The Buck Institute invites applications for Faculty positions in aging and age-related disease research at all levels. The Buck Institute, located in beautiful Marin county between San Francisco and the California wine country, is the first independent research facility in the country focused solely on aging and age-related diseases. After a successful 15years studying the basic biology of aging and age-related disease, the Buck Institute is initiating a strategic expansion to strengthen its research in mammalian systems including humans.
The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program in translationally and clinically relevant areas of geroscience.
Outstanding applicants with a wide range of expertise, including genetic, molecular, cellular, imaging, and/or computational approaches, and using in silico, in vitro, cell or animal models related to understanding the mechanisms of aging or disease with relevance to human health are encouraged to apply.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to inflammation, metabolism, senescence, adult stem cell function, and the development of interventions targeting age-associated diseases. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and at least two years of relevant postdoctoral research experience. The position will be supported with significant short and long term resources and excellent laboratory space in a first-class facility.