Several jobs available at UCSD

September 16, 2010 § Leave a comment

Here’s the text of the ad, with links: the properly laid out version is after the jump.

Division of Biological Sciences
University of California San Diego
Faculty Recruitment

The Division of Biological Sciences invites applications for 5 new tenure-track or tenured faculty
positions with a strong preference for the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates pursuing innovative
research in the described areas are encouraged to apply. The Division of Biological Sciences at UC
San Diego (http://biology.ucsd.edu/index.html) is committed to academic excellence and diversity
within the faculty, staff, and student body.

Systems biology;
The Section of Molecular Biology is seeking applicants in the area of systems and synthetic biology,
with a particular focus on interdisciplinary and quantitative approaches to cellular signaling and
gene regulation.

Plant systems biology;
The Section of Cell and Developmental Biology invites applications in the field of plant systems biology
in areas including, but not limited to, signaling, growth and development, plant-microbe interactions,
natural variation, and comparative and quantitative genomics.

Immunology, host-pathogen interactions;
The Section of Molecular Biology invites applicants in the areas of immunology, immunopathology,
virology, or host-pathogen interactions.

Cell biology;
The Section of Cell and Developmental Biology wishes to recruit a future colleague who combines the
unique strengths of cell biology with cross-disciplinary approaches that might include genomic,
proteomic, imaging and system network analysis, to understand how cells function and behave.

Molecular biology, epigenetics;
The Section of Molecular Biology invites applicants with research interests in any area of molecular
biology, though preference will be given to those who have a particular focus on epigenetics,
epigenomics, and RNA biology.

The successful candidates are expected to have a broad interest in their chosen field, and to
complement existing strengths in the Division. All candidates must have earned a Ph.D., M.D., or
equivalent degree, and have demonstrated excellence and creativity in research and scholarship.
The successful candidate is also expected to participate in the graduate and undergraduate teaching
curricula. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in equity and diversity with respect
to: teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and
diverse scholarly environment. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications
and experience. Start-up funds will be provided to establish a competitive research program, and
salary will be based upon the University of California pay scale.
Complete applications received by November 1, 2010, will be assured of consideration. Interested
applicants must submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of
teaching, contact information for 3-5 references and a personal summary statement describing their
past experience and leadership in equity and diversity and/or their potential to make future
contributions in the field. Applications must be submitted through the University of California San
Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/. Further details about
the required application material can be found at: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/ladder_info.html.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

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