The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program using innovative approaches to study genome sequencing and assembly and analysis, across a wide range of possible topics including bioinformatics and computational biology. The candidate will join an intellectually vibrant and collaborative group of faculty in the Harnessing Plant Initiative (HPI) as well as collaborate on Cancer and Brain initiatives throughout the Institute. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and strong record of research achievements.
Salk Institute is a collaborative research environment internationally renowned for research in the areas of cancer, molecular and developmental biology, plant biology and neuroscience and offers a highly interactive and stimulating environment. We seek interactive individuals who are passionate in their pursuit of important problems in science. Salk Institute offers competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit an online application at our Web site at
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.