Positions in Biology and Biological Engineering - Developmental and Organismal Biology

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

Posted 8/29/2023

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 at: https://www.bbe.caltech.edu/jobs, 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.

Applicants should arrange to have 3-4 reference letters uploaded.

Applications must be submitted no later than 30 September 2023.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Last Updated 08/30/2023