Recruitment Period

Open date: July 25th, 2019

Next review date: Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Aug 30, 2019 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 Innovation Center for Advancing Ecosystem Climate Solutions at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for the position of Academic Coordinator. The Innovation Center will develop the science and technology solutions needed to manage California’s natural lands for climate change, and address issues such as ecosystem management for carbon sequestration and conservation. The Center grant has recently been approved for an initial 3-year term.

The Academic Coordinator reports to and works in close partnership with the Director, Principal and Co-Investigators and MSO to administer this large, technically complex, and evolving center.

The Innovation Center involves faculty and researchers from three different schools of UCI (Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Information and Computer Sciences), and five other campuses or universities (UCD, UCM, UCB, SDSD, Stanford)

The Academic Coordinator will serve as a central administrator for the center, acting within the policies and procedures of the University, School, Center, and California’s Strategic Growth Council, to achieve Innovation Center’s goals.

Specific areas of responsibility include coordinating research, facilitating communication between and among project researchers, planning events to further collaboration and share project findings, developing an online presence to communicate findings to a broad audience, and assisting with project reporting.

Please submit a letter describing immediate and long-term research goals, a curriculum vitae, and names of two to three references (please do not solicit letters) to:

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.

For more information, please see here.

Friday, August 30, 2019