Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Postdoctoral Scholar - Qualcomm Institute
University of California San Diego
Application Window Open date: August 11th, 2020
Last review date: Monday, Aug 31, 2020 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: Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 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.
Position description The Qualcomm Institute at the University of California, San Diego is conducting an open search for Postdoctoral Scholars in various academic disciplines. The Qualcomm Institute (QI) brings together interdisciplinary teams of UC San Diego faculty, students, technical professionals and industry partners to come up with innovative technology solutions to large-scale challenges facing society in the 21st century focusing on four core areas: culture, energy, the environment, and health.
The University of California employs about 5,963 postdoctoral scholars (approx. 1,200 at UCSD) who contribute to the academic community by enhancing the research and education programs of the university. The postdoctoral experience emphasizes scholarship and continued research training. UC's postdoctoral scholars bring expertise and creativity that enrich the research environment for all members of the UC community, including graduate and undergraduate students. Appointment durations vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding. Total duration of an individual's postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions. The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is the exclusive representative of the postdoctoral scholars.
Required Qualification: Doctorate degree or its equivalent in project area at the start of appointment. Appointment is dependent on academic experience, scholarly achievements, skills and knowledge and needs of the research area.
Preferred Qualification: Postdoctoral or equivalent experience, and commitment to mentoring and research training service to build equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Candidates must be able to work remotely.
Initial review of applications will commence on August 31, 2020 and will be ongoing. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales.
Applications (CV, Research Statement, Cover letter, and references, at a minimum) must be submitted to the UCSD online application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02517.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Application RequirementsDocument requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.