At UC San Diego, Project Scientists make significant and creative contributions to a research project, and may be ongoing members of a research team, or may be employed for a limited period of time to contribute high-level skills to a specific research program.
At UC San Diego, Research Scientists are academic researchers who develop and lead independent research and creative programs equivalent to that required for the Ladder Rank Professor series, garner scholarly reputation, and generate high caliber publications and research products. Research Scientists should serve as a Principal Investigator and have the major responsibility and leadership for their research programs.
Required Qualifications: Doctorate degree or its equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral or equivalent experience, and commitment to fostering an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veterans status.
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