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Assistant Project Scientist, Climate and Marine Ecosystems at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UCSB

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 12th, 2018
Last review date: February 26th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 26th, 2018
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 Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking an Assistant Project Scientist to study the effects of climate on marine ecosystems. The successful candidate will access marine ecosystem productivity using output from general circulation models in collaboration with climate and fisheries experts. The Bren School will be the home department for the position but work may also be conducted in a suitable location. The position is a part-time (50%) appointment for one year with an expected start date of approximately March 2018.

A PhD in Earth Science or a relevant discipline is required prior to start date.

The candidate must possess extensive experience in model analysis dealing with climate and biogeochemical field as well as experience in presenting work to groups of people.

Skilled in programming and data analysis are necessary; and a background in interdisciplinary collaboration is desired.

Previous postdoctoral experience (6 months or more) is strongly preferred.

Please submit a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Research, and arrange for 3 letters of reference to be uploaded to

Applications completed on or before 2/26/2018 will receive primary consideration. Position is open until filled.

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




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