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Temporary Researchers (Specialist Series) for Materials Science and Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 6th, 2017
Last review date: December 20th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 31st, 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.

Description

The Materials Department invites applications for temporary research positions in the area of Materials Science and Engineering. Appointments in the Specialist Series will be for one year with the possibility of limited reappointments on an annual basis in accordance with applicable personnel policies and availability of funding. Positions may range from part-time to 100%.

Appointees to the Specialist Series are expected to 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 the duties of the position.

Apply by December 20th for primary consideration; however, applications will be kept active for consideration within the department until October 31, 2018. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Applicants must resubmit a new application each year beginning November 1 to retain eligibility.

Basic Qualifications:

Appointees should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or have equivalent research experience.

Additional Qualifications per level:

Junior Specialist: Appointees should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or have equivalent research experience. Appointees at this level enable research as part of a team.

Assistant Specialist: Appointees should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Appointees at this level enable research as part of a team and may provide some independent input into the planning and execution of the research.

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. Appointees 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.

Specialist: Appointees should possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or have ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Appointees 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.

Desired qualifications include an outstanding specialized research record or demonstrated research in the areas of Materials Science and Engineering, which includes the preferred research areas of electronic and photonics materials, inorganic materials, macromolecular and biomolecular materials, and structural materials.

Please submit your application to UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01188

You must include the following:
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Statement of Research
Names of 2-3 References (contact information only)

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

  • Statement of Research

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 references required (contact information only)

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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