Work with Us

Interested in becoming part of the emLab team? We offer a flexible, project-centric workplace that values collaboration and creative problem-solving. We are a team of intellectual go-getters: eager to tackle new challenges and think outside the box to support a healthy and productive environment that can sustain generations to come. If we sound like a team you would thrive in, please check back often for new job openings. We offer full-time positions as well as opportunities for UCSB graduate and undergraduate students. 

Full-Time Job Openings

Postdoctoral Researcher, Fisheries and Marine Protected Area Modeling | Applications due February 20, 2022

Please apply online at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02165

Ocean Conservation & Sustainable Fisheries Postdoctoral Researcher (joint position with Conservation International) | Applications considered on a rolling basis

Please apply online here.

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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.

Opportunities for UCSB Graduate Students

We hire graduate students researchers (GSRs) and hourly graduate student research assistants on a regular basis to contribute to specific research projects. We will post job descriptions for these opportunities as they arise below and circulate them through various UCSB student listservs, so keep an eye out for postings if you are interested in engaging with emLab.

Cape Town Utilities Graduate Student Researcher | Applications due May 5, 2022

Climate and Environmental Justice Graduate Research Assistant | Applications due May 15th

Arnhold Environmental Graduate Fellowship - Climate Resilient Marine Protected Areas | Applications due  May 20th

Arnhold Environmental Graduate Fellowship - Spatial planning for area conservation in the face of climate change | Applications due May 27th

Opportunities for UCSB Undergraduate Students

We hire hourly undergraduate students on a regular basis to contribute to specific research projects or emLab communications. We will post job descriptions for these opportunities as they arise below and circulate them through Handshake and various UCSB student listservs, so keep an eye out for postings if you are interested in engaging with emLab.

Reproducible Climate Data Processing Pipeline Student Researcher | Applications due May 15th

Science Communications Fellow | Applications due May 15th

Arnhold Environmental Undergraduate Fellowship - Blue Water MPAs | Applications due May 15th

Arnhold Environmental Undergraduate Fellowship - Spatial planning for area conservation in the face of climate change | Applications due May 27th

Note: at this time, we only hire students enrolled at UC Santa Barbara. 

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