Position type:

Full time

02 Nov 2020
31 Jan 2021

Full details:

Reference number: UOB-biochemistry/200f8636

The Medical Faculty of the University of Basel is accepting applications for a position as:


Professor of Biochemistry

To be appointed by August 1st 2021 or by arrangement

Your position

  • Excellent research in the broad field of cancer biology
  • Outstanding Biochemistry teaching at our medical school


Your profile

  • Internationally reputed track record of independent research in the broad field of cancer biology and experience in leading a research group. The specific subject of research remains open and should be determined by the quality of the applicant (PhD, MD-PhD, MD or DPharm).
  • Documented ability to acquire competitive third-party funding.
  • Dedication and enthusiasm for biochemistry teaching at the University level.
  • Team spirit and commitment to actively cooperate within and beyond the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel.
  • Integrative personality with leadership and organizational skills as well as with a talent in communicating medically relevant topics to both clinicians and basic scientists.


We offer you

The successful candidate will assume the following positions and functions:


  • Professor (open rank) of Biochemistry at the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel.
  • Research group leader in the Department of Biomedicine (DBM), featuring an innovative research atmosphere with competitive researchers, excellent infrastructure, cutting-edge core facilities, close connections to the University Hospital as well as an international PhD program.


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