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Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

Faculty Position in Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience

Applications Due:
November 30, 2018


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 at the interface of neuroscience, mathematics, and computing. 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 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, 2018. Applicants must also commit to attend a recruiting symposium at Caltech on February 28 – March 1, 2019.

If there are any questions during the search process, please contact us at ctn-search@caltech.edu.

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):
    • a brief cover letter;
    • curriculum vitae;
    • relevant publications (full pdf copies);
    • and a description of proposed research.

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. Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Click here to read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Caltech is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. To request disability accommodations for any part of the interview or hiring process, please contact 626-395-4952 for assistance or contact ctn-search@caltech.edu.