Dr Salje is a lecturer in the Department of Genetics where he heads the Pathogen Dynamics Group.
He is also an adjunct Assistant Professor within the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before coming to Cambridge, Dr Salje worked at Institut Pasteur in Paris and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Prior to starting his research career, Dr Salje worked in investment banking in London. He has degrees in biochemistry from Oxford University, biostatistics from Johns Hopkins, and epidemiology also from Johns Hopkins.