Open Academic and Staff Positions

Staff Positions

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Lecturer Positions

Academic Coordinators 

Postdoctoral Scholar Positions

 
 

Staff Positions

None at this time

 


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Open Level Faculty Position - Experimental Condensed Matter Physics - Department of Physics

 
POSITION OVERVIEW
 
Percent time: 100
Anticipated start: July 1, 2023 or later.
 
APPLICATION WINDOW
 
Open date:October 11, 2022
Next review date: Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. The Department is looking for individuals with particular emphasis in the areas of experimental condensed matter physics, including the intersection of condensed matter physics and quantum information science.
Condensed matter physicists in the Department benefit from cross-disciplinary collaborations and facilities shared with colleagues in the Departments of Materials, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, further enhanced by the California NanoSystems Institute, the Materials Research Laboratory, the Quantum Foundry, the Institute for Terahertz Science and Technology, and the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. Further information may be found at the department’s website: http://www.physics.ucsb.edu. Responsibilities of faculty members generally include the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality, teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, and participation in university service and professional activities. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies across the campus.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are among the university's core values, and we look forward to welcoming ambitious and creative colleagues who will contribute to the university's mission.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at time of application
 
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
PhD in Physics or related field is required by appointment start date.
 
Preferred qualifications
Research emphasis in the areas of experimental condensed matter physics, including the intersection of condensed matter physics and quantum information science.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS BY LEVEL
 
Assistant Rank Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions:
current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current orrecent Postdoc; current Assistant Professor
 
Document requirements
 
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
 
Cover Letter
 
Statement of Research - Discuss up to three of your most important contributions to science, your current research focus, your plans for the future, and the potential for sustained impact of your proposed research. This statement may also include information about possible areas of collaboration within the department or campus.
For Assistant Professor applications, please try to keep this statement shorter than 4 pages. For Associate/ Full Professor applications, please try to keep this statement shorter than 6 pages.
 
Statement of Teaching - The search committee will use this document to evaluate your potential as an instructor. Please provide a statement that includes teaching and mentorship experiences to date, a brief summary of your teaching philosophy, and one or more topics that you would be interested in teaching. (~ 2 pages)
 
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (~ 2 pages).
 
Reference requirements
 
3 letters of reference required Applicants should provide the names and contact information for 3 references and must request letters of reference within the system in order to complete application requirements.
 
 
Associate/Full Rank Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: current tenured professor, position equivalent to tenured professor (e.g. at an international university)
 
Document requirements Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
 
Cover Letter
 
Statement of Research - Discuss up to three of your most important contributions to science, your current research focus, your plans for the future, and the potential for sustained impact of your proposed research. This statement may also include information about possible areas of collaboration within the department or campus. For Assistant Professor applications, please try to keep this statement shorter than 4 pages. For Associate/ Full Professor applications, please try to keep this statement shorter than 6 pages.
 
Statement of Teaching - The search committee will use this document to evaluate your potential as an instructor. Please provide a statement that includes teaching and mentorship experiences to date, a brief summary of your teaching philosophy, and one or more topics that you would be interested in teaching. (~ 2 pages
 
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (~ 2 pages).
 
Reference requirements
 
3 required (contact information only) At the time shortlisted candidates accept an invitation for interview, the department will request letters through UCRecruit from references listed on the shortlisted candidate's application.
 
 
 
CAMPUS INFORMATION
 
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
 
JOB LOCATION
 
Santa Barbara, CA
 
 

 Teaching Positions

 

Lecturer in Physics or Astronomy

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Temporary Lecturer in Physics or Astronomy

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: September 27, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach courses in general Physics or Astronomy. Applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department. Positions may range from part time to full time. Main duties will include teaching courses in general Physics and Astronomy, with the possibility of occasional upper-division teaching opportunities. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. The position will remain open until March 31, 2023. The pool will close at that time; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Appointments for Fall quarter are usually reviewed in June, Winter quarter in October, and Spring quarter review will begin in February. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review dates specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA in Physics, Astronomy or related field at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

Teaching experience at the college level

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Statement of Teaching

Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements 3-5 required (contact information only)Please provide the names and complete contact information for 3 references.

