The Chemistry Department at Scripps Research invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding candidates in chemical synthesis, catalysis and/or mechanistic investigation with broad interests in science and familiarity with other disciplines. Candidates should have demonstrated high productivity during their training. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a novel research program recognized nationally and internationally for its impact.
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.
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 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 enclose a statement describing how their program can uniquely benefit from 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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