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


Job Announcements

  • (February '15, expires when filled) Career Track Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    This Career Track Research Scientist position is for an individual with expertise in radiative processes in the Earth's climate and the implications of these processes for global environmental change.

    Full description here.

  • (January '15, expires June 2) Support Scientist, UK Met Office, UK

    This vacancy in the UK Met Office is to support international users and the development of a global and regional modelling system.

    Full description here.

  • (November '14, expires when filled) Atmospheric Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

    The Cloud Processes Research group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California is searching for a scientist to develop global atmospheric models for high-resolution weather-prediction and climate research applications.

    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

  • (February '15, expires March 13) Postdoctoral Researcher, NCAR, Boulder, CO

    The successful applicant will conduct research on Southern Ocean biogeochemistry, with the explicit aim of understanding controls on the seasonal evolution of air-sea fluxes.

    Full description here.

  • (February '15, expires May 15) Postdoctoral Research Position, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

    The COSIM group seeks a postdoc to study the role of the Southern Ocean in mediating the oceanic update of heat and carbon dioxide.

    Full description here.

  • (February '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    This postdoctoral researcher position is for an individual with expertise in Earth's clouds and convection and the implications of these processes for global climate change.

    Full description here.

  • (February '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    The CASCADE project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to develop and apply statistical methods to the study of extreme weather events in a changing climate.

    Full description here.

  • (January '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral position in the Turbulence and Complex Flow group.

    Full description here.

  • (January '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA

    The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research fellow in climate and large-scale atmospheric dynamics.

    Full description here.

  • (January '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Fellow, Climate Sciences Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    This postdoctoral researcher position is for an individual with expertise in radiative processes in the Earth's climate and the implications of these processes for global environmental change.

    Full description here.

  • (January '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

    A postdoctoral position is available within the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division to explore patterns of tree mortality in tropical forests and their potential impact on the tropical forest carbon cycle.

    Full description here.

  • (December '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral position, DOE & University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    A postdoctoral researcher is sought to join an interdisciplinary team at the University of Maryland and the Joint Global Change Research Institute of the US Department of Energy in carbon data assimilation.

    Full description here.

  • (December '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

    Carnegie Institution for Science is seeking an outstanding postdoctoral researcher who can lead scientific research projects using global atmospheric general circulation models and/or coupled atmosphere-ocean models.

    Full description here.

  • (December '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, CIRES University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

    The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder, is seeking a Research Associate to work in the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) Physical Sciences Division (PSD) on studies examining sea ice variability and predictability, both locally and within the global climate system.

    Full description here.

  • (December '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, Earth Sciences Division, LBNL, Berkeley, CA

    The Earth Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher position focuses on evaluating X-ray computed tomographic images and other measurements from core data, hydrologic, and geophysical data to aid in understanding Arctic soil property distribution as a function of tundra geomorphology and providing associated information to land surface models.

    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.

  • (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

  • (December '14, expires when filled) Graduate Opportunity, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

    A graduate student (Masters of PhD) is sought to work on an NSERC-funded project using climate models to investigate tropical-extratropical teleconnections in warmer worlds.

    Full description here.

  • (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.

  • (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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