Postdoctoral Scholars – UCSD Research Affairs – Multi-Disciplinary

University of California, San Diego

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020


The Office of Research Affairs, at the University of California, San Diego, in support of the campus, multidisciplinary Organized Research Units (ORUs) is conducting an open search for Postdoctoral Scholars in various academic disciplines.

The University of California employs about 5,963 postdoctoral scholars (approx. 1,200 at UCSD) who contribute to the academic community by enhancing the research and education programs of the university. The postdoctoral experience emphasizes scholarship and continued research training. UC’s postdoctoral scholars bring expertise and creativity that enrich the research environment for all members of the UC community, including graduate and undergraduate students. Appointment durations vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding. Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions. The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is the exclusive representative of the postdoctoral scholars.

Required Qualification: Doctorate degree or its equivalent in project area. Appointment is dependent on academic experience, scholarly achievements, skills and knowledge and needs of the ORU.

Preferred Qualification: Postdoctoral or equivalent experience, and commitment to mentoring and research training service to build equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Review of applications will commence on July 29, 2019 and will be ongoing. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales. Applications (CV, Research Statement, Cover letter, and references, at minimum) must be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit.

The Office of Research Affairs at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body. UCSD is an AA/EOE/M/F/D/V” or “EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABILITY.”

Posted: July 18, 2019