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Earth Section Researchers

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
La Jolla, California
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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Earth Section Researchers


Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego


Position overview

Position title: Earth Section Research Positions - Assistant/Associate/Full Researcher

Salary range: Rank and salary will be consistent with the applicant's qualifications, experience and University of California pay scales.


Application Window

Open August 26, 2022 through Monday, Oct 17, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Position description



The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego ( invites applications for full-time Researcher positions.


We seek motivated, broad-minded scientists with research interests that fall within the general disciplines of Earth Surface, Solid Earth, or Planetary Processes. Applications are welcome from individuals studying research problems spanning across disciplines or that have a strong research focus within geophysics, geology, geochemistry, or a related discipline. The candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research group and provide intellectual leadership, while also taking advantage of SIO's diverse scientific community.


SIO is a world-renowned center of solid Earth, planetary, oceanographic, biological, and atmospheric research committed to academic excellence and diversity within its student body, staff, and approximately 200 principal investigators ( Researchers at SIO receive 11-month appointments with 25% salary support from institutional sources and are expected to provide the rest through externally funded research programs. Researchers at SIO are not required to teach but often obtain non-salaried educator appointments and serve as graduate student advisors.





Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates are required to hold a PhD in an area of Earth, Ocean, Atmospheric or Climate Science, Physics, Engineering, or a related field.


Preferred qualifications

Interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in research and service, and who are committed to building an equitable and diverse university environment.


Candidates will be considered at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Researcher levels. A record of publication and service commensurate with the level of appointment is required. Candidates at the Associate and Full level are expected to have a record of securing extramural funding.


Application Requirements

Document requirements


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


• Cover Letter


• Statement of Research


• Statement of Teaching (Optional)


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


• Misc / Additional (Optional)


Reference requirements


• 3 required (contact information only)


Applicants will be asked to name references to complete their application, but the references will not be asked to provide letters unless SIO requests them.


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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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Job location La Jolla, CA


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