Assistant Professorship in Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology
University of Basel Department of Physics

Assistant Professorship in Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology

The Department of Physics at the University of Basel invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of an assistant professor, in the areas of theoretical particle physics and/or cosmology.

Your position

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct an excellent research program and contribute to teaching activities at all levels, including particle physics at the undergraduate level.

Your profile

We are looking for an outstanding theorist with proven expertise in theoretical particle physics and/or cosmology. The requirements include a PhD degree in physics or equivalent, experience in research and publications in leading journals in the fields. Synergies between the candidate's research plans and existing activities at the Department are advantageous.

We offer you

The Department of Physics at the University of Basel offers an international environment for top-level research in the fields of nano and quantum physics as well as cosmology and particle physics. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Application / Contact

Please submit the application documents addressed to Prof. Dr. Marcel Mayor, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland including a short letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and a statement of research and teaching interests at Candidates should arrange for three to five reference letters to be submitted to this site. Applications completed by 30 September 2021 will receive full consideration. Applications from women are particularly welcome.

For informal inquiries please contact the Chair of the Department, Prof. Martino Poggio (, or Prof. Stefan Antusch (

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