Job offers

Section containing job offers for positions at the nanomedicine community.

Dear ETPN members, dear colleagues,

The Nanopharmaceuticals and Regulatory Science group within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences ( at the University of Basel is looking for a scientist interested in a research and teaching appointment in nanomedicine and regulatory science. The position is an endowed assistant / associate professorship (non-tenure track) initially for 5 years.


The candidate is expected t:

  • conduct independent research focused on nanomedicine / formulation / complex drugs, with emphasis on clinical translation.
  • actively collaborate with colleagues in academia and industry (‘Public-Private-Partnerships’) in the fields of preclinical characterization, safety and efficacy evaluation, and regulatory approval of nanomedicines and other complex drugs.
  • investigate the critical quality attributes of nanopharmaceuticals and nanosimilars, such as mechanism of action, biocompatibility and scale-up.
  • participate in nanomedicine-related committees and working groups, and contribute to graduate level teaching and postgraduate education


Your profile

The candidate is a scientist with an MD or a PhD in natural sciences (such as nanoscience, pharmacology, cell biology, chemistry, or immunology), with at least three years post-graduate experience, and a publication record in a field related to nanomedicine.

We offer you

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences successfully covers a wide range of topics in research and teaching, ranging from drug discovery to drug development and to clinical use of medicines. The University of Basel 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.

Application / Contact

Application dossiers should be submitted online as a single PDF (including a cover letter addressed to Prof. Marcel Mayor, designated Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Basel; CV; list of publications; research plan and teaching statement). For informal inquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Scott McNeil (, Professor of Nanopharmaceuticals and Regulatory Science.