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UC San Diego

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School of Global Policy & Strategy (GPS)
Associate or Full Professor, and Endowed Chair Innovation, Science, Technology, and Policy

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461141
Date Posted: 10/05/2018
Date Inactive: 11/25/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate or Full Professor, and Endowed Chair Innovation, Science, Technology, and Policy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: La Jolla, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Climate and the Environment
Critical Infrastructure
Data and Privacy
Development Engineering
Digital Technology and Automation
Technological Innovation
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego invites applications for a tenured Endowed Chair of Innovation, Science, Technology, and Policy at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, to begin July 1st, 2019.

The faculty at the School of Global Policy and Strategy ( represents a broad range of academic backgrounds, including both social and physical sciences. We are united by a desire to understand, design, and rigorously test solutions to promote human advancement and mitigate against pressing challenges to human welfare and global issues.

We anticipate that the Endowed Chair of Innovation, Science, Technology, and Policy will expand our leadership at the interface of STEM fields and policy. We are looking for candidates with an outstanding record of research and leadership both within their field of training, and in the intersection of that field with questions of policy, welfare, or justice. Domains of interest include, but are not limited to: climate and the environment, critical infrastructure, cybersecurity, data and privacy, development engineering, digital technology and automation, energy, health, and technological innovation.

Applicants should be PhD graduates (or equivalent terminal degree in a research discipline) with proven leadership and scholarship records. The School of Global Policy and Strategy is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Preferred candidates should demonstrate the highest standards of professional research, teaching, and service, and contribute to -- and participate in -- our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. We welcome applications from both STEM and social science scholars who can develop rich links to other UC San Diego units, including the Jacobs School of Engineering, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Health Sciences, and the Halicioğlu Data Science Institute.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Application review will begin on November 25, 2018.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/25/2018
Application Instructions:
Candidates should submit the following materials to UC San Diego Academic Personnel On-Line at
● Curriculum Vitae
● Two writing samples
● A personal statement that includes a description of research, training, and teaching
● Three (3) contacts for reference
● A summary of past and potential contributions to diversity (see