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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Quantitative Systems Biology - College of Letters & Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 13th, 2017
Last review date: December 1st, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
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 University of California Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. This position is a part of a multi-year, multi-departmental initiative to establish an interdisciplinary program in the area of Quantitative Systems Biology, emphasizing quantitative experimentation and theoretical analysis in the study of living systems. Subjects of interest include, but are not limited to: quantitative studies of development, microbial biology and ecological and evolutionary dynamics, genomics and population genetics. While faculty may be associated with more than one department, the primary appointment would be in the academic unit most closely corresponding to the candidate’s research focus and teaching qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates with broad scientific interests, a record of research excellence and creativity and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Interdisciplinary educational background combining biology with physical and mathematical sciences and/or a strong record of active interdisciplinary collaboration will also be valued. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in an applicable field of study by the time of application. Appointment may start as early as July 1, 2018.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf. Materials should be submitted electronically via Applications received on or before Dec 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

The University of California 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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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