Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Molecular Cellular Mechanisms

University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
September 12 2019
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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Molecular Cellular Mechanisms

The Section of Molecular Biology in the Division of Biological Sciences ( invites applications for a faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates pursuing innovative research on the mechanisms of gene expression and function at the cellular and organismal levels are encouraged to apply. Potential areas of interest include, but are not limited to, studies that leverage multi-scale approaches from the single molecule to the cellular and organismal levels to understand complex biological processes.

The Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego 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. 

All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Associate and Full Professor candidates must possess strong leadership skills. 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.

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

Review of applications will commence on October 28, 2019 and will continue until position is filled. 

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, a statement describing their past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or their potential to make future contributions, and 3-5 publications. For information on preparing diversity statements and divisional initiatives to promote diversity, see: and Applicants at the Assistant Professor level need to submit 3-5 references, and applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level need to provide contact information for 3-5 references.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego‚Äôs Academic Personnel RECRUIT System: 

Assistant Rank:

Associate or Full Rank:

Further details about the required application material can be found at:

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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 veteran status.

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