University of California at San Diego- Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor- Scripps Institution of Oceanography

University of California, San Diego

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. SIO is a world renowned center of marine research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences.

Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Our very strong preference is for hiring at the level of assistant professor for all positions.  All applications and related materials should be submitted electronically via Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT.   Applicants should send a letter including descriptions of their teaching experience, research interests, past experience and leadership in equity and diversity, a list of publications, immigration status, and the names of three potential referees, along with their complete institution address, email address, phone and fax numbers.

Questions about submission of applications may be addressed to Leslie Costi.  Salary will depend on the experience of the successful applicant and will be based on the UCSD pay scales.

Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (RP #10-287):  The department seeks candidates in all areas of the marine sciences including atmospheric sciences, biological oceanography, geochemistry, geology, geophysics, ocean engineering, physical oceanography, marine biology, and chemical biology, whose research, teaching, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Applicants are asked to summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity in their personal statement.  The primary consideration for this position will be strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes and supervise research at both the graduate and undergraduate level.  The position requires a PhD degree and a competitive record of publication, as well as evidence of the ability to conduct and fund an active research program consistent with the opportunity to have done so at this career level.  The successful candidate will also have demonstrated the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity, or for junior scholars to have the potential thereof.

Marine Natural Products Chemistry and Chemical Biology (RP #10-288):  We invite applications to fill a faculty position in Marine Natural Products Chemistry and Chemical Biology.  Specific areas of interest include the discovery and biotechnological applications of novel organic chemicals from marine microorganisms.  We seek an individual that will innovate at the interface of marine natural products chemistry, marine microbiology, chemical ecology, molecular biology, and pharmaceutical sciences.

Ocean Sensing (RP #10-289): We invite applications to fill a faculty position in Physical Oceanography and Ocean Engineering. Specific areas of interest include the development of acoustic and/or electromagnetic sensor technology for observing the sea surface, interior, the interaction of the ocean with the coast or sea floor, and/or the development of innovative data analysis approaches and their subsequent use for conducting experimental work.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

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