PhD Student - Natural Products Lead Discovery

Oct 11, 2017
Nov 09, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Pharmacenter of the University of Basel, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled PhD student 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


For more information on the technology platform and current research, please consult our website at


Applications (via Email only) to

Prof. Matthias Hamburger, Pharmaceutical Biology

Pharmacenter of the University of Basel

Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland


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