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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Bern, Switzerland seeks excellent candidates with an outstanding publication record and an internationally recognized research programme in 

Pharmaceutical Chemistry 

Applicants should have a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry. The candidates should demonstrate an exceptional potential to develop innovative research programmes in areas such as Target Identification, Elucidation of Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Action, Structure-Activity Relationships or Activity Based Protein Profiling. Furthermore, he/she should be willing to cooperate with research institutions within and outside the University of Bern. The candidate is expected to strongly contribute to the training and education of students in the pharmaceutical sciences. 

The University of Bern is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the number of women in the faculty. Qualified female researchers are especially encouraged to apply. 

The position is to be filled before or by August 1, 2019. 

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a synopsis of their past, current and planned research (max 5 pages), a list of publications, indicating the 5 most relevant papers, and an outline of their teaching experience as a single PDF file to the Dean’s Office (email: ) and submit the completed online questionnaire (link to be found at http://www.dcb.unibe.ch/jobs). Deadline for applications is May 15, 2018. 

Informal inquiries can be addressed to Prof. Robert Häner, phone +41 (0) 31 631 43 82, email:   or Prof. Jean-Louis Reymond, phone +41 (0) 31 631 43 25, email:  


University of Bern, Faculty of Science, Dean's Office, Sidlerstrasse 5, 3012 Bern, Switzerland,



David Spichiger, SCS