Faculty Position, Tenure Track, Neuroscience

La Jolla, California
Commensurate upon experience.
September 04 2020
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Type

The Department of Neuroscience at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA is seeking outstanding applicants for tenure-track faculty position, at all levels. We invite applications from ambitious and interactive investigators from all areas of neuroscience applying molecular, genetic, biochemical, electrophysiological, cellular, anatomical, and behavioral approaches to elucidate the mechanisms underlying nervous system function and its disorders. 

The Department of Neuroscience and The Scripps Research Institute offer a dynamic environment and provide a multi-disciplinary, collaborative atmosphere to foster cutting edge neuroscience research. We host substantial expertise in sensory neuroscience, addiction biology, learning and memory, brain development, neural control of metabolism and animal models of neurodegenerative, psychiatric and neurological diseases. Strengths of the Department and the Institute include state-of-the-art core facilities the support research in imaging, proteomics, next-generation sequencing, structural biology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, medicinal chemistry, rodent behavior, and ultra high-throughput small molecule screening for drug discovery. 

Detailed information about the Department of Neuroscience can be found at https://www.scripps.edu/science-and-medicine/research-departments/neuroscience/

We encourage applications from established investigators; inquiries about opportunities and applications can be directed to Department Chair Dr. Hollis Cline at cline@scripps.edu

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interests and their future research plans at http://apply.interfolio.com/78269. Candidates for the Assistant Professor level will include contact information for at least three professional references at stage II review, if requested.

Scripps embraces diversity & recognizes it as being a key to our success. EOE/M/F/V/D.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent in a relevant discipline, and an outstanding record of research that demonstrates originality in addressing significant questions. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an active research group, be an interactive member of the faculty, and participate in interdisciplinary research and training. A Search Committee will review all applications and select candidates for interviews starting immediately. 

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