Junior and Senior Faculty in Integrative Biology at the Salk Institute

  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jul 29, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description


Job #: G791

Posted Date: September 6, 2019

Closes On: Open Until Filled

Job Title: Junior and Senior Faculty in Integrative Biology at the Salk Institute

Status: Regular Full Time

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Position Description:

The Salk Institute is seeking faculty members at all levels who are interested in studying the molecular, genetic, and environmental interactions that are integrated to determine complex traits in health and disease. We are seeking interdisciplinary and quantitative scientists who integrate diverse approaches (e.g. computer science, mathematics, computational biology, physics, machine learning, molecular modeling, synthetic biology or engineering) to address critical biological questions. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, human disease (e.g. cancer and neurodegeneration), adaptation and evolution, host-pathogen interactions, neurobiology, physiology, translational medicine and genomics. The candidate will join the highly interactive faculty in the Salk Center for Integrative Biology.

Salk Institute is internationally renowned for research in computational and integrative biology, neuroscience, cancer, molecular and cell biology, and plant biology, within a highly synergistic and stimulating environment. We seek bold leaders who are passionate in exploring new frontiers in science and pursuing innovative solutions to fundamental questions in biology. Salk Institute offers an outstanding start-up package, a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Candidates with a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and strong record of research achievements are invited to submit an online application at our website Salk Faculty Online Application. A curriculum vitae and description of present and future scientific endeavors are required. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly from the referees to cib_search@salk.edu

We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2019, although applications with all the required materials will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications at the Assistant Professor level will no longer be accepted as of 1/31/2020.

As part of the evaluation process, we will be reviewing minimum requirements, as well as applicants’ areas of research and prospective goals to consider how these align with Salk's. Salk also considers other factors when evaluating applicants, including good citizenship, mentoring skills, and the Institute’s commitment to diversity.

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Details


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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled