Aquaculture Extension Specialist

Application Deadline

We’re Hiring!

California Sea Grant Seeks Aquaculture Research & Outreach Specialist


California Sea Grant (CASG) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego seek a resourceful, innovative applied marine scientist with a passion for aquaculture research and outreach. This full-time academic position as an Extension Specialist is based in the Biology Division at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego and reports to the CASG extension director. Duties include building an extension program based on applied research and conducting outreach focused on Southern California aquaculture opportunities that address regional coastal and marine challenges. This position will work closely with Biology Division scientists, other CASG extension specialists and aquaculture stakeholders.  

Through research, community engagement and education, the successful candidate will be able to develop and disseminate aquaculture information while interfacing with a diverse network of stakeholders.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in ocean sciences with demonstrated experience working in any current or emerging areas related to aquaculture. Strengths in organization, communication and engagement with a range of people, including other academics, stakeholders, policymakers and the general public are essential.

Encouraged to apply are candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to and track record of improving diversity, equity, inclusion, justice and accessibility in STEM fields and/or the field of aquaculture.

Applications close Sunday, January 23, 2023 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time. 


California Sea Grant

California Sea Grant is a collaboration of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the State of California and universities across the state to create knowledge, products and services that benefit the economy, the environment and the citizens of California.