Life Sciences Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position in California ~ Bioblogia.net

20 de agosto de 2012

Life Sciences Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position in California

Job Announcement
University of California Los Angeles

The Division of Life Sciences in the UCLA College of Letters and
Sciences announces the continuance of its special initiative to
recruit excellent research scientists with a history and commitment
to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved
populations.  Candidates should have outstanding records of scholarly
publications, research support, and teaching and be eligible for
Academic Senate appointment in any of our departments of Life
Sciences (www.lifesciences.ucla.edu), including psychology.   The
successful candidate will be expected to mentor undergraduates and to
participate in campus-wide and departmental programs that provide
research and professional development opportunities for our diverse
student body, including MARC, (Minority Access to Research Careers),
PEERS (Program for Excellence in Education & Research in Sciences),
and the Biomedical Research Minor.  Teaching assignments will take
into account mentorship activities associated with the position.
Faculty appointment will be made at a professorial rank commensurate
with current academic standing and achievement.  UCLA offers
competitive salaries, research set-up funds, and recruitment
allowances.

Nominations and questions should be sent to: Professor Paul Barber
(paulbarber@ucla.edu) or Professor Anna Lau (alau@psych.ucla.edu).
Application packages should be submitted online through
[www.ibp.ucla.edu/mentorship] and include the following:  1)
curriculum vita; 2) statement of research interests; 3) statement of
teaching interests that includes information on formal and informal
mentorship activities targeting underrepresented and underserved
populations; and 4) cover letter that includes names of referees that
can be contacted for letters.  Review of applications will begin on 1
November 2012, and continue until positions are filled. Please use
position number 0845-1213-01 in all correspondence.

UCLA is California's largest university, with an enrollment of nearly
38,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  The UCLA College of
Letters and Science and the university's 11 professional schools
feature renowned faculty and offer more than 323 degree programs and
majors.  The Biosciences area at UCLA has more than 300 faculty
members, includes many top ten ranked departments, and is
consistently in the top ten in NIH funding. The UCLA College has a
tradition of outstanding teaching and mentorship of undergraduates
that the Division of Life Sciences will enhance through this special
initiative.  As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage
applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history
of mentoring under-represented minorities in the sciences. UCLA is an
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong
institutional commitment to the achievement of faculty and staff
diversity.


Dr. Paul H. Barber
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Room 2145 Terasaki
Life Science Building 610 Charles E. Young Dr. East
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7239
Phone:  310-794-5349
Fax: 310-206-3987
http://www.eeb.ucla.edu/Faculty/Barber
The Diversity Project: http://www.eeb.ucla.edu/Faculty/Barber/Intro.htm
Coral Triangle PIRE Project: http://sci.odu.edu/impa/ctpire.html
PEERS: http://www.ugeducation.ucla.edu/urc-care/progpeers.htm

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