Professor of Mathematics

University of Basel


Professor/in Mathematics

The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Basel invites applications for a professorship in mathematics (open rank).

Your position

We are seeking candidates with an outstanding research record in all areas of pure mathematics, in particular Algebra or Geometry. A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching is essential.

Your profile

The successful candidate will complement and enhance the research portfolio of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. The willingness for scientific collaborations with other departments and affiliated institutions of the Faculty of Science and other faculties of the University of Basel is expected.

We offer you

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science provides excellent research and teaching conditions and a stimulating academic environment. It maintains a wide range of collaborations with other departments of the Faculty of Science and affiliated research institutions, other Faculties, as well as other universities.
The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity. To increase the number of women in leading academic positions, the University strongly welcomes female applicants.

Application / Contact

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, list of publications indicating the five most significant papers, a statement of current and future research, a teaching statement, and names of five potential referees should be submitted online (as one single pdf file) addressed to Prof. Dr. Marcel Mayor, Dean of the Faculty of Science. For further information contact Prof. Dr. Jiří Černý ( The deadline for receipt of applications is December 11, 2023.

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