Candidates for faculty positions at UCSD are recruited directly by the individual departments, and the positions contained on this website are limited to Chemistry & Biochemistry recruitments. Please refer to the UCSD Academic Affairs https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu website if you are interested in learning about opportunities in other departments. When submitting application materials for review, please respond specifically as noted in the announcement. Candidates who wish to provide information on their contributions to outreach and diversity are welcome to do so.

Francis Crick Endowed Chair

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego is playing a key role in a campus-wide effort to build a preeminent program in quantitative biological sciences (research and teaching). To anchor this effort, the department invites applications for a tenured Full Professorship in Chemistry and Biochemistry, with a preferred focus on theoretical / computational biophysics, at the interface with experiment. The successful candidate will hold the Francis Crick Endowed Chair and will help lead the development of a world-class program in molecular and cellular biophysics and quantitative biology. This may include collaborations with other departments such as Mathematics, Physics, and the Biological Sciences, as well as the San Diego Supercomputing Center.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in one of the quantitative physical sciences and a recognized program of excellence in both research and teaching in molecular biophysics.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego is committed to Inclusive Excellence, and, as such, the successful candidate will also be judged on his/her demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preferred candidates will have a strong desire to play a future role in helping to shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/ and http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/faculty/diversity-opportunities/index.html ).

Candidates should submit online: Curriculum vitae with list of publications, reprints of up to five representative papers, a statement of teaching, and a personal statement that includes a summary of research plans. Additionally, a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp.

Candidates should also provide the names and contact information for at least three references who can address the candidate’s research, teaching, and professional service.

Please apply via: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01572.

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

Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

Murray Goodman Endowed Chair

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego invites applications for a tenured Full Professorship in Chemistry and Biochemistry, with a preferred focus on organic chemistry which may include chemical biology and/or catalysis. The successful candidate will hold the Murray Goodman Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry, occupy laboratories in our new Tata Hall (opening in Summer 2018), and will help lead the expansion of our world-class program in organic chemistry.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemical sciences or equivalent and a recognized program of excellence in both research and teaching in organic chemistry.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego is committed to Inclusive Excellence, and, as such, the successful candidate will also be judged on his/her demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preferred candidates will have a strong desire to play a future role in helping to shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/ and http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/faculty/diversity-opportunities/index.html).

Candidates are required to submit the following documents online: Curriculum vitae with list of publications, reprints of up to five representative papers, a statement of teaching, and a personal statement that includes a summary of research plans. Additionally, a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp.

Candidates must also provide a minimum of three reference letters that address the candidate’s research, teaching, and professional service.

Please apply via: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01664.

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

Review of applications will commence on March 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

Assistant/Associate Professor Physical, Analytical and Environmental

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego (http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for the Dean’s Excellence search, which includes a tenured or tenure-track faculty position (at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor) in physical chemistry, broadly defined. Areas of interest include biophysical chemistry, environmental/atmospheric chemistry, nanomaterials, quantum molecular science, and statistical mechanics, amongst others. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. In addition, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. A successful candidate must have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already benefited from, contributed to, or created such programs. A successful candidate will also have served as a role model in mentoring others, with a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). Applications should include a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html).

Teaching in general or physical chemistry, and related topics, will be expected. Ideally, the candidates would have skills and interest in teaching lab and lecture courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale. Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a curriculum vitae with list of publications and reprints of up to five representative papers. Please also include separate statements for each of the following: 1) statement of past and proposed research 2) statement of past and proposed teaching and 3) a statement on past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information for at least three references who can address the candidate’s research, teaching, and professional service.

Applications are to be submitted online

If applying for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) position, please use the following link:
https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01563.

If applying for an Associate Professor (tenured) position, please use the following link:
https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01592.

Information on contributions to diversity statements can be found at the links below:

Guidelines for writing a diversity statement:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-guidelines-for-wr
Examples and resources:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-examples-and-reso

Sample Diversity statements:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/_files/Ex-1to3-C2D-Statements.pdf

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program at https://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

Assistant/Associate Professor Synthesis, Material and Chemical Biology

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego (http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for the Dean’s Excellence search, which includes a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor) in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Candidates with research interests in Materials (broadly defined), Polymer, or Inorganic Chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a strong record of research accomplishment, an innovative research plan, and a demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will be expected to teach chemistry and/or biochemistry courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field. In addition, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. A successful candidate must have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already benefited from, contributed to, or created such programs. A successful candidate will also have served as a role model in mentoring others, with a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). Applications should include a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale. Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a curriculum vitae with list of publications and reprints of up to five representative papers. Please also include separate statements for each of the following: 1) statement of past and proposed research 2) statement of past and proposed teaching and 3) a statement on past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information for at least three references who can address the candidate’s research, teaching, and professional service.

