Please find in this link below an advertisement for an assistant professorship at UC Berkeley in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science. This is a broad area search. I encourage you to forward this to anyone you know who may be interested in the position.

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Position title: Assistant Professor

Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position:

The current base salary range for this position is $74,600–$97,200. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, which would yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Anticipated start: July 1, 2024


Open date: August 15, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Oct 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

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

Final date: Monday, Oct 2, 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.


The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2024. We seek candidates from all areas of earth and planetary science, with an emphasis on, but not limited to: (1) climate dynamics and climate history (including paleooceanography, paleoclimate, study of the cryosphere and physical oceanography); (2) solid earth geophysics; and (3) mineral, energy, and water resources. Candidates whose research falls into one of these broad areas or their disciplinary interfaces are especially encouraged to apply. All candidates, regardless of the field in earth and planetary science, will be considered.

The Department is dedicated to advancing equity and accessibility for all who are, or wish to be, members of our community. The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., caring for children, the disabled, or the elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service). For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application) The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.