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[Job Announcements] [Post Doctoral] [Masters and PhD Opportunities]


Job Announcements

  • (August '14, expires September 15) Department Chair Position, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

    The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking applicants for a mid to senior level faculty position. The appointee will serve as the Chair of the Atmospheric Science Department and lead a dynamic research program specializing in satellite remote sensing of the Earth’s atmosphere and surface processes.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires when filled) Watershed Management Specialist, Natural Resource Social Science Lab, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

    This position is for a full-time staff member in the NRSS lab. The successful candidate will oversee the daily management of the NRSS lab (oversee survey mailings, write reports, supervise undergraduate students) and will conduct research and outreach on watershed management.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires August 29) Research Position, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

    The ARC Centre seeks an outstanding candidate with high-level technical skills to work on the ACCESS model. The successful candidate will help develop and evaluate high-resolution versions of the model over the Maritime Continent, with specific emphasis on convection-permitting capabilities.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires September 5) ARM Climate Research Facility

    The ARM Climate Research Facility is seeking an ARM Instrument Lead Mentor for the Soil Water And Temperature System (SWATS). This system is designed to provide information related to temperature and moisture in the soil profile. The information provided consists of soil temperature, soil-water potential, and volumetric water content.

    Full description here.

  • (July '14, expires when filled) CIRES, Boulder, CO

    The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) in Boulder, Colorado is seeking a scientist to work in the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory/Physical Sciences Division (PSD) to conduct studies on the physical and statistical processes associated with climate variations and extreme events so as to improve understanding of underlying causes and related predictability.

    Full description here.

  • (July '14, expires September 30) Earth System Model Developer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

    The Computer Science and Mathematics Division in the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate and the Climate Change Science Institute at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks to hire an Earth System Model Developer.

    Full description here.

  • (June '14, expires when filled) Geological Project Scientist, CLIMES, LBNL, Berkeley, CA

    The Center at LBNL for Integrative Modeling of the Earth System (CLIMES) is seeking a project scientist to help jump-start an innovative project to develop multiscale models of the atmosphere for the next generation of local-to-global climate projections.

    Full description here.

  • (May '14, expires September 15) Tenure-Track Position, Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

    The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, with focused expertise on the modeling of cloud processes or atmosphere-land interaction processes.

    Full description here.

  • (May '14, expires when filled) Research Associate, CIMMS, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

    The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) at The University of Oklahoma is currently seeking a Research Associate to collaborate with scientists and instructors at the National Weather Service (NWS) Warning Decision Training Branch (WDTB) in Norman, OK, on developing meteorologial and hydrological training materials and enhancing the Weather Event Simulator (WES) for the AWIPS-II System.

    Full description here.

  • (May '14, expires when filled) SeniorTechnicalProgramManager2014-050914.pdf, Regional Air Quality Council, Denver, CO

    The qualified individual will work under the direction of the Executive Director, and in collaboration with internal and external staff to perform specialized work in air quality management and planning, manage complex planning efforts and provide technical direction and support for Council activities.

    Full description here.

  • (May '14, expires when filled) Programmer in Scientific Computing/Data Analysis, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA

    The Climate and Scientific Computing group in the Department of Earth System Science at UC Irvine seeks to fill a position in the Specialist series for a full-time programmer with enthusiasm for applying advanced computing techniques to global environmental problems.

    Full description here.

  • (June '10, ongoing) National Research Council of the National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards provide generous stipends ($42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients and higher for additional experience; $30,000 - $35,000 for graduate level recipients) and the opportunity to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.

    Detailed program information, including instructions on how to apply online and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Website.
    Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (phone) or rap@nas.edu.

    There are four review cycles annually. Application deadlines for 2012 are February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. Applicants should begin a dialogue with prospective Advisers at the lab as early as possible, before their anticipated application deadline.

  • Earth Science Women's Jobs Network

    The Earth Science Women's Jobs Network (ESWN) is a peer-mentoring network geared toward early-career women in the geosciences. Women interested in joining the group are invited to email Professor Tracey Holloway directly or join via the website. ESWN hosts a list-serve through NCAR and in-person events at most major scientific meetings, including professional development workshops funded by NOAA OAR (Dec. 2008), and NSF through the ADVANCE program (2009 - 2013).

