Faculty Positions in Biology and Biological Engineering - Developmental and Organismal Biology
California Institute of Technology
Location: Pasadena, California
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
The Division of Biology and Biological Engineering (BBE) at Caltech is seeking new faculty in the area of Developmental and Organismal Biology. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: understanding development at the levels of transcription, translation and post-translational modifications; study of stem cells in animal and plants or in culture; comparative studies of animal and plant evolution; morphogenesis in development, studied from a chemical and physical perspective; and external sources that shape development at the level of pattern formation, morphology, and/or interaction of cells/organisms. We are interested in candidates who will establish an innovative, interdisciplinary research program studying fundamental processes in developmental and organismal biology.
Successful applicants are expected to develop innovative research programs and to be committed to high quality teaching. Preference will be given to candidates at the Assistant Professor level; however, well-qualified applicants at the associate or full professor level may also be considered. The term of an initial untenured appointment is for four years and is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. degree.
Please submit on-line applications, and include a brief cover letter; curriculum vitae; relevant publications, a description of proposed research; and a statement of teaching interests. Applicants should submit a diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach.
Salaries for professorial faculty at Caltech fall in the range $125,000 to $400,000.
Applicants should arrange to have 3-4 reference letters uploaded.
Applications must be submitted no later than 30 September 2023.
Caltech is more than a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, it is a community—a community of curious and passionate individuals who collaborate to understand and solve complex scientific and societal challenges. We seek the best and brightest talent to join our workforce and become members of our community. We look for talented individuals who possess a diverse set of skills and experience to match the vast career opportunities available on campus, including researchers, finance specialists, fundraisers, food service workers, administrative associates, and information technology professionals, just to name a few.
Beyond the campus in Pasadena, California, Caltech manages NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the leading U.S. center for the robotic exploration of the solar system, and together we are Pasadena's largest employer. Caltech's reach extends globally with locations outside Pasadena in Louisiana, Washington, Hawaii, and Switzerland. We offer a collaborative and dynamic work environment, exceptional career development opportunities, competitive pay programs, great benefits, and an inclusive culture where you will have the opportunity to participate in many campus programs and activities.