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The Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution in the Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a faculty position in Microbial Ecology at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. We are broadly searching for a microbial ecologist. Research topics could include, but are not limited to, soil microbial community structure and function, plant-microbe interactions, and the role of microbiomes in species interactions in nature. This position will complement existing strengths in this area.
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to excellence and creativity in research and scholarship, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences, and/or have detailed plans to accomplish such goals.
The Division of Biological Sciences at UCSD is a vibrant center of scientific discovery, innovation, and collaboration. Our large research base spans many areas of biology and has one of the most celebrated graduate programs in the country. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Further details about the required application material can be found at: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/apply-lrf-lsoe.html
UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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