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Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist (FY 21-22)

Application Window

Open date: July 11th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 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: Sunday, Jul 10, 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

“The Office of Research Affairs https://research.ucsd.edu/ , at the University of California, San Diego, in support of the campus, multidisciplinary Organized Research Units (ORUs) https://research.ucsd.edu/ORU/index.html is conducting an open search for Project Scientists (non-tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full level) in various academic disciplines. At UC San Diego, Project Scientists https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-311.pdf are academic researchers who are expected to make significant and creative contributions to a research team, but are not necessarily leaders of the research team.
They are not required to carry out independent research or develop an independent research reputation but will publish and carry out research or creative programs with supervision by a member of the Professor or Professional Research series. University and public service are encouraged but not required, and they do not have formal teaching responsibilities. Appointments and duration vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.
Review of applications will commence on July 23, 2021 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.
The Office of Research Affairs at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body. This academic series is represented by the United Auto Workers of America (UAW) and information about the collective bargaining agreement is available on the UCOP website. https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ra/contract.html

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Doctorate degree or its equivalent in a related field of study. Appointment level is dependent on academic experience, scholarly achievements, and needs of the ORU.

Preferred qualifications

    Postdoctoral or equivalent experience, commitment to a research program, funding, mentoring/training, university and community service, and to building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research

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

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Provide names and contact information only.

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02760

Help contact: oru-academics@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA