Federal and state laws and University policies and practices ensure that all job applicants and UCSD employees have equal opportunities in every aspect of employment activities, including recruitment, selection, promotion, training, and termination. Equal Employment Opportunity practices prevent discrimination and harassment.
From the first steps in the hiring process through the day-to-day work experience, UCSD’s policies prohibit discrimination against or harassment of any person, including discrimination or harassment based on:
- National origin
- Gender expression
- Gender identity
- Pregnancy (includes but is not limited to pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth)
- Physical or mental disability
- Medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics)
- Genetic information (including family medical history)
- Marital status
- Sexual orientation
- Service in the uniformed services
UCSD’s affirmative action and equal opportunity policies and procedures require fair hiring practices and positive action in building and accommodating a diverse and representative workforce.