In the event that an applicant is selected as the finalist, the department will conduct a reference check before extending an offer.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02278

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy:
https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable,
submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the
applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized
terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

JOB LOCATION

Santa Barbara, CA

 


Temporary Lecturer in Physics or Astronomy

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Temporary Lecturer in Physics or Astronomy

 

Open date: November 2nd, 2021

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 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: Monday, Oct 31, 2022 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.

APPLICATION WINDOW

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in general Physics or Astronomy during the 2021-22 and 2022-2023 academic year, including summer session. Applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department for the 2021-2022 and 2022-23 academic years, including Summer Session 2022. Positions may range from part time to full time.

Main duties will include teaching courses in general Physics and Astronomy, with the possibility of occasional upper-division teaching opportunities.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

The position will remain open until October 31, 2022. The pool will close at that time; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Appointments for Fall quarter are usually reviewed in June, Winter quarter in October, and Spring quarter review will begin in February.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review dates specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA in Physics, Astronomy or related field at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

Teaching experience at the college level

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide the names and complete contact information for 3 references. In the event that an applicant is selected as the finalist, the department will conduct a reference check before extending an offer.



Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02085

Help contact: sschiferl@ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

JOB LOCATION

Santa Barbara, CA

 

 


Academic Coordinator Positions

Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02258/apply

View this position online:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02258

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Program Coordinator for Experimental Labs and Lecture Demonstrations

Percent time: 100

Anticipated start: 10/1/2022

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: September 8, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Department of Physics at UC Santa Barbara seeks a 100% time Academic Coordinator to operate as a key member of the Physics Instructional Laboratory and Lecture Demonstration support unit, which develops and implements learning activities for Physics lower and upper division laboratory courses, teaching, and lecture demonstrations. The Academic Coordinator serves as a first point of contact for faculty, staff, students, teaching assistants, Facilities Management, and other university units regarding undergraduate laboratory and lecture demonstration issues and concerns. Course Oversight and Training: Oversee the learning activities within designated laboratory courses and lecture demonstrations. In collaboration with other academic coordinators, supervise and assist TAs in providing hands-on training in the upper division and honors laboratories, demonstrate experimental procedures to students, and ensure proper use of lab equipment and apparatus. Provide oversight and guidance to students during open lab hours. Work with Instructional Program Manager and faculty to co-develop or modify portions of course material. Lab/Course Administration and Implementation: Provide technical supervision and training of the TAs in the running of experiments. Modify existing equipment or specify procurement of necessary apparatus to meet instructional needs. Responsible for identification, development, and assembly of a variety of complex apparatus including but not limited to electronics, mechanical systems, audio-visual equipment, and remote demonstrations using a wide variety of computer applications. Implement the daily and weekly set-up and preparation of lab work and lecture demonstrations during the academic year and summer session. Designs and tests demonstrations and lab experiments to determine teaching effectiveness, often requiring innovating problem solving and solutions. Modifies instructional lab equipment, fabricates operational prototypes or procures apparatus to meet instructional needs. Provide support and training on the use of departmental telescopes to graduate student TAs and undergraduate majors. Responsible for maintenance of departmental telescopic equipment. In consultation with the Instructional Program Manager co-author laboratory manuals and updates for lower and upper division labs as well as websites for lecture demonstrations and teaching labs. These duties require an understanding of the course materials and objectives with the ability to assess how material from different aspects of the course(s) relate to one another, as well as the safe application of each learning outcome as detailed in the course material. Knowledge of health and safety regulatory requirements associated with experimental laboratory instruction is essential. The Academic Coordinator serves as a member of the Physics Instructional Learning Group (ILG) comprised of five academic coordinators.

 

Salary is based on UC salary scales and depends on qualifications and experience.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications(required at time of application)

Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or closely related field. Preferred qualifications MA in Physics, Electrical Engineering or related technical degree, or similar experience. Adept with math and physics that may be encountered at the level of an undergraduate course Knowledge of health and safety regulatory requirements associated with experimental laboratory instruction 1-2 years experience working in higher education. Willing to learn new technical skills and interested in playing a key role in higher education instructional course development. 1-2 years experience working in a laboratory environment involving optics, nuclear physics, AMO, electrical systems, chemistry or biophysics

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter Reference requirements 2-4 required (contact information only)

With the applicant's permission, the committee will contact the references listed in UCRecruit for top candidates.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02258 Help contact:brittany@physics.ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

JOB LOCATION Santa Barbara, CA 

 


Academic Coordinator I (Lower Division Labs)- Physics Department

Open date: July 20th, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Aug 8, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 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.

