The University of California, San Diego is recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report and has consistently been ranked as the top college in the nation by Washington Monthly in terms of its public contributions to the nation. With a current enrollment of 34,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. The campus is committed to community engagement, public service and industry partnerships in order to advance the health and well-being of our region, state, nation and the world.
UC San Diego attracts $1 billion annually in research funding and is among the top ten universities in the nation in terms of its federal research funding. To foster the best possible working and learning environment, our university strives to maintain a climate of fairness, cooperation, and professionalism, which is embodied in our campus Principles of Community. UC San Diego embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential ingredients of academic excellence in higher education.
The UC San Diego Library, one of the nation's top public academic libraries, plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university's research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions. The Library provides the foundation of knowledge needed to advance cutting-edge discoveries in a wide range of disciplines--from healthcare and science to public policy and the arts. The Library provides access to more than 7 million items, including digital and print volumes, journals, and multimedia materials to meet the knowledge demands of scholars, students, and members of the public.
The UC San Diego Library is widely recognized as an innovative leader in the development, management, and delivery of digital resources to support the university's world-class research and instruction. The Library plays a leadership role in HathiTrust, an international partnership of academic and research libraries committed to long-term digital preservation. The Library is also a partner in the university’s Research Cyberinfrastucture Initiative (RCI), which offers researchers the computing, network, and human infrastructure needed to create, manage, and share data.
In addition to a technologically state-of-the-art and intellectually stimulating environment, UCSD offers a highly competitive compensation package that includes choices for medical, dental and optical programs; excellent retirement programs; tax-savings programs; life, automobile and short/long-term disability insurance; outstanding recreational facilities; innovative training programs; domestic partner benefits; and on-campus childcare.
UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and specifically seeks candidates who can actively contribute to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Applicants are invited to preview campus diversity resources and programs at Diversity at UC San Diego.