Faculty Position – Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego (http://scripps.ucsd.edu) invites faculty applications for the positions listed below. We seek motivated, broad-thinking scientist-educators to establish vigorous research programs and provide intellectual leadership in their field 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, biological and atmospheric sciences. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Observational Physical Oceanography: We seek outstanding candidates with interests in Observational Physical Oceanography on the basin and global scale. Topics of interest include but are not limited to ocean circulation, the distributions and transport of heat and salt, and the role of the oceans in climate. The revolutionary impact and future potential of autonomous ocean observing systems is a particular focus. The successful candidate may be interested in large-scale observational programs, such as Argo and the Global Drifter Program, which have been created and grown under Scripps leadership.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes, supervise research at both the graduate and undergraduate level and contribute to leadership on issues of equity and diversity. The position requires a PhD degree in a relevant field 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. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity, or for junior scholars to have the potential thereof. Applicants for non-tenured positions are expected to have potential for excellence in research, teaching, mentoring and service.

For full description and to apply by September 15, 2015 deadline, go to:

Assistant Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00845

Associate/Full Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00851

Polar Science: We seek outstanding candidates in Polar Science. Relevant research areas could include glaciology, oceanography, climate, biogeochemistry, and microbiology. We are particularly interested in individuals able to establish connections between more than one element of the polar system. Possible foci include land ice, sea ice, biogeochemistry, the carbon cycle, microbial processes, paleoclimate, subglacial processes (including biology), and high-latitude climate processes. Research approaches can include observations (field and remote sensing), modeling, genomics, and dynamics.

For full description and to apply by September 15, 2015 deadline, go to:

Assistant Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00844

Associate/Full Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00853

Earth and Planetary Sciences: We seek outstanding candidates for up to two positions from a broad range of disciplines within the Earth and Planetary Sciences, including geochemistry, tectonic processes, theoretical and computational geophysics, seismology, and marine and terrestrial geodesy.

For full description and to apply by September 15, 2015 deadline, go to:

Assistant Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00843

Associate/Full Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00852

Marine Physiology/Cell Biology: We seek outstanding candidates in Marine Physiology/Cell biology, with a major emphasis on the study of marine eukaryotic organisms and regulatory mechanisms in relation to such organisms and their environment. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, cellular and organismal physiology, reproductive physiology (including development), neurobiology, protein biochemistry, and biomaterials. The successful candidate will be committed to engaging and teaching students at both the graduate and undergraduate level, particularly in the new marine biology undergraduate major.

For full description and to apply by September 1, 2015 deadline (note earlier end date), go to:

Assistant Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00842

Associate/Full Professor at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00849

Each position requires separate submission. Current Assistant level candidates with a strong record of research and teaching are encouraged to submit materials through both links.

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