CEDAR email: JOB OPENING: Assistant Professor Position at the University of California at Los Angeles

Jacob Bortnik jbortnik at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 12:02:04 MST 2021

Dear CEDAR community,

This is a reminder that the UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic
Sciences (AOS) is now inviting applications for a tenure-track, assistant
professor position in Space Physics, and the application deadline has been
extended to January 22, 2021. The Department is seeking outstanding
candidates with the potential for exceptional research and the capacity for
excellence in teaching. Individuals with a commitment to diversity, equity,
and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

The first five years of this position will be funded through the NSF
Faculty Development in Space Sciences program. Candidates with research
interests in any aspect(s) of Earth-based space physics are encouraged to
apply. AOS is a vibrant and collaborative department with faculty
interested in atmospheric, climate, and ocean science, as well as Space
Physics.  Space Physics research and education at UCLA spans several
departments, including faculty in the Departments of Earth, Planetary, and
Space Sciences and Physics & Astronomy in addition to AOS.  These
departments have active research programs in solar wind, inner and outer
magnetospheric physics, ionospheric physics (with connections to the
neutral atmosphere), and space weather, utilizing numerical simulations,
laboratory experiments, space-based and ground-based platforms. The ability
of applicants to complement, and further contribute to UCLA’s long-standing
strength in Space Physics will be a consideration in evaluation in addition
to their commitment to enhancing the diversity of AOS faculty members,
graduate student population, and majors within the field.

The successful applicant must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree at the
time of appointment and will be expected to contribute to the teaching
mission of the AOS department, at both the graduate and undergraduate
levels. They will also be expected to lead or develop a first rate research
program in Space Physics, and are encouraged to interact with others of all
levels within the UCLA Space Physics community. Salary will be commensurate
with education and experience. The target start date is July 1, 2021.

Please submit your online application to the Search Committee for a faculty
position in Space Physics at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06013. Please
include: (1) curriculum vitae; (2) cover letter; (3) a statement of
teaching; (4) a statement of research; (5) a statement of contribution to
diversity, and (6) a list of 3-5 individuals who are familiar with your
work and can serve as references.

UCLA has programs to assist in partner employment, childcare, schooling and
other family concerns. For additional information, visit the UCLA Academic
Personnel Office website or the UC Office of the President’s website.

Applications are due by January 22, 2021, but the position will remain open
until filled. 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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of
California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy please follow
this link: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
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