Associate / Full Professor of Theoretical Biophysics

University of California San Diego

United States

Associate or Full Professor in Theoretical Biophysics

Job #JPF02341
  • Physical Sciences - PHYSICS

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 20th, 2019
Next review date: Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 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 PHYSICS, within the Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. We are seeking outstanding scientists in the area of Theoretical Biophysics, broadly defined. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field at the time of application.

In addition, the successful candidate will have a very strong record of creativity and impact, demonstrate the ability to develop a rigorous research program, and be committed to teaching in Physics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate should have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs, can articulate how this experience helped shape their plan, and who have a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives. Applications should include a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale. Review of applications will commence on November 29, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Applications are to be submitted online at:

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC San Diego requires all candidates for academic appointments with tenure or security of employment to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release” into RECRUIT as part of their application.

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - Summary of your scientific accomplishments and future goals that you plan to follow in our department.

  • Statement of Teaching - Please provide a statement summarizing your teaching philosophy. Can include evaluations, examples of your work, feedback from students and colleagues

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Authorization to Release Form - Applicants must complete, sign and upload this form. See Institutional Reference Check for more information.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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