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Associate or Full Professor in Mathematical Biology (EXC)

Position overview

Position title: Associate or Full Professor

Application Window

Open date: December 7th, 2021

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Dec 28, 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: Thursday, Jun 30, 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 Department of Mathematics (https://math.ucsd.edu), within the Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. We invite applications for an Excellence search at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Mathematical Biology. The position is subject to availability of funding.

Teaching in mathematics and related topics will be expected. Ideally, candidates will have skills and interest in teaching lecture courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay scales. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2022.

We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider faculty achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.

Information on contributions to diversity statements can be found at the following link:
https://physicalsciences.ucsd.edu/diversity/contributions-to-diversity-statements.html.

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program at https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/pop/index.html.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC San Diego requires all candidates for academic appointments with tenure or security of employment to complete, sign, and upload the Institutional Reference Check release form entitled “Authorization to Release Form” into RECRUIT as part of their application.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

PhD in Mathematics or a related field prior to the first quarter of teaching

Preferred qualifications

Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. A well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. Demonstrated commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives. (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/).

We especially welcome candidates who have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs. Candidates should present any previous experience having served as a role model in mentoring others.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • AMS Cover Sheet - available for free on mathjobs.org

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

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

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

  • Publications List

  • Authorization to Release Form - Applicants must complete, sign and upload this form. See Institutional Reference Check (https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/background_check/) for more information

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional 1 (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional 2 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-6 letters of reference required

Minimum of 3 letters addressing research, teaching, and professional service. At least one letter should address teaching experience in some depth.

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02865

Help contact: apstaff@math.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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA