Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego: Multiple Faculty Positions

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego (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.

Marine Biogeochemistry: The potential for academic and research excellence (rather than specific research focus) will be the principal criterion for selection. In particular, we seek candidates using innovative and interdisciplinary analytical, field, and/or modeling approaches that will strengthen collaborations across disciplines at Scripps Oceanography. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: radio- and stable-isotope chemistry, regional and/or global biogeochemical cycles (e.g., C, N, P, S), the deep biosphere and/or hydrothermal systems, sedimentary biogeochemistry, diagenesis, and cycling of contaminants. For full consideration, please apply by January 8, 2018.
Assistant Professor: apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01625

Trace Gases in the Atmosphere: We seek applicants with interests in quantifying sources and sinks of atmospheric trace gases on global and regional scales as they particularly affect anthropogenic climate change and other large-scale environmental issues. Topics of interest include but are not limited to: inverse modeling of source and sink distributions based on atmospheric observations, innovative methods for measuring greenhouse gases and stratospheric ozone depleting substances in the regional and global atmosphere, and large-scale studies of industrial and biogenic gases based on atmospheric observations. Candidates will be evaluated in part on the basis of their potential to assume leadership of the Scripps component of the international Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE). For full consideration, please apply by January 8, 2018.
Assistant Professor: apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01626
Associate and/or Full Professor: apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01627

Low-Temperature Geochemistry: We are interested in candidates who will build a program of laboratory and field studies of international standing in low-temperature geochemical applications which strengthen the research portfolio of SIO and UC San Diego. The potential for academic excellence, rather than research area, will be the principal criterion for selection. Appropriate areas for specialization could span a wide range of surficial processes in the marine and terrestrial environments. The candidate’s area of research could include but is not limited to: sediment geochemistry, fluid geochemistry, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, geochronology, fluid-rock interaction, low-temperature geochemical cycles, trace-element geochemistry, geochemical proxy development, or surficial inorganic geochemical process in the cryosphere, weathering systems, anthropological contexts, and the fossil record. For full consideration, please apply by January 31, 2018.
Assistant Professor: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01628

Human Health and the Oceans: Research into Human Health and the Oceans (HHO) is inherently multidisciplinary, and we will consider applicants from a broad range of fields including but not limited to: natural products drug discovery, genomics, microbiome, biosynthesis, chemical ecology, biogeography, marine model organisms, biomaterials, and environmental toxicology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong extramurally supported research program that integrates with and aids the growth of existing HHO research at SIO and UC San Diego, in particular at the Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine. (Documentation of strong interest and any history of achievement in mentoring undergraduate, graduate, or postdocs is required, commensurate with rank and experience.) Joint appointments with other UCSD departments may be possible for appropriate candidates. For full consideration, please apply by January 8, 2018.
Assistant Professor: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01629
Associate Professor: apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01630

The University of California San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please also see academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html for the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program.


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