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Tenure / Tenure-Track Faculty

Scripps Research, Florida
Jupiter, Florida
Commensurate based on experience.
Closing date
Dec 28, 2021

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Open rank faculty positions (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) – Scripps Florida

Scripps Florida is joining the University of Florida to promote outstanding biomedical research at its campus in Jupiter, Florida.  The campus is actively hiring at all levels and across multiple fields of basic and translational research including chemistry, neuroscience, immunology, microbiology, structural biology, drug discovery, information sciences, and enabling technologies.

Scripps Florida has exceptional resources to support your high-impact science:

  • An outstanding bicoastal Scripps Research graduate program ranked in the top 10 nationally for both chemistry and biological sciences
  • Extensive bicoastal and cross-state collaborations with Scripps Research in California and the University of Florida, encouraged with seed funding and newly installed virtual classroom and conference facilities 
  • Easy, encouraged on-campus collaborations between chemists and biologists
  • New, fully-equipped open-access laboratory space
  • Strong support for developing new intellectual property
  • State-of-the-art cores including those in genomics, proteomics, histology, structural biology (NMR, crystallography, and cryoEM) and a world-class high-throughput molecular screening center
  • A vibrant and collaborative scientific environment
  • Faculty-centered governance and administration
  • High quality of life with excellent schools and, yes, beautiful beaches

Successful applicants will have a strong scientific program, experience in and a commitment to teaching and mentoring graduate students, a corresponding commitment to diversity and equity, and to inter- and intra-campus collaborations.  Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Candidates must have a PhD, MD 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.

Scripps Florida, Scripps Research, and the University of Florida embrace diversity & recognizes it as being a key to our success.  EOE/M/F/V/D 


Applications should be submitted through Interfolio (  and include 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a future research plan, 4) a statement of commitment to diversity, and 5) the names of three referees. 

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning December 01, 2021. Contact: Dr. Matthew Disney, Search Committee Chair at with any questions.

Required components of the application include:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae, including Training Record and Publication List
  3. Future Research Plans (3 pages or less)
  4. Diversity Statement (1 page) – see application for examples
  5. Three Confidential Letters of Reference (upon acceptance for a pre-interview)
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