Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Chemistry, Fall 2021

Location
La Jolla, CA
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 02, 2020
Closes
Dec 01, 2020
Job Type
Full time

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.

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.

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. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and top candidates will be contacted for either requested reference letters and/or virtual interviews starting immediately.

Scripps embraces diversity & recognizes it as being a key to our success. EOE/M/F/V/D

Scripps will not discriminate or allow harassment against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, or against any individual based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws, or any other non-employment related criteria. Further, Scripps is committed to the principals of equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotions, terminations, reduction in force, transfers, job offers, job assignments, compensation, benefits, training, education and company events. Moreover, as a recipient of federal government grants, Scripps is bound by all applicable laws and takes its affirmative action obligation seriously.

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