Assistant Professor – University of California, Berkeley

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Departments of Astronomy and Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invite applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty position as part of a campus-wide initiative to promote scientific discovery through data-driven science. We seek candidates from all areas of astronomy, astrophysics, earth and planetary science, with an emphasis on individuals who develop or apply modern data-science techniques or tools to make progress in their respective field of research. Candidates whose research crosses disciplinary boundaries are especially encouraged to apply. UC Berkeley is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We are looking for an outstanding scientist who has the potential for innovation and leadership in research, commits to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and shares our core values: 

https://astro.berkeley.edu/about/diversity-and-climate  https://eps.berkeley.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion-and-accessibility-deia

The Departments are committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., caring for children, the disabled, or the elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service).

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

Departments: https://astro.berkeley.edu and https://eps.berkeley.edu/

Division: https://ls.berkeley.edu/ls-divisions/mathematical-physical-sciences

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications(required at time of application) The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V. 
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research – 3 pages maximum excluding references. 
  • Statement of Teaching – 2 pages maximum. 
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity). 2 pages maximum. 
  • Publications and/or Research Products (1 of 5 items) – For each product other than a publication (e.g. software, datasets, patents), submit a PDF document describing the product’s intellectual contributions and impact. 2-page maximum for each product. 
  • Publications and/or Research Products (2 of 5 items) – For each product other than a publication (e.g. software, datasets, patents), submit a PDF document describing the product’s intellectual contributions and impact. 2-page maximum for each product. 
  • Publications and/or Research Products (3 of 5 items) – For each product other than a publication (e.g. software, datasets, patents), submit a PDF document describing the product’s intellectual contributions and impact. 2-page maximum for each product. 
  • Publications and/or Research Products (4 of 5 items) – For each product other than a publication (e.g. software, datasets, patents), submit a PDF document describing the product’s intellectual contributions and impact. 2-page maximum for each product. 
    (Optional)
  • Publications and/or Research Products (5 of 5 items) – For each product other than a publication (e.g. software, datasets, patents), submit a PDF document describing the product’s intellectual contributions and impact. 2-page maximum for each product. 
    (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

3 letters of reference are required at the time of application. 2 additional letters of reference may be included. No more than 5 letters of reference will be accepted. Apply link:https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03156

Help contact: ap4astronomy@berkeley.edu

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