Job Offers and Open Positions
Assistant Professor of Digital Chemistry
→ The recently established National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Catalysis will actively support this position. It aims to create new value chains to enable the manufacture of a broad portfolio of chemicals from renewable feedstocks. The ultimate goal is to underpin sustainable growth, secure energy supplies, and safeguard clean air, water, and soil. The NCCR will offer an extensive collaborative framework with a large experimental community embedding academic and industrial partners, as well as dedicated funds for personnel and running expenses.
→ Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in natural sciences, computer science, or engineering, with a strong interest in the application of data science to chemical reactions and/or processes, and an excellent international record of accomplishments. At the assistant professor level, commitment to teaching and the ability to lead a research group are expected. She or he should be motivated and committed to teaching graduate-level courses (English or German) in chemistry and (bio)chemical engineering.
→ Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. The initial appointment is for four years with the possibility of renewal for a two-year period.
→ Please apply online: www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch
→ Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 15 September 2021.ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer, strives to increase the number of women professors, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
Professur für Batterie-Elektrochemie und -Materialien
The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Bern, Switzerland, is looking to hire a
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry (100%)
Start date of employment: August 1, 2022
We are seeking candidates with a competitive research program in organic synthesis. Possible research topics include (but are not limited to): sustainable synthetic methods, green chemistry, enantioselective catalysis, flow chemistry, photoredox catalysis, biocatalysis, electrochemistry, natural product synthesis. Alignment of the research with the strategic goals of the University of Bern (in particular sustainability, and health and medicine) is important. The candidate is envisioned to become the successor of Prof. Dr. Philippe Renaud. Teaching assignments in case of tenure will comprise basic and advanced organic chemistry including laboratory courses for students of chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy and other disciplines within the Faculty of Science.
The University of Bern has set the aim of increasing the percentage of women in leading academic positions and thus strongly encourages female scientists to apply for the position.
Interested candidates should send their motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae, list of publications and past achievements indicating their 5 most relevant publications, synopsis of their past, current and planned research (max. 5 pages) as a single PDF file to the Dean’s Office (email: ) and submit the completed online questionnaire (link to be found at http://www.dcbp.unibe.ch/jobs). The Deadline for applications is October 15, 2021.