Full Researcher

Updated: 26 days ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA


Posted: 20-May-24

Location: Los Angeles, California

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Physical Sciences

Internal Number: 5266159

Full Researcher
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF09435
The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, seeks applicants for a Full Researcher in Space Physics. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in physics, geology/earth science, or a related field.
The person hired will work on problems associated with the stability of solar and stellar coronal magnetic field configurations, the conditions required for Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) initiation, magnetic reconnection in the corona for driving the dynamic transition between open and closed field regions with implications for the formation of the slow solar wind, streamer blobs and small-scale magnetic flux ropes. The ideal candidate should be familiar with developing and running magnetohydrodynamic simulation codes, interpreting the results of numerical simulations and running diagnostics that can be compared to both remote sensing and in situ data as provided by ongoing missions such as Parker Solar Probe and Solar Orbiter.
Candidates must provide a (a) curriculum vitae, (b) cover letter, (c) statement of research, (d) statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and (e) the names of three - five references including names and contact information. Applications will be accepted via the UC Recruit website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09435 beginning May 17, 2024. The deadline to submit your application is June 16, 2024.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments . All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2 , Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09435
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
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