The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California. The University opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.
The School of Engineering is proud of its faculty’s accomplishments and our rapid growth. Over the past five years, undergraduate and graduate enrollments have grown by 65 percent. The School currently has 49 faculty members, 1,400 undergraduates and over 140 graduate students. The campus opened a new Science and Engineering Building in 2014 and will begin to undertake a massive building program that will more than double the campus building areas beginning in 2017.
UC Merced invites applications for one senior faculty position and one open-rank faculty position in Management of Innovation, Sustainability, and Technology. We seek scholars who can contribute to the cross-functional research environment at UC Merced. We are particularly interested in individuals with interests and expertise in service marketing/service operations/service innovation, organizational theory, technology or information management, and natural resource and lands management, and with applications for profit and non-profit enterprises and/or public entities. Exceptional candidates in other innovative and relevant application areas are also encouraged to apply. Competitive candidates at the senior level will have substantial experience and interest in creating new programs, particularly interdisciplinary programs in management-related areas. Demonstrated or strong potential for excellence in scholarship and teaching, and a Ph.D. in one of the academic fields of management, computer science, cognitive science, organizational theory, environmental science, or a closely related field, are required. For candidates at the assistant professor level, postdoctoral or teaching experience is preferred. We encourage applications from candidates who have cross-functional or multi-disciplinary research interests. Appointments will be effective July, 2017, or later.
Deadline: Position is open until filled with a final closing date of June 30, 2017; consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2016. Starting dates are negotiable. Salary: Negotiable based on the University of California salary scales. Details and application information can be found here: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00377.
Applications must be submitted via the website and must include (1) a cover letter stating area of interest, (2) curriculum vitae (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) diversity statement, and (6) names of five references with contact information, including mailing address, phone number, and email address. Letters of reference are not required at this time. Once the search committee has determined the short list of candidates, the search committee chair will request letters of recommendation at that time.
The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.