Wednesday, January 8, 2014

TT cluster in STEM and/or Social Sciences, U of San Diego

Assistant Professor in STEM and/or Social Sciences (Job IRC12388)

The University of San Diego (USD) invites applications for a cluster of new Assistant Professor positions in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and/or Social Sciences associated with a funded National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant initiative (  The positions will begin in September 2014 and may be housed in one or more of the following departments:
  • Biology,
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry,
  • Marine Science and Environmental Studies,
  • Mathematics and Computer Science,
  • Physics,
  • Sociology or
  • the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.
Job Requirements
The successful candidates will:
  • Hold a Ph.D. in a STEM or social science discipline, and
  • Have demonstrated a commitment to teaching and research, mentoring undergraduates, and fostering a climate of inclusion and diversity.
  • A pre-employment background check to include Social Security verification and a federal/county criminal check
Additional Details
USD is an AA/EOE employer and is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment.
How To Apply
To apply, click “apply now” and register as an applicant.  Please upload by January 15th to this web site:
  • Your curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Your research statement/plans.
  • A statement addressing the following:
    • How do you envision yourself working as part of an interdisciplinary cohort?
    • How will you promote interdisciplinary collaborations in the undergraduate curriculum?
    • Explain your approach to, and experience with, mentoring female students and students from under-represented backgrounds.
Have four recommenders submit letters of recommendation to by the deadline.  At least one of the recommendation letters should specifically address teaching and one should specifically address your track record in terms of mentoring female students and students from under-represented backgrounds.