Scripps Pier Live Cam

Wide sandy beach with peaks breaking on both sides of the pier


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  • University of California
  • 9500 Gilman Drive - La Jolla
  • California 92093 - United States
  • (858) 246-5511

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

From San Diego

Take Interstate 5 north to Ardath Road. Go west on Ardath and down the hill (approx 1.5 miles) to La Jolla Shores Drive.

From San Diego

Take Interstate 5 south to Genessee Ave. Go west on Genessee approx 0.5 miles to North Torrey Pines Road. Turn right (west) on LJ Shores and go down the hill about 1.0 miles to Scripps.

Parking Information

At the south end of campus you can park at the metered spaces in one of the two lots on either side of Discovery Way after 5 P.M. weekdays, on holidays, and on weekends. No metered parking is available during normal weekday working hours; you must park on the street. At the north end of the campus above the SIO Library (approx. 0.5 mile north of El Paseo Grande) parking is available without permit after 5 P.M. weekdays, on holidays, and on weekends. UCSD permits with SIO stamps are required seven days a week, 24 hours a day at non-metered spaces.

Faculty Positions Available

Research areas include observing and modeling solid and fluid Earth processes on time scales ranging from months to millions of years. Examples include, but are not limited to, active plate boundaries, the changing mass and volumes of the ice sheets, the dynamics of the core, and the circulation of the deep ocean. Applicants with interests in other terrestrial planets are also encouraged to apply. Areas of interest include: the Earth Science use of space geodetic techniques such as interferometric synthetic aperture radar, gravity gradiometry, and laser altimetry; and modeling of geodynamical processes in the mantle and core.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate-level courses in the Scripps Graduate Department and will be encouraged to participate in the undergraduate Earth Sciences degree program at UCSD. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications based on the UC pay scale. Applications and inquiries should be made to the Chair, Geophysics Search, Dept. of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093-0208. The closing date for applications is March 1, 2000 or until the position is filled. The University of California is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.