Candidates must hold a PhD or JD by the time of appointment.
The ;Institute for Society and Genetics at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a social scientist, humanist, legal, or policy scholar with an innovative research program in the area of public engagement with biology and biotechnology. This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank set to begin in Fall 2022. Institute faculty members are generally cross-appointed with another department on campus, and develop research programs that transcend traditional disciplinary lines. Faculty also teach in the Institute's interdisciplinary undergraduate major and supervise postdoctoral scholars and other student researchers, and contribute to outreach and public symposia, workshops and other events.