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The mission of the Earth Research Institute (ERI) is to support research and education in the sciences of our solid, fluid, and living Earth.

Our areas of research comprise Natural Hazards, Human Impacts, Earth System Science, and Earth Evolution.

ERI strives to build upon the existing research strengths of our founding units while fostering new interdisiciplinary collaborations examining how Earth processes affect mankind and how mankind perturbs the Earth.

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Microbial Ecology and Evolution

Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02237/apply

View this position online:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02237

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Microbial Ecology and Evolution
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: The initial appointment is for one year and the anticipated start date is October 1, 2022
Position duration: The initial appointment is for one year with the potential for an additional year based on satisfactory performance and funding availability.
 
APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: August 19, 2022

Next review date: Friday, Sep 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: A Postdoctoral Researcher in Microbial Ecology and Evolution position is available in the Earth Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The successful candidate will participate in a collaborative research project to develop new tools for enriching and isolating archaeal cells from complex microbial communities using flow cytometry, funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Simons Foundation Project on the Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell. We seek a candidate with interests in microbial ecology, evolution, genomics and/or single-cell method development.

Work will be carried out under the supervision of Dr. Alyson Santoro (https://santorolab.eemb.ucsb.edu) and in collaboration with international research groups at the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research in Germany and Oxford University in the UK. The position will be based on the UC Santa Barbara campus, and work may require fieldwork at various regional locations around Santa Barbara county and/or sea-going work on a research vessel.

This is a full-time position. Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience. The initial appointment is for one year with the potential for an additional year based on satisfactory performance and funding availability. The anticipated start date will be October 1, 2022, with some flexibility. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

UCSB 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.
 

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Assistant Project Scientist - Atmospheric Science

  • Job #JPF02252 Earth Research Institute / Office of Research / UC Santa Barbara

Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02252/apply

View this position online:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02252

POSITION OVERVIEW
Position title: Assistant Project Scientist
Percent time: 100% Anticipated start: Spring 2023
Position duration: 2 years from the start date
 
APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date:August 31, 2022
 
Next review date: Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee
 
Final date: Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: A two-year position as an Assistant Project Scientist is available in the Earth Research Institute and Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The successful candidate will participate in research projects led by Professor Charles Jones (http://clivac.eri.ucsb.edu). The projects seek to: 1) The candidate will analyze reanalyses and CMIP6 model data to perform multivariate statistical analyses to understand the nature of changes in extreme fire weather behavior in recent years. In addition, the candidate will design and carry on intermediate complex climate models to investigate mechanisms associated with climate change and extreme fire weather behavior; 2) Carry out modeling studies to investigate anthropogenic and natural variability forcings of climate change and extreme fire weather in California; 3) Develop research products to improve the monitoring and predictability of extreme fire weather in California; 4) Investigate mechanisms associated with downslope windstorms and interactions extreme fire weather behavior in California.

The initial appointment is for two years. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2023.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

UCSB 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.
 
 

 

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