The Neurobiology Section in the Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu) invites applications for two faculty positions, one at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level and one at the tenured Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates who investigate original questions in the nervous system and use innovative approaches, either technical or conceptual, are encouraged to apply. The Neurobiology Section (http://biology.ucsd.edu/research/academic-sections/nb/index.html) is a highly interactive group who is looking for colleagues who complement existing strengths.
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.
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 is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Initial review of applications will commence on October 23, 2017 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, and applicants at the Associate or Full 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:
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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