[CogSci] Assistant Professor in Design - UC San Diego
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Mon Feb 11 07:24:37 PST 2019
Assistant Professor in Design
The Design Lab at UC San Diego (https://designlab.ucsd.edu) seeks
candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor
rank. The Design Lab at UC San Diego is a new initiative, established by
the chancellor to become a major international center for human-centered
design, with the focus upon design as a way of thinking, especially dealing
with a people-centered approach to complex sociotechnical systems.
The Design Lab works with departments and divisions throughout the
University. 2019 Design Recruiting is partnering with eight departments:
Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Structural Engineering, Cognitive
Science, Psychology, Infectious Diseases, Family Medicine & Public Health,
and Psychiatry. In your cover letter, please indicate which of these
department(s) you think might be a good fit for your research & teaching.
It is unlikely that we will hire in 2019 outside these departments. That
said, we welcome applications in all areas. Design is hiring through three
advertised recruitments: the Social Sciences, Engineering disciplines, and
Medical fields. Please apply through the recruitment that is closest to
your work and specify the department/area that best fits your work in your
Assistant Professor candidates must have completed a terminal degree–such
as a PhD, MD or equivalent doctoral degree, or relevant terminal master’s
degree and show great promise in teaching, service and research. Preferred
candidates will have published human-centered research in conference and/or
journal articles in highly-regarded peer-reviewed venues; be able to
demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence as they will be expected to
supervise and teach graduate and undergraduate students in design-related
courses; demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship and professional
activity; and contribute to a campus climate that supports equity,
inclusion, and diversity. An interdisciplinary perspective and experience
with multiple methodologies is highly valued. Candidates with experience
with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity
and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply. The successful applicant
will be expected to establish a vigorous program of high-quality funded
Candidates can apply directly at the links provided below:
*Social Sciences: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02016
Candidates should submit, via online application (a) a short cover letter
describing background and interests, (b) vita, (c) research statement, (d)
teaching statement, (e) reprints of up to four representative publications
or works, (f) personal statement summarizing their contributions (or
potential contributions) to diversity and leadership, (For further
information about contributions to diversity statements, see
and (g) a minimum of three letters of reference, (provide name, title,
address and email).
For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see
<http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/> for the UCSD Partner
Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2019 and salary is commensurate
with experience and based on the University of California pay scales.
Applications received by February 28, 2019 will be given full
consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to academic
excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and
to addressing dual-career issues. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
Note: For both time and fairness reasons, we are unable to respond to email
queries from individual applicants.
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