Applications are to be submitted online.

If applying for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position, please use the following link:
https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01568

If applying for an Associate Professor (tenured) position, please use the following link:
https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01591

Information on contributions to diversity statements can be found at the links below:

Guidelines for writing a diversity statement:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-guidelines-for-wr

Examples and resources:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-examples-and-reso

Sample Diversity statements:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/_files/Ex-1to3-C2D-Statements.pdf

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program at https://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

Assistant/Associate Professor Biochemistry and Biophysics

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego (http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for the Dean’s Excellence search, which includes a tenured or tenure-track faculty position (at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor) in Biochemistry and Biophysics. All areas of biochemistry & biophysics are being considered. The topic of research may be in all areas of biochemistry and biophysics, broadly defined. Examples include, but are not limited to, cryo-electron microscopy and lipid biochemistry. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. In addition, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. The ideal candidate will also have skills and interest in teaching biochemistry and biophysics, and related topics in pharmacological chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A successful candidate must have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already benefited from, contributed to, or created such programs. A successful candidate will also have served as a role model in mentoring others, with a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). Applications should include a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale. Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a curriculum vitae with list of publications and reprints of up to five representative papers. Please also include separate statements for each of the following: 1) statement of past and proposed research 2) statement of past and proposed teaching and 3) a statement on past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information for at least three references who can address the candidate’s research, teaching, and professional service.

Applications are to be submitted online.

If applying for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position please use the following link:
https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01571

If applying for an Associate Professor (tenured) position please use the following link:
https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01590

Information on contributions to diversity statements can be found at the links below:

Guidelines for writing a diversity statement:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-guidelines-for-wr

Examples and resources:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-examples-and-reso

Sample Diversity statements:

http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/_files/Ex-1to3-C2D-Statements.pdf

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program at https://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

Unit 18 Temporary Lecturer

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego seeks to establish a pool of outstanding instructors for undergraduate courses in all areas of chemistry. Pending budgetary approval, one or more non tenure-track lectureships may become available for the 2017-18 academic year. All areas of chemistry and biochemistry will be considered. A PhD in Chemistry or related field and teaching experience, preferably in both lecture- and laboratory-based settings, are required. (PhD candidates may apply; however, the PhD must be awarded before any offer of employment will be made.) Research experience, two supportive letters of references, strong record of mentorship, and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are highly desirable.

The 9-month salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Applications received by March 31, 2017 will be given priority consideration. Applications received up to March 28, 2018 will be considered if openings still exist. Apply via: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01337

Candidates are required to submit online: 1) a CV; 2) teaching evaluations from up to four recent teaching experiences, including comprehensive set of comments from students. Evaluations should come from large classes if available. (Please include a legend to help interpret the scale and rubric for evaluation.); 3) a 1-page teaching statement; and, 4) a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html for further information). Up to three miscellaneous/additional documents (optional) may be provided.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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

Assistant Teaching Professor Position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE)

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/ invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE) beginning July 1, 2017. This faculty series, which is unique to the University of California system, carries full membership in the Academic Senate with comparable rights and responsibilities as the standard professorial track, but with a greater emphasis on teaching and educational scholarship. All positions are subject to budget approval.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or chemical education. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level; interest and/or experience with emerging pedagogical trends and curricular development, particularly in the area of analytical chemistry (both the lecture and laboratory learning environments); and an interest in or prior accomplishment with educational grant writing, educational project or program development and assessment, and/or chemical education research.

Successful faculty candidates will be expected to teach analytical and general chemistry laboratory courses; assume a leadership role in the educational mission of the Department; engage in scholarly work in the field of chemical education; and contribute to University and public service.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Applicants will be evaluated on teaching and research accomplishments, as well as on potential and/or demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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

To apply for the position: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01397 .

Applicants should submit online: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae (with reprints of up to five representative papers); (3) a teaching statement (with student evaluations from up to five previous teaching experiences); (4) a summary of planned professional/scholarly work; (5) a statement of past as well as potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp); and (6) three letters of reference addressing research, teaching, and professional service.

Deadline: Review of applications will commence on May 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.