Candidates for the jobs listed below must apply through UC Santa Barbara at the provided link.
Current Job Openings
The Network Office of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network invites applicants for a 100% time Postdoctoral Fellow position to participate in synthesis research and working group collaboration. This position will be based at NCEAS providing opportunities to engage in new and ongoing synthesis projects and to contribute to and learn from a vibrant community of postdoctoral researchers, visiting scholars, and staff scientists at NCEAS. The selected candidate will engage deeply with 1-2 synthesis working groups, depending on their interests and the needs of the working group. In addition to organized working groups, the postdoc may take on an independent synthesis project that will benefit the Network as a whole.
Find out more and apply at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02029
We are currently seeking a short term (1 year) Data Science Fellow to work with the Arctic Data Center on projects that further support Arctic social science data preservation and management and/or the Arctic social science community directly.
Find out more and apply at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02017
You can also read about the NCEAS Data Science Fellowship experience here.
The UCSB Master's in Environmental Data Science program is a partnership between NCEAS and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management.
UCSB’s Bren School invites applications for temporary, part-time lecturers who can teach one or more graduate-level courses for master’s students pursuing professional degrees in Environmental Data Science and/or Environmental Science and Management. Areas of instruction may include Data Science, Conservation Planning, Environmental Planning, Biogeochemistry, Ecotoxicology, Energy and Climate, Water Policy, Environmental Negotiation, and Environmental Justice. Specific areas in Data Science include Data Visualization and Communication, Ethics and Bias, Analytic Workflows and Scientific Reproducibility; Team Science, Collaborative Analysis and Project Management; Metadata Standards, Data Modeling and Data Semantics; Text and Sentiment Analysis for Environmental Problems; Machine Learning for Environmental Science, and related topics.
Applicants must have a minimum of a master's degree or a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and at least three years of relevant work experience. Applicants should have training and experience teaching in the relevant field. A PhD in a relevant field and some teaching experience is preferred. Appointments are variable percentage (generally 17-33% time for one quarter) with the possibility of an annual reappointment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
The effective start date is Aug 2, 2021 for Summer appointments and Sept 23, 2021 for Fall appointments.
Find out more and apply at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01945
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.
Our internships are open only to undergraduate and graduate students at UC Santa Barbara.
Science Communication Fellowship
Our Science Communication Fellowship is a paid internship that is open to all UCSB students. It provides the opportunity to build professional experience in communicating the value of science for solutions to pressing environmental challenges.
Do you want 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. If you apply for more than one internship at the same time, please indicate that in your cover letter.
Data Internship Opportunities
Ocean Health Index
Learn how to weave open data science principles into marine science and conservation.Learn more