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
(http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/advance/). The positions will begin in
September 2014 and may be housed in one or more of the following
o Chemistry and Biochemistry,
o Marine Science and Environmental Studies,
o Mathematics and Computer Science,
o Sociology or
o the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.
The successful candidates will:
o Hold a Ph.D. in a STEM or social science discipline, and
o Have demonstrated a commitment to teaching and research,
mentoring undergraduates, and fostering a climate of inclusion
o Successfully pass a pre-employment background check to include
Social Security verification and a federal/county criminal check.
USD is an AA/EOE employer and is committed to seeking and sustaining a
culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment.
To apply, go to
and click “apply now” and register as an applicant. Please upload by
January 15^th to this web site:
o Your curriculum vitae.
o Statement of teaching philosophy.
o Your research statement/plans.
o A statement addressing the following:
+ How do you envision yourself working as part of an
+ How will you promote interdisciplinary collaborations in the
+ Explain your approach to, and experience with, mentoring
female students and students from under-represented backgrounds.
Have four recommenders submit letters of recommendation to
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