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Assistant Professor: Evolutionary Biology

Hiring Unit:
Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution

Description:
The Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu), Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution, invites applications for a faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level in Evolutionary Biology. We are broadly searching for an evolutionary biologist. Research topics could include, but are not limited to, vertebrate biology, evolutionary ecology, or comparative or population genomics.

Skills and Knowledge Required:
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.

Salary Information:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Position Closing Date:
Completed applications received by October 1, 2015 will be assured of consideration.

Materials to Submit:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-5 references, statement of research, statement of teaching, a statement describing their past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or their potential to make future contributions, and 3-5 publications. For information on preparing diversity statements and divisional initiatives to promote diversity, see: Faculty Candidate Information about Contributions to Diversity and Diversity at UC San Diego Biological Sciences.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System:

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Further details about the required application material.

Assistant or Associate Professor: Cell Biology

Hiring Unit:
Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology

Description:
The Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu), Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, invites applications for a research faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor level with a research focus on cell biology. Candidates doing innovative work in any area of cell biology are encouraged to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates who combine in vitro reconstitution approaches with genetics and/or advanced microscopy to study questions in subcellular organization.

Skills and Knowledge Required:
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.

Salary Information:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Position Closing Date:
Completed applications received by October 19, 2015 will be assured of consideration.

Materials to Submit:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-5 references, statement of research, statement of teaching, a statement describing their past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or their potential to make future contributions, and 3-5 publications. For information on preparing diversity statements and divisional initiatives to promote diversity, see: Faculty Candidate Information about Contributions to Diversity and Diversity at UC San Diego Biological Sciences. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level need to submit 3-5 references, and applicants at the Associate Professor level need to provide contact information for 3-5 references.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System:

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Assistant or Associate Professor: Host-Microbe Interactions

Hiring Unit:
Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology

Description:
The Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu), Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, invites applications for a research faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor level with a research emphasis on molecular and cellular mechanisms of host-microbe interactions. Candidates using any model animal host and microbe to study pathogenic or symbiotic interactions are encouraged to apply. We also welcome applications from candidates working in innate immunity and related fields that are using high-resolution imaging, high-throughput screening, genome-scale bioinformatics, or other innovative approaches.

Skills and Knowledge Required:
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.

Salary Information:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Position Closing Date:
Completed applications received by October 19, 2015 will be assured of consideration.

Materials to Submit:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-5 references, statement of research, statement of teaching, a statement describing their past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or their potential to make future contributions, and 3-5 publications. For information on preparing diversity statements and divisional initiatives to promote diversity, see: Faculty Candidate Information about Contributions to Diversity and Diversity at UC San Diego Biological Sciences. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level need to submit 3-5 references, and applicants at the Associate Professor level need to provide contact information for 3-5 references.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System:

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Further details about the required application material.

UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity. 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.