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Frequently Asked Questions

Application Process FAQs

Do I need to fill out an application?

To be considered for a position at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), you must create an application. Required information is indicated with an asterisk (*).  However, the more information you provide, the easier it will be to effectively evaluate your qualifications, skills and abilities.

What information will I be asked to provide?

You will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, address, phone number, etc.  You will also be asked to provide information about your education and previous employment, as well as contact information relating to your employment history.

How do I submit a resume?

You will be able to submit a resume each time you apply for a position.  There will be directions prompting you how and when to attach your resume.  Please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for completing the application form.

How do I save my application?

You must click SAVE AND CONTINUE TO NEXT or SAVE AND STAY ON THIS PAGE to save the information you have entered.  If you close your browser prior to clicking SAVE AND CONTINUE TO NEXT or SAVE AND STAY ON THIS PAGE, your application and account will be saved, but you will lose the information on the last page that was not saved.

Will I receive confirmation that my application was received?

Yes, a page will be displayed indicating that your application has been submitted and you will be provided with a confirmation number.

Can I copy selected information from another electronic document?

Yes.  For example, you can copy and paste the information from a Word or WordPerfect document directly into the appropriate fields in the application form.

What if I am not ready to fill out the application at this time?

If you do not want to complete the application at this time, please click “CANCEL” at the bottom of the page.

What if I need an accommodation to apply for a position?

If you are a person with disability who is in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in TSRI’s application, interview, and/or selection process, please contact our Human Resources Department.
For California employment:  (858) 784-8534
For Florida employment:  (561) 288-2063

What is the hiring process?

When you have applied online, a Human Resources recruiter will review your application (and resume, if provided).  If you meet the basic qualifications for the position, a recruiter may forward your information to the hiring manager(s).  Upon the hiring manager’s review of your qualifications, you may be contacted for an interview.  If you successfully complete the interview process, it is TSRI’s practice to check references, conduct background checks, and perform post-offer testing (as required) for all positions.span

How will I know if a position has been filled?

Once a position has been filled, it will be removed from the Job Postings on our employment website:  https://careers.scripps.edu