Professor in Inorganic Chemistry (open rank)

Bern, Switzerland (CH)
The salary is based on the system of the staff of the canton of Bern, Switzerland.
Apr 11, 2018
May 11, 2018
Field of specialization
Catalysts, Education, Inorganic, Materials, Organometallic
Job Type
Full time

University of Bern
Faculty of Science

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 (but are not restricted to) the synthesis and/or mechanistic investigation of metal-centred catalytic systems (homogeneous, heterogeneous, biocatalytic), metallo-supramolecular chemistry, bio-inorganic chemistry. The candidate should demonstrate an exceptional potential to develop innovative research programmes and engage in collaborations within and outside the University of Bern. The candidate is expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching curriculum in inorganic and general chemistry. 
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 earliest start date is 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 May 15th, 2018.

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