Assistant Professor of Biology

University of Southern California

United States

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Molecular and Computational Biology Section of the Department of Biological Sciences, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, ( invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.


We are seeking an accomplished and innovative experimental scientist studying biology at any scale - ranging from genomic and molecular processes, to cellular organization and function, to organismal development, to the genetic variation within populations and between species. The best candidate will excel in whatever impactful biological questions they are pursuing.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. and have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent research and to attract external research funding. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023. Applicants should submit, in a single pdf file, a curriculum vita, a cover letter, research, teaching, and diversity-equity-inclusion statements, as well as the contact information of three references. Information on USC’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the STEM fields can be found at  We encourage scientists who come from historically underrepresented groups or have non-traditional backgrounds to apply. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  For more information, please contact Dr. Matt Dean (


The annual base salary range for this position is $97,750 - $103,100. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.


USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting


REQ20138614 Posted Date: 08/19/2023

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