APPLICATION WINDOW

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for the position of Academic Coordinator I (AC) for the 2022-23 academic year, with the possibility of renewal to work on courses in general Physics or Astronomy, depending on performance and budget constraints.

Applications will be kept active for consideration until the position is filled. The position requires the physical presence of the applicant in the Santa Barbara area.

The AC performs administrative functions for the UCSB Physics Department, serving as a key contact for Instructors of Record as well as undergraduate students, TAs, UCSB faculty, staff, and the off-campus community.

The UCSB Physics Instructional Lab Group (ILG) is looking to hire a resourceful Academic Coordinator I who will help them build and maintain lower-division instructional labs for UCSB undergraduate students. The AC will aid in the oversight, creation and maintenance of instructional lab activities for courses with ~400 students a quarter. The AC will work closely with staff, faculty, and other Academic Coordinators of ILG, the new hire will participate in an upbeat and inclusive culture while:

  • Building, maintaining and prototyping new laboratory experiences at various levels of complexity, from simple pendulums to Mossbauer Spectroscopy.
  • Managing equipment and stock room inventories in an orderly manner, including ordering parts and maintaining a budget.
  • Managing and training graduate students on various equipment and procedures for a variety of lab courses.
  • Being on call during instructional lab hours to help triage equipment issues and solve problems in real-time.
  • Managing and training undergraduate student workers to perform useful tasks within the scope of your work.
  • Handling the storage and retrieval of items and equipment during instructional lab flips.
  • Completing occasional programming tasks to support educational functions, such as scripts to supplement some digital data acquisition sensors in senior labs. Design, document, and update instructional labs, lab equipment, and manuals.

Instructional Lab Group

The AC is a core member of the UCSB Physics Department’s Instructional Lab Group (ILG). The ILG is in charge of development, maintenance and administration of all undergraduate instructional laboratories and the associated coursework. AC responsibilities within the ILG include, but are not limited to, working both independently and also with other faculty & staff.

Salary is based on UC salary scales and depends on qualifications and experience.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Possess a BS in Physics, or closely related field, or be enrolled in a Bachelor's program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

A Bachelor's degree is required in the fields of Physics or closely related field by start of the appointment.

Preferred qualifications
  • MA in Physics or related technical degree, BA in Physics (or related) with experience teaching high school physics (single subject science teaching credential), or similar experience.
  • 1-2 years experience working in a laboratory environment involving optics, nuclear physics, AMO, electrical systems, chemistry or biophysics
  • Ability to read and repair complex devices from circuit diagrams and user manuals.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex electrical, mechanical, and optical devices
  • Experience with equipment troubleshooting, circuit analysis, circuit design, and soldering.
  • Comfortable with some programming and web development.
  • Management experience.
  • 1-2 years experience working in higher education.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral skills.
  • Machining experience.
  • Experience with 3D printers or working in a makerspace.
  • Adept with math and physics that may be encountered at the level of an undergraduate course
  • Proficient with use of electrical test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, and function generators.
  • Willing to learn new technical skills and interested in playing a key role in higher education instructional course development.
  • Proficiency with office software such as google sheets, documents, slides etc.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)

With the applicant's permission, the committee will contact the references listed in UCRecruit for top candidates.



Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02244

Help contact: brittany@physics.ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

 


Postdoctoral Scholar Positions

 

Direct Imaging Science Postdoc - Physics Department/Mazin Lab                                                                           

Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02277/apply

View this position online:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02277

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Postdoc Scholar Employee

Percent time: 100

Anticipated start: October 10, 2022 or later

Position duration: 2 year

 

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: September 14, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 16, 2022 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.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Physics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is seeking a post-doc with experience in direct imaging to work with SCExAO/MEC and MagAO-X/ARCONS. The successful applicant will use both of these cutting instruments to do direct imaging science on exoplanets, brown dwarfs, and disks. In addition, the applicant will have the opportunity to do some instrumentation work focused on push on fast focal plane CDI to improve contrast as well as the freedom to develop their own projects. The start date for the position will be October 10, 2022 or later.

