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Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Faculty in Biochemistry

Applications Due:
November 15, 2023

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The Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a faculty position at all levels with research interests in biochemistry. Candidates with strong commitments to research and teaching excellence are encouraged to apply. The term for an initial untenured appointment is four years, and the appointment is contingent upon completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. Exceptionally well-qualified applicants at the tenured level will be considered.

Interested candidates should apply online. Applications should include a curriculum vita, publication list, teaching statement, a description of proposed research, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should submit a diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach. Salaries for professorial faculty at Caltech fall in the range $125,000 to $400,000. Applications should be received by November 15, 2023.

Questions about the application process may be directed to¬†[email protected].

Instructions for Applicants

  1. Create an account.
  2. Fill out the application form.
  3. After you submit your application form send the link that is provided to your three references and have them upload their letters of recommendation.
  4. Upload the following documents (as individual files or in one combined pdf):
    • curriculum vita;
    • publication list;
    • teaching statement;
    • a description of proposed research;
    • and a diversity and inclusion statement.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The initial appointment for tenure-track positions is normally four years. Reappointment beyond the initial term is contingent upon successful review conducted prior to the commencement of the fourth year.