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Assistant, Associate, and Full Specialist in the California NanoSystems Institute at The University of California, Santa Barbara

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 1st, 2018
Last review date: February 18th, 2018
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 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.

CNSI is actively seeking Specialists (at the Assistant, Associate, and Full levels) to commit effort on CNSI projects. This is a large, pooled recruitment covering many disciplines and research focus. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed through October 31, 2018. 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. Positions may range from part-time to 100%.

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/

Basic qualifications:
Appointees should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.

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.

Preferred qualifications:
2+ years of research experience in applicable or relevant field.

Please apply to UCRecruit at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01202

To apply, please submit:
1) An updated CV
2) Cover letter
3) Three references (contact information only).

Submit completed application by February 18th, 2018 for primary consideration.

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 references required (contact information only)

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