Assistant Professor – University of California, Berkeley, USA

Job #JPF02640

College of Letters & Science – Mathematical & Physical Sciences – Earth & Planetary Science

Recruitment Period

Open August 21st, 2020 through Thursday, Oct 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by October 1st, 2020, you will have until October 3rd, 2020 to complete your application.

Description

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, 2021. We seek outstanding candidates from any area of Earth and planetary science. Candidates whose research falls into this broad range of disciplines are invited to apply.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley, and in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and/or service.

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).

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.

All applications should be submitted online through https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02640 by October 1st, 2020.

Letters of reference will only be solicited for those under serious consideration. 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 http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

For questions please contact Erin Blazick, AP HR Analyst, Department of Earth & Planetary Science; academicpersonnel4eps@berkeley.edu.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

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 see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location
Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Research – Summary of research accomplishments and future plans.
  • Statement of Teaching – Summary of teaching experience and future plans.
  • 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 (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Reference requirements

3-5 required (contact information only)

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