The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) in the School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine (UCI), invites applications for an Academic Coordinator to facilitate project management, data management, and program development for a research effort on microbiomes and global change.

The successful candidate will coordinate research, education, and outreach activities across multiple teams studying microbiomes and global change. The Academic Coordinator will support development of a center-scale program that unifies research, training, and outreach objectives across existing programs. Specific duties will include program administration, such as interacting with collaborators, organizing meetings/workshops, developing communications, coordinating program logistics, ordering materials, and assisting with project reports. Data management duties will include database maintenance, implementing data management plans and standards, and ensuring data organization and accessibility. The Academic Coordinator will also be expected to provide input on center-scale proposal development and integration of research, training, and outreach programs.

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in the environmental sciences, ecology, environmental data science, or a related field. Additional experience with project management, educational programs, and public engagement preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020, and the recruitment will remain open until filled. Qualified candidates should upload a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:

Please contact Professor Steven Allison at for more information about this position.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.