Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) is an integrated research facility. Its mission is to encourage university collaboration with industry and to enable the rapid commercialization of discoveries in nanoscience and nanotechnology. CNSI members represent a multi-disciplinary team of some of the world's preeminent scientists from the life and physical sciences, engineering, and medicine. The work conducted at the CNSI represents world-class expertise in four targeted areas of nanosystems-related research including Energy, Environment, Health-Medicine, and Information Technology.
The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI )invites applications for temporary research positions in the Specialist series (at the Assistant, Associate, and Full levels). Temporary research positions may vary from part-time to full-time and may range from short term to long term. Apply by November 22nd, 2018 for primary consideration; however, applications will be kept active for consideration within the department through October 31, 2019. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. The use of a pooled recruitment does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. Applicants must resubmit a new application letter each year beginning November 1 to retain eligibility.
Appointees to the Specialist series engage in specialized research, professional activity, and University and/or public service. Specialists use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions to the research enterprise of the University and to achieve recognition in the professional and scientific community. Specialists may participate in University and/or public service depending upon funding source and duties of the position.
Additional Information related to levels (Specialist series ranks)
• Assistant Specialists enable research as part of a team and may provide some independent input into the planning and execution of the research.
• Associate Specialists normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published research in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.
• [Full] Specialists normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a significant record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published research in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.
Salary is dependent on experience, qualifications, and hiring level. The UCSB salary scales may be found at https://ap.ucsb.edu/compensation.and.benefits/ucsb.salary.scales/
Appointees should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization at the time of application.
Assistant Specialist: Appointees should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
Associate Specialist: Appointees should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
Specialist: Appointees should possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or have ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
2+ years of research experience in applicable or relevant field.
Please apply to UCRecruit at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01398
To apply, please submit:
Three references (contact information only).
Publications may be requested at a later date.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can 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.
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