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Associate or Full Professor (Ladder Rank) GRTC Associate Director

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 29th, 2018
Last review date: Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Glycobiology Research and Training Center (GRTC) at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student bodies and invites applications from outstanding candidates for a Ladder Rank tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level, who are interested in a leadership role as an Associate Director in the GRTC, working with the current Co-Directors.

The GRTC is an internationally recognized UC San Diego Organized Research Unit with a 19-year track record of facilitating and enhancing research, training and collaboration among UC San Diego faculty who study the molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry of glycans, and their roles in health and disease. The Center originated and now updates the core textbook Essentials of Glycobiology, and also organizes the well-known San Diego Glycobiology Symposium.

The Center will consider candidates who are pursuing innovative research in any aspect of glycoscience, ranging from chemical to clinical. In addition to participating in leadership activities, job duties include maintaining a forward looking and successful research program, research training of graduate and undergraduate students, participation in the educational and outreach missions of the unit, and service activities related to the relevant Departments and the GRTC.

Candidates must have a postdoctoral degree in the areas of biomedical sciences and related fields, at least 5 years of experience as an independent researcher, and a strong track-record of garnering research funding.

Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

A link to full descriptions of the Ladder Rank is provided for your review:

Ladder Rank Professor - see:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veterans status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Letter of Interest

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)