Employment Opportunities

Jobs

Candidates for the jobs listed below must apply through UC Santa Barbara at the provided link. 

NCEAS is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Deputy Director, NCEAS (updated)

This position will work with our Executive Director, Director of Informatics, Director of Training and Research, and other NCEAS staff and scientists to support and grow a diverse portfolio of research initiatives. Download the full description.

Application deadline: 06/16/19 for full consideration; position open until filled.

Apply at jobs.ucsb.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=193701

 

Clean Seafood Research Specialist

We are seeking up to two motivated researchers to provide analytical support to a new, innovative project that will explore the environmental and economic implications of cell-based and plant-based seafood products. The project is a partnership between NCEAS and the Sustainable Fisheries Group of UCSB's Environmental Market Solutions Lab.

Application deadline: 06/07/19 for full consideration; position open until filled.

Learn more and apply at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01519

 

Project Manager, Clean Seafood

This position will lead a new, innovative project to explore the environmental and economic implications of cell-based and plant-based seafood products. The project is a partnership between NCEAS and the Sustainable Fisheries Group of UCSB's Environmental Market Solutions Lab.

Application deadline: 05/24/19 for full consideration; position opened until filled.

Learn more and apply at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01503

 

Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator

This position will support open science and synthesis projects, with an emphasis on community building, communications, and data science training for the Arctic Data Center.

Application deadline: 05/20/19 for full consideration; position open until filled.

Learn more and apply at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01500

 


Fellowships

Science Communication Fellowship

Our Science Communication Fellowship is a paid fellowship that is open to all UCSB graduate students. It provides the opportunity to build professional experience in communicating the value of science for solutions to pressing environmental challenges. Learn more

 


Data Internships

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student at UC Santa Barbara who wants to learn best practices in data science and open science, while contributing to real synthesis research projects?

NCEAS data internships include training, mentorship, and the opportunity to collaborate with scientists. Most internships will include working with GitHub, R/RStudio/RMarkdown, or Python/Jupyter Notebooks. Interns are paid an hourly wage and must work at NCEAS' office in downtown Santa Barbara.

We regularly hire data interns to support the following initiatives*:

Working Group Support

Now hiring! Apply by June 4, 2019

Support the management and analysis of environmental data for working groups of the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) and the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network. More details

Special opportunity: Text and Data Mining Research Assistant for SNAPP Managing Soil Carbon. Apply by June 4, 2019.

 

Ocean Health Index

No open positions at this time

Learn how to weave open data science principles into marine science and conservation. More details  

Arctic Data Center

No open positions at this time

Learn new data management tools by documenting and archiving important ecological, physical, and social data from research projects focused on environmental issues (e.g., climate, fisheries, wildlife, geochemistry, etc.) in Alaska and the Arctic. More details.

*If you are applying to more than one internship at the same time, please indicate that in your cover letter.