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Project Scientist (all levels) in the California NanoSystems Institute at The University of California, Santa Barbara

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 8th, 2018
Last review date: Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Description

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 Project Scientist 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 Project Scientists series make significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project. Appointees may be ongoing members of a research team, or may contribute high-level skills to a specific project for a limited time. Demonstrated capacity for fully independent research or research leadership (at the level of the Researcher series) is not required in this series; however, appointees with the Project Scientist title should have broad range of knowledge and competency and be able to operate at a higher level of independence.

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/

Basic qualifications:
Appointees to this series must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application.

Additional qualifications:
PhD by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications:
3+ years of research experience in applicable or relevant field
University and public service.
Mentorship/supervision of junior researchers and students.

Please apply to UCRecruit at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01399

To apply, please submit to following required documents:
Curriculum Vitae*
Cover letter
Three references (contact information only).

*If publications are listed on the CV, please include DOI links (direct links) to all publications. Please note, copies of publications may be requested at a later date if DOI links are unavailable.

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.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)