[Met-jobs] Polar Science faculty position at SIO


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

(http://scripps.ucsd.edu) invites faculty applications for the position listed below. We seek a

motivated, broad-thinking scientist-educator to establish a vigorous research program 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.

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 highlatitude

climate processes. Research approaches can include observations (field and remote

sensing), modeling, genomics, and dynamics. SIO also has faculty openings in Observational

Physical Oceanography, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Marine Physiology/Cell Biology at:


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. Our strong preference is for hiring at the level of Assistant Professor, but

appointments at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, including Acting titles) may also

be considered. Salary will depend on the experience of the successful applicant and will be

based on the UCSD pay scales.

To apply by September 15, 2015 deadline, go to:

Assistant Professor at:

Associate/Full Professor at:

Current Assistant level candidates with a strong record of research and teaching are encouraged

to submit materials through both links.

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

http://ift.tt/1gR9YAD for the UCSD Partner Opportunities


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