Position open until filled

Program
In order to allow UCSB researchers to identify scientific research equipment available for use on campus, the Office of Research, in collaboration with the LabRATS campus laboratory sustainability program and the MRL, will create and launch a web database, unaffiliated with any particular campus department, listing all shared-access instrumentation and facilities known to be available at UCSB for the campus scientific community.

Position
Student Worker for Shared Instrumentation Website

Supervision
UCSB Sustainability Program within the Department of Geography

Hours
8-10hrs/week

Compensation
$9.50/hr

Responsibilities
This position will primarily include collecting data on laboratory equipment on campus and posting that information to our shared instrumentation website.  This will be a low stress position and does not require much previous experience.  Many of the hours will be spent logging information into a computer.

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to represent the program professionally in interactions with key stakeholders; and
  • Strong writing and editing skills.

Application Instructions

Please read these instructions carefully.  Any applicants that do not follow the instructions will not be eligible for the positions.

This position will be open until filled.  Applicants who submit their documents earlier will be considered more favorably.  All documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF.  Documents in pages, text, or any other format will not be considered. Documents should be sent to: kmaynard@geog.ucsb.edu .

The required two documents include:

  1. Cover Letter (Check out Career Services’ tips on writing cover letters and résumés).
  2. Resume (Check out Career Services’ résumés and cover letters)

UCSB Career Services offers support and advising in writing cover letters and résumés.  Please consider taking advantage of their generous services, especially if this is the first time you have written a résumé or cover letter.

Please ensure that when you submit your two documents the subject line of your email and your email body indicate clearly that you are applying for the “Shared Instrumentation” Internship.

If you have any questions about the program, position(s), other internship opportunities, or the application process, please contact Katie Maynard kmaynard@geog.ucsb.edu 805-448-5111.  Please make sure you have read through the posting thoroughly before contacting Katie.