Careers @ Monell

At Monell, our employees are our most prized assets. To ensure that we remain successful, we are continually searching for individuals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines who can contribute to the growth and mission of the Center.

Monell is an equal opportunity employer.

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Careers, Pamela Dalton

“The first time I came to Monell, I was struck by the spirit that pervades the place. It was thrilling to see scientists 20 and 30 years into their research careers bubbling over with energy, excitement and ideas. I was — and remain — enchanted by the opportunities for cross-fertilization.”

Environmental and Occupational Health Psychologist

Current Positions

Staff Scientist

Monell seeks a staff scientist for the George Preti Research Support Core for Analytical Chemistry. The scientist will be responsible for analysis of complex biological samples. The successful candidate will have method development experience, including UPLC and exact mass spectrometry. Primary responsibilities will be to provide research support to Monell scientists with an emphasis on metabolomics and lipidomics. Experience with metabolite ID and small molecule characterization is a plus.

Human Resources Manager

We are inviting applications for the position of Human Resources Manager. This position directs the personnel and employee benefit functions for an independent scientific research institute. This is an administrative position with responsibilities to ensure that the Center attracts and retains top faculty and staff and keep the Center in full compliance with federal, state and local regulations and policies regarding human resources and employee benefits. The Manager shall be a hands-on leader working in partnership with the Center’s administrative officers to carry out the Center’s mission. This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

Communications Specialist Position

We are looking for a full time Communications Specialist to contribute to our organizational advancement strategy with particular focus on Monell internal and external communications, media relations, social media, and public outreach activities. The Specialist will be an integral part of gathering and preparing content from the administrative team and faculty to ensure that organizational communications are relevant and timely. This includes collaborating across departments, namely Development, Corporate Partners, and Communications, to collect information, design/draft organizational communications materials, and coordinate outreach strategies, as appropriate.

Faculty Position: Chemical Senses, Nutrition, Metabolism, or Disease Research

The Monell Chemical Senses Center ( is inviting applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at junior and senior levels. The Monell Center is the world’s premier institute devoted to basic, multidisciplinary research on the mechanisms and function of taste, smell, chemesthesis, appetite, and energy balance control. We offer highly competitive startup packages, an outstanding environment for scientific innovation and collaboration, supportive mentorship to new faculty, and a strong commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive culture.

Research Assistant

We are looking for a part-time undergraduate student with an interest in psychology and genetics to carry out PCR, DNA sequencing, preparation of taste-test stimulus and data analysis.