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Ocean Acoustics - Assistant Professor

Application Window

Open date: November 5th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Jan 10, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

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

FACULTY POSITION AT SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY, UCSD – Ocean Acoustics

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego (http://scripps.ucsd.edu) invites applications for an Assistant position with a research focus on observational ocean acoustics. Of interest are all aspects of acoustics in the ocean including but not limited to: marine physics and the theory/modeling of sound propagation underwater including interaction with the boundaries, computational ocean acoustics, the sources and spatial/temporal structure of ambient sound, the application of innovative signal processing and machine learning approaches to acoustic data collected at-sea, and acoustic sensing technology development. The successful candidate also will be expected to contribute to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the SIO Department.

We seek a motivated, broad-thinking scientist-educator to establish a vigorous research program and provide intellectual leadership in their field while complementing existing expertise at Scripps and other UCSD departments. SIO is a world-renowned center of marine research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth, ocean, biological and atmospheric sciences. SIO is part of the University of California, San Diego, which is one of the top research universities in the world. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research, and service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Salary will be consistent with the applicant’s qualifications and experience and with University of California pay scales.

Applicants who are also competitive at the Associate/Full level are encouraged to apply here, as well: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02943 (Associate/Full Professor). Each position requires a separate submission.

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 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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD in Oceanography, Physics, Engineering or a related field.

Preferred qualifications

Preferred candidates will have demonstrated the capacity to develop/maintain an innovative sea-going research program. Candidates should also have potential for (or demonstrated record of) mentorship of both graduate and undergraduate students, teaching excellence, and/or leadership.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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.

  • Optional Covid-19 pandemic statement - 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 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.
    (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02942

Help contact: lcosti@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