The Institute of Marine Sciences (https://ims.ucsc.edu/) at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a GIS programmer analyst. The GIS programmer analyst will work under the supervision of Drs. Michael Beck and Borja Reguero in the UCSC Coastal Resilience Lab (https://www.coastalresiliencelab.org/) and will help assess flood risk and the benefits of nature-based solutions such as reefs and wetlands at local to global scales. The incumbent will examine the social and economic consequences of risks from coastal hazards and climate change and the benefits of and opportunities for natural solutions such as habitat conservation and restoration. Additionally, the incumbent will synthesize hydrodynamic, social, economic, and ecological data sets (both field- and model-based) for inclusion in spatial prioritization of risks and solutions. The GIS programmer analyst will have opportunities to work on projects supported by and done in collaboration with US Geological Survey, The Nature Conservancy, the insurance industry, and development banks.
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs. Applicants must provide the names and contact information of their references (a minimum of three are required and a maximum of five will be accepted). The hiring unit will request confidential letters* from the references of those applicants who are under serious consideration. Please note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
APPLY AT: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00951