Assistant Professor - Biological Basis - Human Knowledge, Learning and Creativity 9/2/2016

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA

Company
University of California - San Diego
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JPF01113-SD
AJE Ref #
576072396
Location
San Diego, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - BIOLOGICAL BASIS - HUMAN KNOWLEDGE, LEARNING AND CREATIVITY

Job #JPF01113

* CAMPUSWIDE JOINT FTE - HUMAN KLC

* Arts and Humanities - DEAN ARTS/HUMANITIES

* Biological Sciences - DIVISION OF BIOLOGICAL SCI.

* Jacobs School of Engineering - JACOBS SCH. OF ENGINEERING

* Physical Sciences - DEAN PHYSICAL SCIENCES

* Rady School of Management - RADY SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

* School of Global Policy & Strategy - SCH. OF GLOBAL POLICY&STRATEGY

* School of Medicine - MEDICINE

* Scripps Institution of Oceanography - SIO - ALL UNITS

* Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences - SCH OF PHARMACY AND PHARM. SCI

* Social Sciences - DEAN SOCIAL SCIENCES

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: September 1st, 2016
Last review date: November 30th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: June 30th, 2017
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 University of California, San Diego has a long-standing commitment to interdisciplinary research. Building on this foundation, we are launching a campus-wide initiative to hire four or more tenure-track or tenured faculty conducting innovative interdisciplinary research with the broad goal of understanding human knowledge, learning and creativity. We seek candidates with research interests in the following focal area of:

Biological basis of knowledge, learning and creativity. Candidates using computational, systems, behavioral, and/or cognitive neuroscience approaches to understand the brain mechanisms of knowledge, learning, and creativity in human and/or animal models are encouraged to apply.

For Assistant level candidates: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01113

Appointments will be made jointly between at least two departments and across at least two divisions to spur interdisciplinary work. The divisions/units include but are not limited to: the Division of Social Sciences, the Division of Arts and Humanities, the Division of Biological Sciences, the Division of Physical Sciences, the Jacobs School of Engineering, School of Medicine, the School of Global Policy and Strategy, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, and the Rady School of Management. Assistant Professor candidates must have Ph.D. completed at the time of appointment and show great promise in teaching, service and research. The preferred candidate will be prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate students, demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity, and contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. The initial deadline for applications is September 30, 2016, and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

The level of appointment and salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay schedules.

To apply: All candidates should submit a letter of interest that describes their background, research interests, and teaching experience, along with their curriculum vitae, up to three writing samples/publications, and a statement that summarizes their past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html for further information). Application materials, along with the contact information for three individuals who can provide letters of reference, should be submitted in PDF format via UCSD's AP On-Line RECRUIT, an electronic job application system.

For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html for the UC San Diego Partner Opportunities Program.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected status.

JOB LOCATION

San Diego, CA

REQUIREMENTS

Documents

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Cover Letter
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Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
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Statement of Research
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Statement of Teaching
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Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
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Writing Samples/Publications
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Writing Samples/Publications #2 (Optional)
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Writing Samples/Publications #3 (Optional)

References

3 letters of reference required