We are hiring! Join HudsonAlpha as a Faculty Investigator

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is accepting applications for early to mid-career faculty members to join a team of internationally renowned researchers committed to making impactful discoveries in genomics and genetics that improve human health and create a more sustainable world. HudsonAlpha is an independent, non-profit institution dedicated to developing and applying scientific advances in genetics and genomics to health, agriculture, learning, and commercialization.


The Institute is searching for candidates who leverage cutting-edge technologies, like single-cell analysis and long-read sequencing, to address important questions surrounding human health and disease. We are particularly interested in faculty complementing existing research and programs at HudsonAlpha, with key emphasis areas including computational biology and AI applications to genomics, single cell and spatial genomics, brain and nervous system disease genetics, and functional genomics. Early-career faculty members will have completed a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training. Mid-career faculty members will have held a faculty, principal investigator, or similar position in academia or industry.


The faculty member will build and sustain an independent research program that leads to impactful discoveries and technologies, recruit and advise trainees and professional staff, and work collaboratively with colleagues at HudsonAlpha and other institutions.

What we provide:

HudsonAlpha will provide a generous start-up package, salary, and benefits for early to mid-career faculty members. Under the direction of Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Richard M. Myers, Ph.D., HudsonAlpha’s state-of-the-art experimental and computational research facilities support a vibrant, productive, and highly collaborative research community. The institute’s mission and environment allow faculty to mentor trainees, participate in research seminars and conferences, and interact with the more than 45 for-profit biotech companies that co-locate on campus.

Why HudsonAlpha?

HudsonAlpha is located in Huntsville, Alabama, named the top place to live by U.S. News & World Report in 2022. Dubbed the “Rocket City, ” Huntsville is a national center for space, science, and engineering. It is home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville also has a plethora of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, including the Orion Amphitheater in MidCity, as well as the largest privately owned arts facility in the south, Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment. Situated in the heart of North Alabama, Huntsville is just 1.5 hours from Birmingham, 2 hours from Nashville, and 3.5 hours from Atlanta.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values at HudsonAlpha, and candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Read the full job description and apply here: