Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Planetary Geochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 2515067
Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Planetary Geochemistry University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06909
The UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences (EPSS) invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Planetary Geochemistry at any rank. We encourage applicants from all sub-disciplines of planetary geochemistry to apply. Applications from individuals with expertise that complements existing strengths in geochemistry, cosmochemistry, meteoritics, and planetary science at UCLA will be especially welcome. We encourage those with experience in research, teaching, and community/collegial service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence and equity, diversity, and inclusion to apply. Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in planetary science, geochemistry, cosmochemistry, or a related field by the date of hire, July 1, 2022.
EPSS faculty conduct research in geology, geobiology, geochemistry, planetary science, geophysics, paleobiology, and space physics. Planetary scientists in EPSS study extrasolar planets as well as the Solar System. The Department has a strong tradition of integrative research that transcends traditional discipline boundaries. The ability of applicants to contribute to this multidisciplinary ethos will be a consideration in evaluation, in addition to their commitment to enhancing the diversity of EPSS faculty and students.
To apply, candidates must submit (a) a cover letter, (b) CV, (c) statement of research, (d) statement of teaching, (e) statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, (f) writing samples, and (g) the names of three to five individuals who are familiar with your work and can serve as references.
Applications will be accepted via the UC Recruit web site at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06909 beginning September 22, 2021 and reviews of submitted applications will commence on October 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The target start date is July 1, 2022.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.