Assistant Professor of Molecular and Computational Biology
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20138614
The Molecular and Computational Biology Section of the Department of Biological Sciences, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, (https://dornsife.usc.edu/mcb/) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.
We are seeking an accomplished and innovative experimental scientist studying biology at any scale - ranging from genomic and molecular processes, to cellular organization and function,to organismal development, to the genetic variation within populations and between species. The best candidate will excel in whatever impactful biological questions they arepursuing.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. and have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent research and to attract external research funding. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023. Applicants should submit, in a single pdf file, a curriculum vita, a cover letter, research, teaching, and diversity-equity-inclusion statements, as well as the contact information of three references. Information on USCs commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the STEM fields can be found at https://diversity.usc.edu/. We encourage scientists who come from historically underrepresented groups or have non-traditional backgrounds to apply. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. For more information, please contact Dr. Matt Dean (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The annual base salary range for this position is $109,250 - $115,300. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidates work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
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USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
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