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The Faculty of Science (Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät) of the University of Basel invites applications for the position of a

Professor of Chemistry (open rank)

We are seeking for candidates with an internationally recognized research program and an outstanding publication record in

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

While all areas of organic chemistry will be considered, upon equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with a focus on synthetic methodology and/or target-oriented synthesis. The selected candidate is expected to participate in teaching chemistry at all levels of the BSc, MSc and PhD programs. The University of Basel has an established program for career progression allowing promotion to associate and full professor upon successful evaluation.

The Department of Chemistry is located near the centre of Basel, a town which provides a stimulating and supportive environment for interdisciplinary research thanks to the strong presence of science institutes as well as the chemical- and pharmaceutical industries. For further information see http://www.chemie.unibas.ch

The selected candidate is expected to commence the appointment in Spring 2016. Applications received by 31 May 2015 are guaranteed full consideration. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity. To increase the number of women in leading academic positions, the University strongly encourages applications from women. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, list of publications, an outline of current and future research plans and names of four referees should be sent by email (as pdf file) to Prof. Dr. Jörg Schibler University of Basel, Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, .

For further information, please contact: Prof. Dr. Marcel Mayor, Department of Chemistry, E-mail: .



David Spichiger, SCS