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Job Announcements

  • (November '14, expires January 16) Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, CA

    The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in meteorology/atmospheric dynamics.

    Full description here.

  • (November '14, expires January 31) Faculty Position, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, Miami, FL

    The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science invites outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires January 15) Two Faculty Positions, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

    The UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) seeks candidates for up to two ladder faculty positions in the broad area of Atmospheric Dynamics.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires December 10) Two Faculty Positions, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

    Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning has opened 2 climate faculty positions.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires December 15) Director, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, Singapore

    The Centre for Climate Research Singapore (CCRS) has been growing rapidly since its establishment in March 2013. With the impending retirement of its first Director, it now seeks a leading scientist to guide it to the next level of its development.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires November 30) Tenure-track Professor, Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

    The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physical geography at the assistant professor level to begin in August of 2015.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires December 1) Assistant Professor, Department of Earth & Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA

    The Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University is undertaking a major expansion in the field of climate change and invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning July 2015.

    Full description here.

  • (September '14, expires December 15) Western States Climate Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists, Oakland, CA

    The Union of Concerned Scientists is seeking a senior climate analyst to lead UCS's work in California and the Western states to bring sound science, policy and economics to bear on building support for, developing, and implementing strong climate policies.

    Full description here.

  • (September '14, expires when filled) Research Faculty, CIRES, Boulder, CO

    The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder and the Forecast Impact and Quality Assessment Section (FIQAS) within the Aviation, Computing and Evaluation Branch of the ESRL’s Global Systems Division is seeking a scientific research analyst/engineer with meteorological, quantitative and engineering skills to support the evaluation of aviation forecasts, develop impact-based verification metrics and assessment approaches, and work with aviation operational specialists to develop foundational concepts for building new aviation decision support tools.

    Full description here.

  • (September '14, expires when filled) Professional Research Assistant, CIRES, Boulder, CO

    The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at University of Colorado Boulder is seeking a Professional Research Assistant to work in the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory/Physical Sciences Division (PSD) having expertise in data analysis of large climate datasets or their equivalent.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires when filled) Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

    LLNL has an opening for a scientist to perform original independent and collaborative climate research as part of the Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison (PCMDI).

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires when filled) Post Doctorate RA, PNNL, Richland, WA

    The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) seeks a postdoctoral for research related to modeling coupled terrestrial surface and subsurface hydrological and biogeochemical 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.

  • (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.

  • (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

  • (November '14, expires January 1) Fellowship, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON

    The Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma), a section of Environment Canada, invites applications for a postdoctoral NSERC Visiting Fellowship focused on analysis of cloud feedbacks using our state of the art global climate model.

    Full description here.

  • (November '14, expires March 1) Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

    The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of California Los Angeles invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of modeling and simulation of stratospheric flows.

    Full description here.

  • (November '14, expires November 30) Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dept of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, NL

    This is a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in deglacial ice and climate system interactions modelling.

    Full description here.

  • (November '14, expires November 30) Postdoctoral Fellowship, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia

    CSIRO Land and Water Flagship is seeking to appoint a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to develop new methods for estimating how vegetation alters carbon allocation and structure in response to changes in resource availabilities, particularly CO2, and how these vegetation changes impact the water balance.

    Full description here.

  • (November '14, expires when filled) Post Doctorate Researcher, PNNL, Richland, WA

    The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) seeks a postdoctoral researcher for research related to regional and global modeling with a focus on aerosol processes and their interaction with clouds.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires when filled) Post Doctorate RA, PNNL, Richland, WA

    The Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) seeks a postdoctoral scientist who is familiar with physical parameterizations used in climate models and has a strong background in atmospheric physics.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires January 14) Harvard Environmental Fellows Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

    The Harvard Environmental Fellows Program awards two-year postdoctoral fellowships to outstanding young scholars in any environment-related discipline.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Fellow, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, The National Academies, Washington DC

    The National Academies is excited to announce that the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (BASC) is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow. This is a great opportunity for a recent PhD student to spend a year working at the interface of science and policy.

    Full description here.

  • (October '14, expires when filled) Two Post-doctoral Positions, UCLA Dept of Atmospheric Science and Oceanic Sciences and the University of Washington School of Oceanography, Los Angeles, CA and Seattle, WA

    The UCLA Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and the University of Washington School of Oceanography have received a 5-year NSF Collaborative Research award for assessment of the future evolution of the four Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems, including the U.S. West Coast. UCLA and UW seek two postdoctoral scholars to work on this project, one based at UCLA and one based at UW.

    Full description here.

  • (September '14, expires when filled) Four Associate Research Fellowships, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    The College wishes to recruit four Associate Research Fellows/Research Fellows to support the work of the Exeter Climate Systems Research Centre. These NERC-funded posts are available immediately for between 42 to 48 months.

    Full description here.

  • (September '14, expires when filled) Post-doc, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

    A post-doctoral candidate is sought to join the research team at NASA Ames Research Center (Moffett Field, CA) that is building a landscape integration framework for the studies of aquatic plant growth in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

    The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences of Purdue University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in the area of atmospheric general circulation, climate dynamics and climate change.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, Climate, Ocean, and Sea Ice Modeling Team, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM

    The Climate, Ocean, and Sea Ice Modeling Team (COSIM) at Los Alamos National Laboratory is advertising a post-doctoral position in advection algorithms for climate models. Please forward this announcement to potential applicants.

    Full description here.

  • (August '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, Cloud Processes Research Group, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, CA

    The Cloud Processes Research Group at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Staff Member in the area of objective data analysis with field observations.

    Full description here.

  • (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.

  • (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.

  • (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

  • (November '14, expires when filled) 4 Doctoral Assistantships, Geosciences and Geophysics, Boise State University, Boise, ID

    Boise State University announces up to four funded 3-year doctoral assistantships in support of two NASA grants to improve modeling of weather and snowpack dynamics in complex terrain.

    Full description here.

  • (November '14, expires February 2) NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

    NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NESSF program for the 2015-2016 academic year. This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals. Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities.

    The deadline for NEW applications is February 2, 2015, and the deadline for RENEWAL applications is March 16, 2015.

    The NESSF call for proposals and submission instructions are located at the NESSF 15 solicitation index page. Click on "Solicitations" then click on "Open Solicitations" then select the "NESSF 15" announcement. Also refer to "Proposal Submission Instructions" and "Frequently Asked Questions" listed under "Other Documents" on the NESSF 15 solicitation index page.

  • (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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