Assistant Professor of Chemistry

University of Basel Department of Chemistry


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the Faculty of Science, University of Basel invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in inorganic chemistry.

Your position

The new professor will be expected to lead an internationally visible research program in experimental inorganic chemistry within the Department of Chemistry, and to contribute to teaching at all levels of the BSc and MSc programs.

Your profile

We are looking for outstanding candidates with proven expertise in experimental inorganic chemistry. The applicants must have a PhD degree in chemistry or a closely related field, and an excellent track record of research activities and publications. Complementarities between the candidate's research plans and expertise and existing activities at the Department are desirable.

We offer you

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Basel provides excellent research and teaching conditions in a stimulating and vibrant environment. It maintains a wide range of collaborations with other departments of the University of Basel, as well as the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. For further information see: The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family-friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity. We explicitly encourage female candidates to apply.

Application / Contact

Applications including CV, a list of publications, a letter of motivation, a statement of research and teaching interests (max. 4 pages) should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Marcel Mayor, Dean of the Faculty of Science and submitted exclusively via the online application portal as one single PDF.

Requests for additional information may be addressed to: Prof. Dr. Olivier Baudoin, Head of the Department of Chemistry, University of Basel
( Questions concerning the online application process should be addressed to the Office of the Dean

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 31, 2022

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