Position title: Assistant Professor
Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf. The current base salary range for this position is $74,600–$97,200. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, which would yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.
Anticipated start: July 1, 2024
Open date: August 15, 2023
Next review date: Monday, Oct 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Oct 2, 2023 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.
The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2024. We seek candidates from all areas of earth and planetary science, with an emphasis on, but not limited to: (1) climate dynamics and climate history (including paleooceanography, paleoclimate, study of the cryosphere and physical oceanography); (2) solid earth geophysics; and (3) mineral, energy, and water resources. Candidates whose research falls into one of these broad areas or their disciplinary interfaces are especially encouraged to apply. All candidates, regardless of the field in earth and planetary science, will be considered.
The Department is dedicated to advancing equity and accessibility for all who are, or wish to be, members of our community. The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., caring for children, the disabled, or the elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service). For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/support-faculty/new-senate-faculty
Department website: https://eps.berkeley.edu/
MPS Division website: https://ls.berkeley.edu/ls-divisions/mathematical-physical-sciences
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.
A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.
*Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
*Statement of Research – Statement on your research objectives, accomplishments, and plans. 3 pages maximum.
*Statement of Teaching – Statement on your teaching philosophy and experience, as well as plans for course offerings. 2 pages maximum.
*Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. More Information and guidelines.
*2 pages maximum.
UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).
The University of California, Berkeley 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 see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.
See the announcement on Berkeley’s site: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04038