Faculty Positions : La Jolla, CA


The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California in San Diego (http://scripps.ucsd.edu) invites faculty applications (tenure track to tenured) to fill one or more positions in one or more of the fields listed below. We seek motivated, broad-thinking scientist-educators to establish vigorous research programs and provide intellectual leadership in their fields while complementing existing expertise at Scripps, other UCSD departments, and nearby institutions. SIO is a world renowned center of marine research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach classes and supervise research at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The positions require a PhD degree and a competitive record of publication, as well as evidence of the ability to conduct and fund an active research program consistent with the opportunity to have done so at this career level.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2009, and will continue until positions are filled. Applicants should send a letter including descriptions of their teaching experience, research interests, a list of publications, immigration status, the position(s) for which they are applying and the names of three potential referees, along with their complete institution address, email address, phone and fax numbers to: Chair Search Committee, Department of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093-0208 USA. Applicants should clearly indicate for which position(s) they are applying using the areas of interest as stated below. Questions about submission of applications may be addressed to Cristy Whitehead at 858-534-3205, (gradrecruit@sio.ucsd.edu). Salary will depend on the experience of the successful applicant and will be based on the UCSD pay scales.

Applicants are welcome to include in their cover letter a personal statement summarizing their contributions to diversity. UCSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Ocean acidification:
SIO invites applications at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Ocean Acidification. Individuals with interests in the impacts of acidification on ocean life and ecology are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be interested in developing a multidisciplinary research program and coordinating with colleagues at Scripps and elsewhere, in addition to being committed to engaging students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

naturejobs.com, 8 September 2009. More information.

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