PhD Candidate (Natural Products Lead Discovery) 100%, starting date 1 January 2018, or upon mutual agreement

EmployerUniversity of Basel
Published9 October 2017
WorkplaceBasel, North West Switzerland, Switzerland
CategoryMedicine / Pharmacology
Life Sciences
PositionJunior Researcher / PhD Position


PhD candidate (Natural Products Lead Discovery)

The Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Pharmacenter of the University of Basel, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled PhD candidate with a keen interest in natural product-based drug discovery.

Your duties

  • Collaboration in an activity-driven natural products discovery project utilizing our technology platform for HPLC-based activity profiling combining on-line (PDA, ELSD, MS/MS) and off-line (microprobe NMR) spectroscopy, and state-of-the-art high-content screens that are operated in house and in a co-operation with the University of Berne (Prof. Oliver Pertz). Your focus will be on the analytical chemistry part of the project (activity profiling, isolation and structure elucidation).

Your profile

  • MSc degree or Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology
  • Interest in multi-disciplinary research
  • Good command of German and English

We offer

  • A position in an international and highly productive research group
  • Involvement with interdisciplinary drug discovery projects

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Applications (via Email only) to
Prof. Matthias Hamburger, Pharmaceutical Biology
Pharmacenter of the University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
matthias.hamburger [at] unibas[.]ch

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