Assistant Project Scientist in Structural Engineering
University of California San Diego
United States

Assistant Project Scientist in Structural Engineering

Job #JPF02389
  • Jacobs School of Engineering - STRUCTURAL SYSTEM FACILITY

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 22nd, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Jan 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Structural Engineering , at the University of California San Diego, is conducting an open search for Project Scientists (non-tenured Assistant). At UC San Diego, Project Scientists are academic researchers who are expected to make significant and creative contributions to a research team, but are not necessarily leaders of the research team. They are not required to carry out independent research or develop an independent research reputation but will publish and carry out research or creative programs with supervision by a member of the Professor or Professional Research series. Project Scientists may not serve as a Principal Investigator but may serve as Co-Principal Investigators with members of the Professor or Research Scientist series. University and public service are encouraged but not required, and they do not have formal teaching responsibilities. Appointment duration will vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding .

Expertise would be in one of the following areas; topology optimization, multiphysics computational mechanics, research in coupled problems.

Required Qualifications : Ph.D or its equivalent in Structural Engineering or related field required by the time of appointment.

Appointment is dependent on academic experience , scholarly achievements , and funding record.

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral or equivalent experience and commitment to independent research and funding , mentoring /training , university and community service , and to building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Review of applications and will be ongoing. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales . Applications must be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system at

UCSD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff see (

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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