Employment Opportunities

Jobs

Candidates for the jobs listed below must apply through UC Santa Barbara at the provided link. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

Deputy Director, NCEAS

This position will work with our Executive Director, Director of Informatics, and Director of Training and Research in strategy development for our program planning, administration, management, and implementation.

Application deadline: 02/20/19 for full consideration; position open until filled.

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Director's Postdoctoral Scholar

The successful candidate for this newly created position will pursue research of her/his own interest in any domain of environmental science using analytical or synthesis approaches.

Application deadline: 03/01/19 for full consideration; applications accepted until 06/30/19 unless position is filled.

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Assistant Specialist: Anticipating climate change impacts on aquaculture

We are seeking a full-time Assistant Specialist to support the Conservation Aquaculture Research Team (CART) on a project that continues research on spatially mapping and quantifying the impacts, potential adaptations, and mitigation measures for aquaculture under climate change at local to global scales. 

Application deadline: 02/15/19 for full consideration; applications accepted until 04/15/19 unless position is filled.

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Postdoctoral Scholar: Zero-Deforestation Landscapes, Science for Nature and People Partnership

The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) seeks a postdoctoral fellow to collaborate on a new, two-year project titled “Landscape-scale forest assessments to support zero-deforestation supply chains.”

Application deadline: 01/17/19 for full consideration; applications accepted until 03/31/19 unless position is filled.

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Two Postdoctoral Positions in Ocean Sustainability Science

NCEAS, Future Earth, and the Colorado State University Global Biodiversity Center are partnering to fill two postdoctoral positions for ocean sustainability science, to be based at NCEAS in Santa Barbara, California.

Application deadline: 12/21/18 for full consideration; applications accepted until 03/31/19 unless positions are filled.

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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*:

Ocean Health Index

No open positions at this time

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

Working Group Support

No open positions at this time

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

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.