Assistant/Associate/Full Research Scientist at the University of California San Diego

Application Window Open date: April 1, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Apr 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Apr 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description
Qualcomm Institutee at the University of California, San Diego, a multidisciplinary Organized Research Units, is conducting an open search for Research Scientists (non-tenured Assistant, Associate, or Full level) in various academic disciplines.
At UC San Diego Research Scientists are academic researchers who develop and lead independent research and creative programs equivalent to that required for the Ladder Rank Professor series—garner scholarly reputation and generate high caliber publications and research products. Research Scientists should serve as Principal investigator and have the major responsibility and leadership for their research programs. University and public service are required, but they do not have formal teaching responsibilities. An appointee in this series must demonstrate continuous and effective engagement in independent and creative research activity of high quality and significance. Appointment duration’s vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.

Basic qualifications applicants must have:
Doctorate degree in a research-related field or its equivalent is required at time of application.

Preferred qualifications are:
Postdoctoral or equivalent experience a commitment to building an independent research program, obtaining independent funding, providing mentoring/training, performing university and community service, and fostering an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

The review of applications will commence on April 12, 2021 and will be ongoing. Applications must be submitted to the UCSD online application collection system AP-On-Line Recruit at:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Application Requirements Document requirements

• Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

• Cover Letter

• Statement of Research

• Statement of Teaching (Optional)

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our site for more information.

• Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

• 3-5 required (contact information only)

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