Open Position

Professor

The Division of Signaling and Gene Expression at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology is seeking creative and energetic candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. The successful candidate will establish a research laboratory investigating key problems in biology related to intracellular signaling, chromatin states, and the control of gene expression. Applicants should have a PhD or the equivalent and typically two or more years of subsequent research. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in protein biochemistry, demonstrated familiarity with cutting-edge techniques in cell or molecular biology, and a commitment to tackling one or more challenging biological problems— using immune cells or other cells as experimental models— that can shed light on important questions in immunology.

LJI is an independent nonprofit research institute that provides generous faculty support along with outstanding core facilities. Faculty have diverse research interests in the molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie normal physiology, pathophysiology, and disease. LJI is located on the UC San Diego campus and has a formal affiliation with the UC San Diego Health System and UC San Diego School of Medicine. Many LJI faculty have adjunct appointments and teach in departments at UC San Diego, and mentor UC San Diego students in their laboratories.

How to Apply:
Applicants should send their cover letter, CV, statement of research plans, and the names and contact details of three references to: SGEsearch@lji.org.

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