Post Doctoral

  • (August '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Natural Resource Social Science Lab, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

    A postdoc is needed to work primarily on two projects: (1) A content analysis examining how climate change is portrayed in the agricultural media, and (2) A qualitative assessment of how farmers’ willingness to adopt certain conservation practices is changing with increased climate variability.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires November 1) Truman Fellowship, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

    Candidates for the Sandia Truman Fellowship for FY16 must apply by November 1, 2014.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires early September) Two to three Postdoctoral positions, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    The International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) research network is seeking two to three postdoctoral research fellows to join its research team at the University of Michigan.

    Full description here.

  • (July '14, expires when filled) University of California, Irvine, CA

    The University of California, Irvine seeks a Post-doctoral Research Associate interested in applying new climate simulation technology that improves the realism of rainfall physics (cloud superparameterization) to explore the basic dynamics, intrinsic predictability, and climate sensitivity of land-atmosphere hydrologic coupling and organized mesoscale convective systems.

    Full description here.

  • (June '14, expires when filled) Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM

    Two postdoctoral positions are available within the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division to work on forest mortality modeling and hydrology modeling of tropical forests in relation to climate change.

    Full description here.

  • (June '14, expires when filled) Geological Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth Sciences Division, LBNL, Berkeley, CA

    The Earth Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) invites applications for a Post Doctoral Researcher to join a new project aimed at understanding the possible role of human influence on extreme weather statistics: the Calibrated and Systematic Characterization, Attribution, and Detection of Extremes (CASCADE) project.

    Full description here.

  • (May '14, expires when filled) 2 Postdoctoral positions, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

    Postdoctoral positions are available within the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division to work on 1) forest mortality modeling, 2) remote sensing of vegetation dynamics, and 3) empirical physiology of vegetation mortality at local to global scales.

    Full description here.

  • (May '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, California Institute of Technology, Pasedena, CA

    The California Institute of Technology (CalTech) Postdoctoral Scholars Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) invites applicants for a postdoctoral research position in the area of global climate model (GCM) evaluation. The successful applicants will join a research team at JPL/CalTech focused on the use of satellite and other observations to evaluate and improve GCMs.

    Full description here.

  • (May '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Scholar in Scientific Computing/Data Analysis, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA

    The Climate and Scientific Computing group in the Department of Earth System Science at UC Irvine seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar with enthusiasm for applying advanced computing techniques to global environmental problems.

    Full description here.

  • (April '14, expires when filled) 2 Postdoctoral Associates, PNNL and Department of Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    The Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI) of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and the Department of Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park campus seek two Post Doctoral Associates to conduct research in Carbon Data Assimilation and Terrestrial Ecosystems.

    Full description here.

  • (April '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    LBNL's Earth Science Division has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher who is interested in developing reduced order models for earth system models. The project will develop new reduced order modeling techniques for submodels within the Community Land Model (CLM) and Community Earth System Model (CESM). The project will also develop methods to accurately quantify the errors and uncertainties of these reduced order models, and study their impacts on uncertainty quantification.

    Full description here.

  • (April '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, Ecoclimate Lab, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    The Ecoclimate Lab at the University of Washington is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on the climate implications of forest die-off in North America and the Amazon.

    Full description here.

  • (February '13, varying expiration dates) NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships

    The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA's goal to expand scientific understanding of the Earth and the universe in which we live. Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that offer scientists and engineers unique opportunities to conduct research in fields of science relevant to NASA. These opportunities advance NASA's missions in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology. Opportunities are available at NASA Centers and other NASA-approved sites.

    Full description here.

  • (November '13, varying expiration dates) Graduate, Postdoctoral & Senior Researcher Fellowships, The National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. There are four Review Cycles:
    • February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
    • May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
    • August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1
    • November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1

    Full description here.

Masters and PhD Opportunities

  • (August '14, expires when filled) PhD Student, Natural Resource Social Science Lab, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

    A PhD student is sought to conduct research on the determinants of the maintenance of both urban and agricultural conservation practices.

    Full description here.

  • (July '14, July 15) PhD Position, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK

    Shallow lakes and ponds may cover up to 40% of the land surface in Arctic lowland regions. This project examines the extent and dynamics of bedfast and floating ice lakes in relation to hypothesized interactions and feedback with permafrost and climate.

    Full description here.

  • (September '12, varying expiration dates) Graduate, Postdoctoral & Senior Researcher Fellowships, The National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. There are four Review Cycles:
    • November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1
    • February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
    • May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
    • August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1

    Full description here.

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