The Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research Institute (www.scripps.edu) in La Jolla (San Diego), CA is seeking outstanding applicants for tenure track Assistant Professor positions. We invite applications from ambitious and interactive young investigators from all areas of modern neuroscience applying molecular, genetic, biochemical, biophysical, cellular anatomical, and behavioral approaches to elucidate the mechanisms underlying nervous system function and its disorders.
The Department of Neuroscience offers a dynamic environment and provides a multi-disciplinary, collaborative atmosphere, fostering cutting edge neuroscience. We host substantial expertise in sensory neuroscience, addiction biology, learning and memory, neural control of metabolism and animal models of neurodegenerative, psychiatric and neurological diseases. The state-of-the-art facilities at Scripps Research provide assistance with proteomics, next-generation sequencing, structural biology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, medicinal chemistry, rodent behavior, and ultra high-throughput small molecule screening for drug discovery.
Scripps Research promotes diversity of thought, culture and background in the fields of science. We recruit, train, compensate and promote scientists regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected status. Individuals from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research are highly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., 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.
Interested candidates should submit the required application documents and contact information for at least three professional references.