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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Fall 2023

The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California
Closing date
Dec 5, 2022

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Microbiological, Organic, Physical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

Scripps Research is conducting a faculty search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to be located on the La Jolla, CA campus.  The area of research is open, but should fit within the broad scope of research in chemical and biological sciences at Scripps.

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 and mentoring 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, contact information for three professional references, a current research statement (1 page), future research plans (3 pages) and a diversity statement at Confidential Letters of Reference will be requested upon acceptance for a pre-interview.

Candidates are requested to enclose a brief paragraph describing how their program can uniquely benefit from resources and expertise available at Scripps Research. This paragraph may also be included in future research plans. 

Applications will be reviewed by a diverse Search Committee. The first round of review will be on applications submitted by December 31, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled or by the close of May 2023. Anticipated start date is Fall 2023.

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

Required components of the application include:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement (1 page)
  4. Future Research Plans (3 pages or less)
  5. Diversity & Inclusion Statement (1 page) – see application for examples
  6. Benefits of Research Program at Scripps (1 paragraph)
  7. Three Confidential Letters of Reference (upon acceptance for a pre-interview)


The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) was founded in 1961, and is one of the largest private, non-profit biomedical research facilities in the country with over 3,000 employees. At the forefront of basic biomedical science, the Institute has made major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition. We currently have the following position available.

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