D-Lab is expanding its staff in Analytic Support - Methodology and Tools. We're searching for an Academic Coordinator I to lead the team that supports D-Lab's users in acquiring competencies in research design, methodology, and analytic approaches and software. This is a one-year position.  We're accepting applications via https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00325.

The position is open until filled. Initial Review Date is 12/20/13.


  • Planning and oversight of training offerings, consultants, working groups, and course list
  • Planning and oversight of development of reference materials and collections
  • Planning of academic and special events
  • Communication and external relations on campus relevant to Analytic Support
  • Participation in internal leadership and coordination

Minimum Application Qualifications:

  • MA/MS or equivalent degree in a social science discipline

Additional Qualifications:

  • A PhD preferred or equivalent in a social science discipline by the start date
  • Broad familiarity with research design, methodologies, and tools/software across several disciplines
  • Capacity to discuss research and methodology at a high level with faculty from across the social sciences
  • Demonstrated leadership skill
  • Experience managing teams in a fast-paced, fluid, and collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, though applications received by December 20, 2013 will be guaranteed full consideration.  Anticipated start date of the position is January 2014.  The position is for one year with the possibility of extension. Salary range is $46,644 - $58,272, plus benefits. Please address inquiries to Professor Cathryn Carson, D-Lab Acting Director, clcarson@berkeley.edu.

Application Requirements:

Submit documents to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00325.

(Please do not submit applications by email. That's not how the university works.)

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Interest – Detail your background and how it aligns with D-Lab’s mission and this job
  • References: 3-5 references required (contact information only)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Cathryn Carson

Cathryn Carson is Interim Director of D-Lab and Associate Dean of Social Sciences, College of Letters and Science. She is a historian of science and technology.