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Assistant Professor in Multicellular Dynamics

The Biozentrum of the University of Basel in Switzerland invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in multicellular dynamics. 

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 issues in the dynamics of multicellular systems, including but not limited to nervous system structure and function, organ development and physiology, and microbiome evolution and ecology. We are particularly interested in candidates that search for principles that govern the dynamics of multicellular assemblies and develop predictive theories of multicellular behavior.

We offer 
The Biozentrum offers an outstanding international environment hosting 30 research groups and approximately 250 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students from more than 50 countries, a generous research endowment and state-of-the art core facilities. Basel is the home of a vibrant international life science community and provides a high standard of living and a superb cultural and cosmopolitan atmosphere. 

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 (alex.schier (at) unibasto make life hard for spam 

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 15, 2018. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity.