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Zooniverse

Working for the Zooniverse means working with an interesting group of people on some of the most interesting projects around, while knowing your work will be seen by hundreds of thousands of people and will contribute to the progress of knowledge. It’s a good way to spend your time.

The Zooniverse is a collaboration between institutions from the UK and USA; all of our team are employed by one or the other of these partner institutions. This page will be updated to provide up to date summaries of Zooniverse-related jobs. For more information, follow the instructions in each job description or get in touch with the named contact.

We hope to hear from you soon.

Oxford

The Zooniverse team at the University of Oxford are leading the development of the new Zooniverse platform, as well as projects covering everything from Penguins to Particle Physics, all the way up to disaster relief. We encourage flexible working, including working remotely for part of each week.

Chicago

The Adler Planetarium's Citizen Science team includes a dynamic mix of web developers, data scientists, researchers and educators who are responsible for everything from building Zooniverse projects and developing governance tools for volunteers, to running Hack Days and teen programs. We can offer flexible hours and the opportunity to try new things, whether that be getting involved with outreach or playing with cutting edge technology.

Zooniverse Mobile App/ React-Native Developer

The Zooniverse team at the Adler Planetarium is seeking a developer to build mobile apps for www.zooniverse.org

We have recently secured a large grant, part of which is dedicated to building a mobile experience for Zooniverse. This is a greenfield project in which the new developer joining our team will have the opportunity to shape our mobile strategy.

Zooniverse is the world’s most successful platform for the distributed analysis of scientific data through citizen science. We enable over 1.6 million registered volunteers to participate in 72 projects across the disciplines (from astronomy to zoology) in partnership with universities and research institutions around the world. As a Zooniverse developer, you’ll work with our team of 20 talented and friendly developers, designer, and researchers, including our Oxford Zooniverse team in the UK.

Interested? Click the job listing link for the full description and details on how to apply.

Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Zooniverse Team is involved in the development of many transcription projects as well as tools for use with Zooniverse in the college classroom and efforts to combine human and machine classifiers. Several science team members from many disciplines are at UMN including Ancient Lives, Galaxy Zoo, Measuring the ANZACs, Radio Galaxy Zoo and Snapshot Serengeti. We are open to flexible work arrangements.

Other

Our work involves collaboration with a vast array of partners from across the world. When they have jobs that involve working with the Zooniverse, we'll post them here.