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Faculty Position in Advanced Imaging Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 6th, 2019
Next review date: Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.


University of California, Los Angeles
Faculty Position in Advanced Imaging Science

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in advanced imaging science, broadly defined, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. Qualified applicants suited to appointment at the associate and full professor rank may also be considered. The Department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching and high commitment to enhancing diversity in the university environment. Candidates will be expected to have expertise in developing, advancing and/or applying cutting-edge imaging methods (e.g. electron, X-ray, scanning probe, super-resolution, optical or other imaging techniques) to solve important problems in quantum physics, biophysics, condensed matter and/or materials physics. Successful candidates will be invited to join the STROBE National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center. The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Applicants should apply online via the UCLA Academic Recruit website: Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of research accomplishments and plans, and a list of publications. Statements on teaching and contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion are required for a complete application. (Please visit the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion website for Sample Guidance for Candidates on this Statement: At least three, and up to five letters of recommendation are to be submitted through the same website. For more information contact Laurie Ultan-Thomas, Administrative Analyst, at, or 310-825-3440, or 475 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547.

For full consideration, applications should be received by January 5, 2020. Applications will be accepted after that date and until the search is closed. Please refer to tracking number # JPF04859 in all correspondence.

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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at

Job location

Los Angeles, California

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research Accomplishments and Plans

  • List of Publications

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required