Open date: September 1, 2022
Most recent review date: Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022 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, Aug 31, 2023 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.
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 Research Scientists (non-tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full level) https://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-310.pdf in various academic disciplines. At UC San Diego, Research Scientists are non-tenured, extramurally funded, academic researchers who develop and lead independent research and creative programs similar to Ladder Rank Professors. Research Scientists are expected to serve as Principal Investigators on extramural grants, generate high caliber publications and research products, engage in university and public service, continuously demonstrate independent and creative research activity of high quality and significance, and garner scholarly reputation.
Appointments and duration vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.
Review of applications will commence on September 14, 2022 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
Doctorate degree or its equivalent. Appointment level/rank is dependent upon academic experience, scholarly achievements, funding record, and needs of the ORU.
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.
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)
- 3 required (contact information only)
Please provide contact information only for 3 references.
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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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