The Division of Biological Sciences at the University of California San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. All candidates must have earned a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to scholars with demonstrated excellence and creativity in research, scholarship, and a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. The following positions are part of a multi-year faculty hiring program at junior and senior levels.
Review of applications will commence by November 1, 2012 and will continue until all the positions are filled.
Interested applicants must submit:
Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System. For further details about the required application material, please visit ladder information.
The Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego 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. This is where discovery comes to life.
The Division of Biological Sciences is leading a broad-based search for a tenure-track faculty position in Quantitative Biological Networks at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates pursuing innovative research focused on exploring network interactions that control intra- and/or inter-cellular behavior, are encouraged to apply. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to the use of cellular systems to explore spatial-temporal control principles underlying decision making in signaling and gene-regulatory networks, multicellular or organismal systems directed towards a quantitative understanding of how networks govern biological interactions within populations of cells or tissues, or in ecological communities that contain multiple species. Departmental affiliation will be tailored to the selected candidate.
This position is part of a multi-year, campus-wide initiative to establish a preeminent program in the area of Quantitative Biology (qBio), emphasizing quantitative experimentation and theoretical analysis to study living systems. The qBio initiative builds on the interdisciplinary infrastructure provided by the NSF Center for Theoretical and Biological Physics, the NIH Center of Excellence in Systems Biology, the BioCircuits Institute, existing divisional strengths and various interdepartmental graduate programs.
The Section of Molecular Biology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Gene Expression and Epigenetics at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates pursuing innovative research on the mechanisms of eukaryotic gene expression, particularly in the area of epigenetics and epigenomics are encouraged to apply. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to transcription, translation, mRNA stability, mRNA splicing and processing, chromatin dynamics, histone variants and modifications, non-histone chromosomal proteins, histone exchange and turnover, nuclear organization, and RNA-based mechanisms of regulation.
The Section of Neurobiology invites applications for a faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Candidates at the Assistant or Associate level are expected to have a strong research program in cellular and molecular neurosciences, and to complement existing strengths in the Section of Neurobiology. Candidates at the senior level can come from any area of neuroscience and may be considered for a joint appointment in the Department of Neurosciences at the School of Medicine.
The Section of Cell and Developmental Biology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Plant Biology at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates pursuing innovative research in areas including, but not limited to, signaling, growth and development, cell biology, plant-microbe interactions, natural variation, and comparative and quantitative genomics are encouraged to apply.
The Section of Cell and Developmental Biology invites applications for a faculty position in Developmental Biology at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. Candidates pursuing innovative research using systems, quantitative or dynamical approaches to investigate the generation, regeneration, or maintenance of a particular cell type, tissue, or organ are encouraged to apply.
UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.