Division of Biological Sciences Excellence Search - Assistant Professor
The Division of Biological Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (www.biology.ucsd.edu) hereby announces a Division-wide Excellence Search for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking exceptional candidates in any Section within the Division of Biological Sciences: Cell & Developmental Biology; Ecology, Behavior & Evolution; Molecular Biology; or Neurobiology. Candidates working in any research area within these four Sections are welcome to apply. 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. A successful candidate must have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase access and success of underrepresented students, as well as faculty and local communities in the sciences. We are especially interested in candidates who have already created or contributed to such programs. A successful candidate will also have served as a role model in mentoring others, with a commitment to helping shape and expand the University's diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/).
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. This is where discovery comes to life.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Initial review of applications will commence on October 21, 2016 and will continue until position is filled.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 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: http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp and http://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/index.html. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level need to submit 3-5 references.
UC San Diego 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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