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.
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.
Scripps Research — one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations — is at the forefront of basic biomedical science, with faculty undertaking 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. Nature Index has ranked Scripps Research second in the world and first in the United States among stand-alone scientific institutes for biomedical research, based on discoveries by the Institute’s researchers published in leading scientific journals.
Scripps Research has a vibrant Ph.D. program that is ranked in the top 10 in chemical and biological sciences and boasts a collegial and collaborative environment, where faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows freely interact across disciplines to form synergy in emerging areas of research.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., PharmD., 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 a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, three professional references, a current research statement, future research plans and a diversity statement.
Candidates are also requested to describe how their program can uniquely benefit from the resources and expertise available at Scripps Research.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and top candidates will be contacted for virtual interviews starting immediately. The first round of review will be on applications submitted by December 31, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled or by the close of May 2024. Anticipated start date will be Fall 2024.
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