Faculty Position: Chemical Senses, Nutrition, Metabolism, or Disease Research

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Highly Competitive
October 01 2020
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The Monell Chemical Senses Center (www.monell.org) is inviting applications for multiple tenure-track faculty position at junior and senior levels. The Monell Center is the world's premier institute devoted to basic, multidisciplinary research on the mechanisms and function of taste, smell, chemesthesis, appetite, and energy balance control. We offer highly competitive startup packages, an outstanding environment for scientific innovation and collaboration, supportive mentorship to new faculty, and a strong commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive culture.


We seek outstanding investigators who are broadly interested in pursuing research in the chemical senses, especially those with research pursuits in nutrition, metabolism, appetite or diagnosing and treating diseases using chemosensory systems and technologies. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or M.D. and have postdoctoral experience. The successful junior candidate will be expected to develop and fund a successful independent research program. Senior level applicants should have a well-established and funded research program with a potential for growth and collaboration.

Applicants with diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following materials in electronic form to http://apply.interfolio.com/79129 by December 1, 2020: a curriculum vitae, three representative publications, and a statement of research interests (no more than 4 pages) that includes how your research program could fit with the Monell Center’s strategic aims (https://www.monell.org/about/monell-strategic-plan-2020) and focus on chemosensory science. Please also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals willing to provide letters of reference.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Monell Chemical Senses Center shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.