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Professor of Chemistry (Tenure Track Assistant Professor)

The Faculty of Science (Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät) of the University of Basel invites applications for a position of Professor of Chemistry (Tenure Track Assistant Professor).

We are seeking candidates in all areas of Physical Chemistry with an outstanding research record and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Research areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, experimental and/or computational exploration of molecular systems, spectroscopy in the broadest sense, or characterization of the dynamics of complex systems. Candidates should have a strong publication record reflecting innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative approaches.

The Department of Chemistry is located near the center 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:

The selected candidate should start his or her appointment in 2016. Applications received by September 15, 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 Science, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland at .

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David Spichiger, SCS