The initial appointment is for 2 years. There is a possibility of extensions contingent on performance and continued funding. Questions about this position should be directed to the Department using the help contact email address below.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

Department: http://www.physics.ucsb.edu/

School: https://www.ucsb.edu/

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. or similar degree in the fields of Astronomy, Physics, related fields OR be currently enrolled in a PhD program at time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

A Ph.D. in the fields of Astronomy, Physics, or related field is required by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

It is preferred that the candidate have experience in direct imaging observations and data analysis, or in an adjacent field, but not required.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Cover Letter

Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements

 

2-3 letters of reference required

References will be asked for letters discussing their experience. Applicants must solicit letters from their references within UC Recruit.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02277

Help contact: erickajames@ucsb.edu

 

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

 

JOB LOCATION

Santa Barbara, CA

Posted - 9/14/22 - 12/16/22

 


Specialist Positions

 

Junior Specialist - Physics Department / Fygenson Lab

Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02358/apply

View this position online:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02358

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Jr. Specialist

Percent time: 42.5% - 75%

Anticipated start: Late December 2022 or early January 2023

 

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: November 22, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Dec 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jan 13, 2023 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.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Physics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is seeking a part time Junior Specialist to pursue innovative research with Professor Deborah Fygenson. The Junior Specialist will design, construct, and assess DNA nanostructures for yield, purity, and structural properties. This will involve troubleshooting protocols, documentation and archival procedures, data analyses and drafting oral and written presentations. The position is part time and the PI is seeking someone who can work anywhere between 42.50% - 75% time to fulfill the needs of the lab with an anticipated start date in late  December 2022 or early January 2023.

The initial appointment is for 1 year.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicant must have a Bachelor's degree in Physics.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Applicant must have have over 1 year of hands-on experience with DNA nanotechnology, light and atomic force microscopy, basic wet-lab techniques (pipetting, buffer preparation, gel electrophoresis, spin filtration), image analysis (e.g. ImageJ) and programming (e.g., python, MATLAB).

Preferred qualifications

It is preferred that the applicant is able to work well as part of a team and independently able to execute wet-lab protocols. Strong writing skills are also preferred.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.  Transcripts - Copy of transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are fine.

Reference requirements

3 required (contact information only)

References will be contacted for candidates who make the short list after the interview.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02358

Help contact: erickajames@ucsb.edu

 

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

 

JOB LOCATION

Santa Barbara, CA

 

Posted: 11/22/22 - 1/13/23


Jr. Specialist in Experiment Networking - Physics Department/Jayich Lab

POSITION OVERVIEW
 
Position title: Junior Specialist in Experiment Networking -Physics Department/Jayich Lab (JPF02271)
Percent time: 100
Anticipated start:October 1, 2022 or sooner
Position duration: 1 year
 
APPLICATION WINDOW
 
Open date:August 31, 2022
Next review date: Thursday, Sep 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Oct 31, 2022 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.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
The Physics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is seeking a Junior Specialistto pursue innovative research with Professor Andrew Jayich. The Junior Specialist will work on networking protocols for experimental physics as well as maintaining and upgrading the code based used through out the lab. The primary networking task will consist of developing a networking protocol where multiple computers may communicate with each other and with attached instrumentation. The protocol will need to have both synchronous and synchronous components. The initial appointment is for 1 year.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Bachelor's degree in Physics . Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Applicant must have expertise (at least 2 years) in Python programming language.
The applicant must have at least one year of experience with trapped ion experiments and at least 6 months of experience in computer networking protocols, experience with asynchronous communication, and experience with collaborative coding work.
 
Preferred qualifications
It is preferable if the applicant has at least 2 years of experience with the following: small-scale (roughly 1 to 4 person) physics experiments; experience in quantum information science.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - The cover letter should introduce the candidate, reason(s) for applying for the job, and it should tell about their research experience.
Misc / Additional - GitHub username 

Reference requirements

Will not need references.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02271

Help contact:erickajames@ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. JOB LOCATION Santa Barbara, CA

Posted 8/31/22 - 10/31/22.


Jr. Specialist - Pooled Recruitment

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Jr. Specialist

Percent time: Varies
Anticipated start: October 1, 2022 or sooner
Position duration: Varies
 
APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date: May 31st, 2022
Next review date: Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Junior Specialists

University of California, Santa Barbara

Physics Department

Multiple Hires - JPF02215

The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified Junior Specialists to conduct research in all our disciplines including Astrophysics and Cosmology, Biophysics, Condensed Matter Experimental Physics, Condensed Matter Theory, High Energy Experimental Physics, High Energy Theory, Gravity and Relativity and Mathematical Physics. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from part-time to 100% time. Positions may also be for 1 year or less than 1 year.

