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Assistant/Associate Professor in Molecular, Cellular or Systems Biology

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.

We offer
We offer a very generous research endowment 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. The working language in the Biozentrum is English. 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.

Applications (including a short motivation letter, CV, a list of publications, and a two-page summary of your current and future research) should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Marcel Mayor, Dean of the Faculty of Science and submitted online as one single PDF via During online submission applicants are asked to request three referees to submit confidential letters of reference.

Requests for further information may be addressed to Prof. Dr. Alex Schier (alex.schierunibasch). If your question is about the online application process, please contact the Office of the Dean (dekanat-philnatunibasch). 

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 19, 2023. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family-friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity.