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Assistant Specialist in Technology Management

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 14th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Technology Management Program at UC Santa Barbara is seeking applications for an Assistant Specialist position with an anticipated start date in January 2020. This position will be 50% time for one year with a possibility of renewal for one more year based on funding and need.

The Research project that this position will be working on is to develop and test a mathematical dynamic method calculating and visualizing the growth of companies including sustainability aspects. The research will include (1) collecting data through surveys and/or interviews, (2) literature review of relevant economic and entrepreneurship research, and (3) analysis of data, including startup performance (for example, financial growth, jobs growth, corporate sustainability).

The minimum qualification is a Master's Degree at time of application. Preferred qualifications include having experience conducting research in entrepreneurship topics or research experience in strategic management. Preference will be given to applicants with research interests in new firms, intellectual property commercialization, startup capitalization and operations. Successful candidates will demonstrate competencies indicating that they will be able to enable, plan, or execute research alongside TMP faculty.

To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of research experience, and a minimum of contact information for 3 references. Complete and submit your application by 12/1/2019 for primary consideration.

The Department 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.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)