Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
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 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, at the University of California, San Diego is conducting an open search for Research Scientists (non-tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full level). Research Scientists are academic researchers who carry out independent research and creative programs, equivalent to that required for the Professor series, develop an independent research reputation, and independently publish.
Expertise would be in one of the following areas; aerospace, controls, design, environmental, fluid mechanics, information storage, mechanics & materials, robotics, biomedical, biomaterial, medical devices, combustion, plasma and fusion, and renewables.
Research Scientists should serve as a Principal Investigator and have the major responsibility and leadership for their research programs. University and public service are required, such as service on research review boards, but they do not have formal teaching responsibilities. An appointee in this series must demonstrate continuous and effective engagement in independent and creative research activity of high quality and significance. Duration of appointments vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.
Required Qualifications: Doctorate degree or its equivalent. Appointment level is dependent on academic experience, scholarly achievements, and funding record.
Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral or equivalent experience and commitment to independent research and funding, mentoring/training, university and community service, and to building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
Review of applications will commence on January 31st, 2019 and will be ongoing. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales. Applications (CV, Research Statement, and Cover letter, at minimum) must be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02015.
The Office of Research Affairs at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body. UCSD is an AA/EOE/M/F/D/V” or “EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABILITY.”
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching (Optional)
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)
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How to apply
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