Appointees at this level enable research as part of a team.

The position will remain open until March 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pool position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a temporary research titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the "Next Review Date" specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently is reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Bachelor's degree in Physics or closely related field, or be enrolled in a Bachelor's program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

A Bachelor's degree is required in the fields of Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Biophysics, Condensed Matter Experimental Physics, Condensed Matter Theory, High Energy Experimental Physics, High Energy Theory, Gravity and Relativity and Mathematical Physics by the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

At least 2 years of previous research experience in Physics or closely related field.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Please provide contact information for those who can attest to your research experience in Physics or closely related science field. The references will be contacted via email or by phone.



Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02215

Help contact: erickajames@ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

JOB LOCATION

Santa Barbara, CA
 
 

Posted: 5/31/22 - 3/31/23


Project Scientist Positions

JWST Assistant Project Scientist - Physics Department/Hennawi Lab

POSITION OVERVIEW
 
Position title: Assistant Project Scientist-JWST Researcher
Percent time: 100
Anticipated start: November 1, 2022
Position duration: 2 years
 
APPLICATION WINDOW
 
Open date: September 9, 2022
Next review date: Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply
by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Nov 14, 2022 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.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
The Physics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is seeking an Assistant Project Scientist to pursue innovative research in
collaboration with Professor Joseph Hennawi. The successful candidate will be involved in the design and operation of cutting-edge observations with the James
Webb Space Telescope and will work with a team of postdocs and graduate students.
The initial appointment is for 2 years. There is a possibility of extensions contingent on performance and continued funding.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research,
teaching, and service.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. in astronomy or related field at the time of application.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Candidate must have at least 4 years of experience and familiarity with the James Webb Space Telescope observations and data reduction.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Cover
Letter
Reference requirements
2-3 required (contact information only)
Please provide names, email addresses, and phone numbers to your references. If interviewed, your references will be contacted afterward to verify your
research experience.
 
Help contact: erickajames@ucsb.edu
 
CAMPUS INFORMATION
 
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristicprotected by law.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy:
https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable,
submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable
deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this
paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
 
JOB LOCATION
Santa Barbara
 
Posted 9/09/22 - 11/14/22

Assistant Project Scientists Pool - Physics Department
 
View this position online:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02217
 
POSITION OVERVIEW
 
Position title: Assistant Project Scientist
Percent time: varies
Anticipated start: varies
Position duration: varies
 
APPLICATION WINDOW
 
Open date: September 9, 2022
Next review date: Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply
by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Sep 8, 2023 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.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified Assistant Project Scientists to conduction
research and collaborate with faculty and other researchers in all our disciplines including Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Biophysics, Condensed
Matter Experimental Physics, Condensed Matter Theory, High Energy Experimental Physics, High Energy Theory, Gravity and Relativity and Mathematical
Physics.
The position will remain open until March 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the
pool position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.
 
Please note: The use of a pooled recruitment does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. Positions may range from part-time
to 100% time. See the "Next Review Date" specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently is reviewing applications for an upcoming
opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
 
The Assistant Project Scientist title is given only to those who make significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project. Appointees may be
ongoing members of a research team, or may contribute high-level skills to a specific project for a limited time. Demonstrated capacity for fully independent
research or research leadership as required in the Researcher series are not required in this series. However, a broad range of knowledge and competency and a
higher level of independence than appointees in the Specialist series are expected. Assistant Project Scientists may participate in University and/or public
service depending upon funding source and duties of the position.
 
Salary is dependent on experience, qualifications, and hiring level.
 
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research,teaching and service.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Qualified applicants must possess, at minimum, a PhD (or equivalent) degree in a relevant field at the time of application.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Educational background in the relevant areas of research.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter
 
Reference requirements
Provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of the references. References will be contacted via email or phone for those who make the short list
after the interview.
 
Help contact: erickajames@ucsb.edu
 
CAMPUS INFORMATION
 
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy:
https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable,
submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable
deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this
paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
 
JOB LOCATION
 
Santa Barbara
 
Posted 9/09/22 - 9/8/23