Assistant Professor - Microbial Ecology University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences United States

Assistant Professor - Microbial Ecology

 

  • Biological Sciences - ECOLOGY, BEHAVIOR & EVOLUTION

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: September 10th, 2018
 
Last review date: October 26th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
 
Final date: June 30th, 2019

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.
 

DESCRIPTION

The Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution in the Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a faculty position in Microbial Ecology at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. We are broadly searching for a microbial ecologist. Research topics could include, but are not limited to, soil microbial community structure and function, plant-microbe interactions, and the role of microbiomes in species interactions in nature. This position will complement existing strengths in this area.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

Further details about the required application material can be found at: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/apply-lrf-lsoe.html

 

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.

 

JOB LOCATION

San Diego, CA

 

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: http://biology.ucsd.edu/

 

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - A statement summarizing training, experience and research achievements

  • Statement of Teaching - A statement describing prior teaching experience and teaching philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html and https://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/faculty-expectations.html for more information.

  • Publication 1

  • Publication 2

  • Publication 3

  • Publication 4 (Optional)

  • Publication 5 (Optional)

 
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

 

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