Job Opportunities 

Thank you for your interest in employment at Fondation Botnar.  We currently have the following opportunities available:


Job opportunities at the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health (BRCCH)

Open opportunities at BRCCH will be posted by the University of Basel and ETH Zurich.


Expert Commission Member – Cities: Commitment, Coordination and Learning

Our growing team of motivated experts is currently implementing a new strategy including ramping up our grants funding. Fondation Botnar will fund and support work on its focus areas in urban environments in 7-10 countries across the world as well as through international research partnerships. It is expected that the total grant expenditure will expand to around 70 million CHF per year as of 2019. With the exception of applications for "one-off grants", all applications for funding are examined in detail by an advisory Expert Commission. The Expert Commission is comprised of members of the Foundation Board, the Management as well as external experts chosen by the Foundation Board.

Five senior external experts are being hired and the Fondation Botnar Expert Commission will take up its activities in spring 2019.

We are currently recruiting for a Cities Expert, to sit within the Expert Commission. They will be responsible for:
● Appraisal of around 10-12 funding proposals per year.
● Monthly online meetings of Expert Commission (2 hours each).
● Two annual face to face meetings in Basel, Switzerland.

The expected workload will be between 12-15 days a year.

Click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.


Please note we do not accept unsolicited applications, and neither do we take calls regarding the status of application.