Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Job Postings

Job Postings - Details

Professor in Inorganic Chemistry
(open rank) 

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Bern, Switzerland seeks excellent candidates with an outstanding publication record and an internationally recognized research programme in any area of 

Inorganic Chemistry  

Possible research areas include the synthesis of components for energy conversion, including for example research in catalysis, nanostructures, supramolecular, or functional coordination compounds. The candidate should demonstrate an exceptional potential to develop innovative research programmes and be willing to cooperate within and outside the University of Bern. The candidate is expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching curriculum in Inorganic Chemistry and General Chemistry for students of chemistry, biochemistry and other disciplines within the Faculty of Science. 

The University of Bern is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the number of women in the faculty. Qualified female researchers are especially encouraged to apply. 

The position is to be filled by February 1st, 2019. 

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a synopsis of their past, current and planned research (max 5 pages), a list of publications, indicating the 5 most relevant papers, and an outline of their teaching experience, as a single PDF file to the Dean’s Office (Email: and submit the completed online questionnaire (link to be found at 

Deadline for applications is February 28th, 2017. 

Informal inquiries can be addressed to Prof. Martin Albrecht, phone + 41 (0) 31 631 46 44, Email:

Please note:

The application dossier may also be submitted as attachment to the online questionnaire (see link below).
The maximum size allowed for the online form attachment is 3 MB.

If you receive an error message when submitting the online questionnaire, this may be due to the expired "I'm not a robot" - reCAPTCHA verification while uploading the attachment.

In this case, please check that you have filled in all the mandatory fields (marked with an asterisk) and submit the online questionnaire without attachment.

Downloads & Links