Biomolecular Engineering Department: Adjunct Professor Pool
University of California Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Internal Number: 3298910
Biomolecular Engineering Department: Adjunct Professor Pool
Position overview Position title: BME Assistant Adjunct Professor, Associate Adjunct Professor, and Adjunct Professor Salary range: Salary is based on UC pay scales and market conditions commensurate with the level of appointment. As a minimum, one half of the funding for the base salary shall come from non-state funds. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Percent time: Variable (0-100%), the appointments percentage of time will depend on the level of engagement of the positions activities in research, teaching and service.
Anticipated start:This recruitment is valid for initial appointments effective August 2022 through August 2023. Initial appointments with effective dates outside of this recruitment period will require an alternative open recruitment.
Open July 15, 2022 through Friday, Jun 16, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
If you apply to this recruitment by June 16, 2023, you will have until June 30, 2023 to complete your application.
The Department of Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of assistant adjunct professors, associate adjunct professors, and adjunct professors.
Adjunct faculty members are expected to engage in research or other creative activity, teaching, and university and public service. Appointments in this series may be assigned to academic scholars currently affiliated with other universities, or to qualified individuals who are professional practitioners of appropriate distinction when such an affiliation supports the academic and professional endeavors of the department. These appointments forge closer relations between the university and other academic institutions or industry, are frequently self-funded, and involve a limited length of service. Academically qualified research or other creative personnel who contribute significantly to teaching either in formal courses or in guidance of graduate students in one or more of the areas below are encouraged to apply. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity of scholarly activity and add additional dimension to the Baskin School of Engineering by complementing or augmenting our existing research strengths. A link to full descriptions of the Adjunct Professor series is provided for your review: Adjunct Professor - http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf.
Current areas of excellence and research foci within biomolecular engineering include bioinformatics, bioengineering, biotechnology, biochemistry, computer science, laboratory automation, immunology and virology, microarray analysis, molecular biology, molecular genetics, nanotechnology, protein engineering, stem cells and systems biology.
UC Santa Cruz is the University of California campus nearest to Silicon Valley and maintains close ties with local industry in the fields of biomolecular engineering. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in biomolecular engineering or a closely related field.
Demonstrated record of research and teaching.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching - Teaching statement that clearly outlines your teaching experience and teaching interest.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/diversity.html) before preparing their application.
3 letters of reference required
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSCs confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm. Apply link:https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01314
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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the Universitys equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. Additional information and resources for compliance are located on the campus Health Center site