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Assistant/Associate/Full Research Scientist

Application Window

Open date: April 1st, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Apr 16, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Apr 1, 2022 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.

Position description

Qualcomm Institute, at the University of California, San Diego, a multidisciplinary Organized Research Units is conducting an open search for Research Scientists (non-tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full level) in various academic disciplines.
At UC San Diego, Research Scientists are academic researchers who develop and lead independent research and creative programs equivalent to that required for the Ladder Rank Professor series, garner scholarly reputation, and generate high caliber publications and research products. 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, 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. Appointment duration's vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.

Basic qualifications applicants must have:
Doctorate degree in research related field or its equivalent is required at time of application.

Preferred qualifications are:
Postdoctoral or equivalent experience, a commitment to building an independent research program, obtaining independent funding, providing mentoring/training, performing university and community service, and fostering an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Review of applications will commence on April 12, 2021 and will be ongoing. Applications must be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02709

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)