of a vibrant international life sciences community and provides a high standard of living and a superb cultural and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Application / Contact
Applications (a single pdf including a short motivation letter, CV, list of publications, and a two-page research summary) and three letters of reference should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Martin Spiess, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland, and submitted online to For informal inquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Alex Schier (

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 15, 2019. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity.