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Job opportunity: Assistant Professor position in Geophysics at Department of Earth Science, UCSB

Date: 06/22/2015

On behalf of Chen Ji, UCSB:


The Department of Earth Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Geophysics, starting July 1, 2016. We seek an innovative geophysicist who investigates solid Earth processes with modern geophysical data and/or simulation methods. All areas of technical expertise will be considered, with preference for seismology, geodesy, and/or numerical modeling. We seek candidates who complement our current research program and integrate tectonics and geophysics.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and to advise graduate and undergraduate students. A Ph.D. or an equivalent degree is required at the time of appointment.
Applicants should submit a PDF containing a letter of application, their curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research objectives and accomplishments, and the contact information of three referees who will provide letters. Applicants should request that the three referees send letters of evaluation by October 1st, 2015. The application file and letters of reference should be submitted to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu.
Review of applications will begin October 1st, 2015. The position will remain open until filled, but to ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by this date.
The department is especially interested in candidates who contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.