Open Positions

Postdoctoral Position in Development of a Novel Screening Tool for a Rapid Anti-pandemic Response

We invite candidates to submit applications for a joint PostDoc position in the biointerfaces-oriented group of Professor C. Palivan, and polymer-synthesis group of Prof. W. Meier, Department of Chemistry, at the University of Basel, Switzerland. The position is for one year, with possible prolongation up to two years.

More information can be found here.

Post-Doctoral Fellow / Graduate Student Position - General Profile

Post-doc Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or similar and need a strong background in some of the following areas: physical chemistry or polymer chemistry, spectroscopy, biochemistry.  Proficiency in English, and preferably knowledge in German are necessary.  The candidate is expected to collaborate, help and advise Ph.D. students. 

Ph.D. Candidates are required to hold a Master's Degree (or equivalent), preferably in chemistry or similar. Some prior experience in (experimental) physical chemistry would be helpful. Proficiency in English, and preferably knowledge in German are necessary. Graduate students are expected to work together with postdoctoral fellows as well as graduate and undergraduate students. 

Both graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in our Department are required to assume teaching assistant responsibilities during the semester and should have great social and communication skills for integration into an international research team. 

The Department of Chemistry in Basel offers a highly stimulating environment with active and internationally recognized research groups. 
The University of Basel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please email a curriculum vitae, list of publications as well as names and contact info of referees to Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meier. A description of interests and skills would be helpful.