Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Basel


The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Basel is looking for a distinguished scientist who is interested in building up a research and teaching program of excellence in the field of nanopharmaceutical and regulatory science.

Your position
The candidate is expected to

- develop the field of nanopharmaceuticals and related regulatory aspects at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences ( )
- establish a successful research program focused on important topics in nanopharmaceuticals/nanosimilars/nanotoxicology and related regulatory aspects and challenges
- investigate in collaboration with other research institutions critical quality attributes of nanopharmaceuticals and nanosimilars, such as mechanism of action, technological aspects, safety, and practical application issues
- connect with drug authorities to establish science-based guidelines on safe and correct use of nanopharmaceuticals and nanosimilars
- build teaching courses and form a network of teaching excellence on aspects of drug approval, drug selection, safe and efficient use of nanopharmaceuticals to both health care providers and drug authorities
- actively collaborate with academic colleagues and industry ('Public-Private-Partnerships')
- contribute to graduate level teaching and postgraduate education Your profile
The candidate is a distinguished scientist with a Master degree in natural sciences (such as nanoscience, pharmacy, biology, chemistry, physics) or medicine, with a PhD, and with research experience in the field of nanopharmaceutical and regulatory science.

We offer you
The University is home to the Swiss Nanoscience Institute ( ), the center of nanoscale science and technology in Switzerland. 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. We are an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourage applications from women.

Please address requests for further information to the Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prof. Dr. Christoph R. Meier ( ).

Application dossiers including a motivation letter, CV, research plan and teaching statement, should be sent by 31 August 2019 as a single PDF document to Prof. Dr. Martin Spiess, Dean, Faculty of Science,
University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland,
e-mail: ).

  • education
  • teaching