Professorship in Pharmaceutical Biology

University of Basel Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professorship in Pharmaceutical Biology (open rank)

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Basel invites applications for a Professorship in Pharmaceutical Biology starting January 2022.

Your position

We are looking for candidates with an outstanding track record in the field of Pharmaceutical Biology and interested in further developing the strategic axis "Drug Sciences" for which the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is already internationally renowned (  The new Professor is expected to develop internationally competitive research in a promising area of Pharmaceutical Biology and a modern teaching program for the Bachelor and Master degrees of the Department. Sufficient German for the teaching of Bachelor students is expected within three years.

Your profile

  • Competitive track record of independent research in a modern area of Pharmaceutical Biology
  • Ability to attract substantial third party funding
  • Openness to research collaborations within the University of Basel and national and international collaborations
  • A track record of successful teaching at the Bachelor, Master, or PhD levels
  • An integrative personality with leadership and organizational skills

We offer you

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences successfully covers a wide range of topics in research and teaching, ranging from drug discovery to drug development and to clinical use of medicines. 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.

Application / Contact

Please address requests for further information to the Department Head, Prof. Dr. Christoph Meier ( Application dossiers including a motivation letter, CV, list of publications, a two-page research plan, and teaching statement should be sent by email until 31 January 2021 as a single PDF document to the Dean's Office ( Prof. Dr. Marcel Mayor, designated Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland.