Administrative Assistant

Updated: 3 months ago

Administrative Assistant

80%, Starting immediately or as per agreement

The Biozentrum of the University of Basel is one of the leading life sciences institutes in the world. It consists of 32 groups and 500 employees that research how molecules and cells create life, spanning the scale from atom to organism. Founded in 1971, the Biozentrum has been the birth place of many fundamental discoveries in biology and medicine, spawning several Nobel Laureates.
We are looking for an administrative assistant for several research groups.

Your position

  • Support of the research group leaders in administrative and organizational matters
  • Organization of courses, lectures and conferences
  • Managing courses and teaching materials using an online system and direct communication with students
  • Support in personnel and financial administration
  • Planning, organization and documentation of meetings
  • Planning and accounting of business trips
  • Assistance to foreign visiting scientists

Your profile

  • University degree in the natural sciences and experience in research or administration, or completed commercial training with several years of practice, preferably in a university environment
  • Excellent knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • High competence in the use of modern communication tools
  • Confident handling of office software

We are looking for a personality who enjoys making modern research possible as a member of a scientific team. You work in a goal-oriented, forward-looking and prudent manner, are a team player, well organized and used to working independently? Do you react confidently and flexibly to the diverse demands of the university research environment? Do you enjoy interacting with people from all over the world? Then you are the person we are looking for.

We offer you
We offer you a varied job in a team of administrative assistants and as a member of our research groups, as well as contemporary employment conditions and social benefits within the framework of the university salary scale. This position is limited to two years, with an option for permanent employment after a positive evaluation.

Application / Contact
Please apply online with a CV, letter of motivation, reference letters, and the name/address of two references:
Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please note that only online applications will be accepted.
For any informal enquiries, please contact Manuela Holzer, HR Biozentrum,
061 207 20 22,

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