The California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track professorial position in the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering. We are searching for a talented investigator in the field of Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience. The successful applicant is expected to develop an innovative research program that complements experimental neuroscience research at Caltech, and should have a commitment to undergraduate teaching. The initial appointment will be made at the assistant professor level for four years, and is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. degree.
Please submit an on-line application at http://bbe.caltech.edu/Positions and include a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, relevant publications, and a description of proposed research. Instructions will be given for submission of letters of reference when you apply on-line. The application deadline is November 30, 2017. Applicants must also commit to attend a two-day recruiting symposium at Caltech to be held January 18-19, 2018.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits.
Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering Institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges. Caltech is small but prizes excellence and ambition. The contributions of Caltech's faculty and alumni have earned national and international recognition, including 36 Nobel Prizes. Th...e Institute manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for NASA, sending probes to explore the planets of our solar system and quantify changes on our home planet; owns and operates large-scale research facilities such as the Seismological Laboratory and a global network of astronomical observatories, including the Palomar and W. M. Keck Observatories; and cofounded and co-manages LIGO, which, in 2016, observed gravitational waves for the first time. The Institute has one of the nation's lowest student-to-faculty ratios, with 300 professorial faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to varied learning opportunities and hands-on research to approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,250 graduate students. Caltech is an independent, privately supported institution with a 124-acre campus located in Pasadena, California. The institute offers competitive compensation packages and benefits.