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Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist/s (FY 23-24) for UCSD Organized Research Units (Multi)

Position overview

Position title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist
Salary range: ​A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $68,400-$180,200. ​
The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t37-b.pdf

Application Window

Open date: July 16, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 30, 2023 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: Monday, Jul 15, 2024 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. Candidates will need to select their Specialization Unit at time of application. 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.
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 equivalent terminal degree

Preferred qualifications

Postdoctoral experience

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/JPF03605

Help contact: oru-academics@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla (San Diego), CA