Faculty Position, Tenure Track, Chemical Biology

La Jolla, California
Commensurate upon experience.
September 03 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Chemistry Department at Scripps Research invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking outstanding scientists in the broadly defined area of Chemical Biology. Candidates should demonstrate a high level of productivity in their field of interest. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program. The Department of Chemistry is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, together with the Scripps Research shared values of innovation and excellence.

Scripps Research— one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations — is at the forefront of basic biomedical science, with faculty undertaking chemistry, biology, and medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. Over the last decades, the institute has established its core strengths in biomedical research at the interfaces between chemical and biological sciences.  Scripps Research is organized into two campuses, one in La Jolla, California, and one in Jupiter, Florida.  Scripps recently formed a strategic alliance with Calibr, a not-for-profit drug discovery institute, providing a link between the basic research of Scripps and the translational research of Calibr.  Scripps has a vibrant Ph.D. program that is ranked in the top 10 in Chemical and Biological Sciences.  Scripps has a collegial and collaborative environment, where faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows can freely interact across campuses and disciplines to form synergy in emerging areas of research.

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/78275.

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 diverse Search Committee will review all applications submitted and top applicants will be selected for interviews starting immediately.