Faculty Search

 

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research invites innovative early career scientists in the Life Sciences to submit applications for an Assistant Investigator position in 2022.

Research programs of interest include, but are not limited to biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, neuroscience, cell biology, genomics, epigenetics, evolution, quantitative biology, and synthetic biology. Our interests run the gamut of experimental organisms and approaches.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a groundbreaking, innovative, and independent research program, and will benefit from and complement the Institute’s existing strengths in genetics, developmental/regenerative biology, evolution, biochemistry, and neuroscience. The candidate may also take advantage of exceptional core facilities and technology centers staffed by over 100 scientists, as well as multiple opportunities to be involved in the Institute’s Graduate School program.  

Positions at the Institute are exceptional in that they are fully funded throughout the candidate’s appointment. This includes $600,000 per year for research funding and full salary support, in addition to start-up funds and ongoing needs for equipment. The initial appointment is for 7 years and is then subject to renewal every 6 to 7 years. In total, the package for an Assistant Investigator position is more than $4.2 million over the first term and increases significantly after promotion.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree and postdoctoral experience demonstrating innovation and excellence in their field. Candidates will be expected to possess a long-term vision of their scientific interests and to actively contribute to the Institute’s mission and collegiality.

The deadline for application submission is October 1, 2021.

Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Kausik Si, PhD, at facultysearch@stowers.org.

Equal Opportunity: The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment where innovation can thrive. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

At Stowers, you’ll find a commitment to excellence and teamwork, a long-term perspective, and an unwavering dedication to improving the lives of others.

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