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NCEAS Ocean Health Index Global Fellows Coordinator

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 16th, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Apr 20, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 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 Ocean Health Index is an initiative that, among other activities, calculates annual global scores for each country. The OHI measures the health of coasts and oceans along many dimensions, leveraging existing monitoring and reporting data. Global scores are conducted through the Global Fellows program, based at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) at UC, Santa Barbara.
We seek a Project Coordinator to help run the Global Fellows program. With supervision from the existing OHI team, tasks involve training the Fellows in data science and OHI tools during spring, supporting Fellows analyses during the summer and fall, and helping launch scores at the end of the year.

The Project Coordinator position is a one-year appointment. Anticipated start date June 2020.

Basic Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree in ecology, environmental science, data science, geography or related fields at the time of application

Additional Qualifications:
● Master’s degree in ecology, environmental science, data science, geography or related fields by time of starting position

Preferred Qualifications
● Demonstrated open data science skills
● Experience conducting Ocean Health Index scores
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Passion to support the scientific research community
Salary and Benefits: Academic Coordinator I position, 100% time, with salary step commensurate with qualifications. Full benefits package.
To apply: submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references to
For primary consideration apply by April 20, 2020.
Position will remain open until filled.

The University 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.

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)