Professorship for Experimental Pathology (open-rank) – Universität Basel – Basel, BS

Universität Basel

The Medical Faculty of the University of Basel and the University Pathology Basel are looking from June 1st 2023 or by agreement for a

Professor for Experimental Pathology
In conjunction with the Head of the Department of Digital or Molecular Pathology.

In the end of 2022, the professorship of Experimental Pathology will become vacant due to the retirement of the current job holder.

The University Pathology Basel ensures general and specialized pathological care for the entire area of Northwestern Switzerland and has a high international reputation with regard to research.

The research orientation of the Professorship of Experimental Pathology is Digital Pathology and/or Systems/Molecular Pathology.

Your position

You are responsible for the department of Systems/Molecular Pathology or for a new department of Digital Pathology. You are responsible for establishing and leading an internationally competitive research group in the field of Digital Pathology or Systems/Molecular Pathology. You represent outstanding teaching and research in the Faculty of Medicine and actively participate in the promotion of young scientists as well as in the organization of continuing education and training in pathology.

Your profile

You hold a specialist title in pathology or an equivalent qualification. You are an excellent pathologist (Surgical Pathologist) with competence in at least one core specialty of pathology. You are habilitated or have equivalent qualifications thanks to outstanding and internationally recognized research achievements in an area of Experimental Pathology with a research focus in Digital Pathology, Molecular Pathology/Systems Pathology or Immunopathology. You have enthusiasm for innovative, interdisciplinary and science-oriented activities and are willing to actively cooperate with research groups active in the faculty focus areas of Immunology, Oncology or Cell Plasticity and Tissue Repair as well as with other academic and industrial partners.

We offer you

  • a challenging and versatile job in a university and clinical environment
  • an innovative, interdisciplinary and open research environment
  • a responsible leadership role
  • attractive employment conditions
  • attractive equipment for teaching and research

The University of Basel and the University Hospital Basel stand for excellence through diversity and are committed to equal opportunities and family friendliness. In an effort to increase the proportion of women in professorships, the University and the University Hospital are particularly interested in receiving qualified applications from women.

Application / Contact

For information, please contact the president of the academic recruitment committee, Prof. Alexander Navarini, (e-mail:; Phone:
+41 61 328 67 84) as well as the scientific coordination for appointment opportunities, Dr. Simone Neu (e-mail:, phone: +41 61 207 61 64).

Applications should be submitted by August 10, 2022. We kindly ask you to apply only via the online application platform of the University of Basel and as described in the


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