University of Basel
Faculty of Science

The Department of Chemistry at the Faculty of Science, University of Basel invites applications for 

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry

Your position
The new professor will be expected to lead an internationally visible research program in experimental and/or theoretical/computational physical chemistry within the Department of Chemistry and to contribute to teaching in physical and general chemistry at all levels of the BSc and MSc programs.

Your profile
We are looking for outstanding candidates with proven expertise in experimental and/or theoretical/computational physical chemistry. The applicants must have a PhD degree in chemistry or a 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. Possible research areas include, but are not limited to, experimental and theoretical/computational exploration of (complex) molecular systems, spectroscopy and chemical dynamics.

We offer you
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Basel provides excellent research and teaching conditions in a stimulating and vibrant environment. lt maintains a wide range of collaborations with other departments of the University of Basel, as weil 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 a CV, a list of publications, a letter of motivation and a statement of past, present and future research and teaching (max. 4 pages) should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Marcel Mayor, Dean of the Faculty of Science and submitted online as one single PDF via In addition, applicants are asked du ring online submission to provide names of at least three referees to submit confidential letters of reference.

Requests for further 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 .



Céline Wittwer, SCS