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Faculty Position, Tenure Track, Chemistry / Chemical Biology, Scripps Research Institute

The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California
Closing date
Nov 6, 2023

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

Job Details

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 and the Department of Chemistry promotes diversity of thought, culture and background in the fields of science. We recruit, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or other protected status as required by applicable law. Individuals from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research are highly encouraged to apply.


Candidates must have a Ph.D., Pharm.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.


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.

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


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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