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Assistant Project Scientist

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 26th, 2018
Last review date: September 1st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: July 31st, 2019
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.

Description

The Climate, Atmospheric Science and Physical Oceanography Division, within the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, at the University of California, San Diego, (https://ucsd.edu/) 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. Project Scientists may not serve as a Principal Investigator but may serve as Co-Principal Investigators with members of the Professor or Research Scientist series. University and public service are encouraged but not required, and they do not have formal teaching responsibilities. Appointments durations vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.

Required Qualification: Doctorate degree or its equivalent. Appointment level is dependent on academic experience, scholarly achievements, and needs of the division.

Preferred Qualification: Postdoctoral or equivalent experience, and commitment to mentoring and research training service to build equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Review of applications will commence on September 1, 2018 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, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01821 . The Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body. UCSD is an AA/EOE/M/F/D/V” or “EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABILITY.”

Job location

San Diego, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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