Professor in Neuroscience

Basel, Switzerland
Nov 09, 2017
Nov 15, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
The Biozentrum of the University of Basel in Switzerland invites applications for a professorship in neuroscience. We are interested in exceptional candidates exploring fundamental issues in neuroscience at the molecular, cellular or systems level. The position can be filled at the Assistant (tenure-track), Associate or Full Professor level depending on the qualifications of the applicant.

Your position
The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record and strong communication skills, will complement and enhance the research portfolio of the Biozentrum as well as the broader Basel Neuroscience Community, and will contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

We offer you
The Biozentrum offers an outstanding international environment hosting 30 research groups and approximately 250 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students from more than 50 countries, a generous research endowment and state-of-the art core facilities. Basel is the home of a vibrant international life science community and provides a high standard of living and a superb cultural and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Application / Contact
Applications, including CV, list of publications and a short research summary, should be sent by e-mail (pdf or zip) to Prof. Dr. Martin Spiess, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland, to For informal inquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Silvia Arber (

The deadline for receipt of applications is November 15, 2017. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from female candidates.
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