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The School of Life Sciences is a creative hub for research and teaching excellence at Arizona State University. Faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and staff, work together to support an environment of interdisciplinary research that ranges from studies on biodiesel and biohydrogen, to vaccine development and the conservation of whales.

The school is ASU’s first academic unit to reflect ASU President Michael Crow’s vision for the New American University. We offer platforms for collaborative, cutting-edge research and allow faculty discoveries to be freed from institutional boundaries.

Please read ASU's employment website to search current job openings.

Equal Opportunity

  • Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
  • Please visit Title IX Statement for additional information on ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement.
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Employment Opportunities

ASU/School of Life Sciences/Lecturer in Bioethics

The School of Life Sciences (SOLS) invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible lecturer position beginning  August 16, 2020.  Subsequent academic year renewals (Aug. 16 to May 15) are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the unit.

  • FTE: 100%
  • Application Deadline: January 24, 2020, but will remain open until filled
  • Rolling: Yes
  • Rolling Reviewed: Weekly

ASU/School of Life Sciences/Lecturer in Neurosciences

The School of Life Sciences (SOLS) invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible lecturer position beginning August 16, 2020. Subsequent academic year renewals (Aug. 16 to May 15) are contingent upon performance, availability of re-sources, and the needs of the unit.

  • FTE: 100%
  • Application Deadline: January 19, 2020, but will remain open until filled
  • Rolling: Yes
  • Rolling Reviewed: Weekly
  • Link to apply

No positions at this time

Postdoctoral Research Associate JOB #16485  

The School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow to participate in a research project aimed understanding the influences of social life and body size on the evolution of ant brains. This position is part of a collaborative grant between ASU, Boston University and Providence College to study brain metabolism and neuroanatomy to analyze encephalization and its relationship to sociality by comparing scaling relationships between colony size, worker body size, brain size and structure, and metabolism. 

  • FTE: 100%
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Rolling: Yes
  • Rolling Reviewed: Biweekly
  • Link to apply

Postdoctoral Research Associate JOB #16468 

The School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow to participate in a research project aimed understanding the influences of social life and body size on the evolution of ant brains. This position is part of a collaborative grant between ASU, Boston University and Providence College to study brain metabolism and neuroanatomy to analyze encephalization and its relationship to sociality by comparing scaling relationships between colony size, worker body size, brain size and structure, and metabolism. 

  • FTE: 100%
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Rolling: Yes
  • Rolling Reviewed: Biweekly
  • Link to apply

Postdoctoral Research Associate JOB #16464

The School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, fiscal-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Human Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory of Christos Katsanos, PhD. Candidates must be within five years from receipt of their doctoral degree. The laboratory’s focus is on human metabolism, with specific interest in understanding the biology of the skeletal muscle proteome phenotype in humans with obesity.

  • FTE: 100%
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Rolling: Yes
  • Rolling Reviewed: Biweekly
  • Link to apply

Postdoctoral Research Associate JOB #16457

The Biodiversity Knowledge Integration Center (BioKIC) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral research scholar position in biodiversity informatics. Led by Beckett Sterner and Nico Franz, the initiative will develop a next-generation, AI-enabled solution to overcome the performance limits of taxonomic names for integrating data about living things into scientifically meaningful units. This position will focus on developing a web-based taxonomic intelligence platform and innovating better solutions for knowledge representation and reasoning, including AI approaches where suited, at scale.

  • FTE: 100%
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Rolling: Yes
  • Rolling Reviewed: Biweekly
  • Link to apply