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Tenure-track Faculty Position in the subject of atmospheric or climate dynamics in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University. Application deadline November 15, 2017. More information and apply here.

Proposal opportunity for Earth CARE Validation with the European Space Agency in France. This Call aims to engage leading expertise for the Calibration and Validation activities of the mission, providing independent experimental data, analysis and recommendations to critically assess the end-to-end performance of the instrument and its products. Proposal deadline October 31, 2017. More information here.

Visiting Hydro Climatologist Position to conduct scientific research and analysis related to climate issues affecting urban and agricultural surface water resources in support of principal investigators at the Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Application deadline November 4, 2017. Apply here.

Research Scientist Position:  statistician in climate science at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center in Barcelona, Spain. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. More information and apply here. (posted October 14, 2017)

3 PhD Positions in ocean modelling and data analysis at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. One project (1 PhD) focusses on numerical ocean modelling. The student will be based in the Department of Oceanography. If interested please e-mail, eric.oliver(at)dal.ca & katja.fennel9(at)dal.ca and include your transcripts. Two additional projects (2 PhDs) focus on the role of the ocean in global climate. The students will be based either in the Department of Oceanography or the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. If interested please e-mail michael.dowd(at)dal.ca and eric.oliver(at)dal.ca. (posted October 14, 2017)

Post-doc Position on seasonal forecast calibration and verification for applications in sectoral climate services of the Mediterranean region at Meteo-France. Application deadline November 15, 2017. More information here.

3-year Post-Doc Position aimed at the exploration, design and application of efficient and realistic models of reduced complexity that may act as surrogate of very complex models that are used in the areas of climate, plasma physics and health research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht in Geesthacht, Germany. Application deadline October 26, 2017. Email CV, statement of interest, and information of three references indicating job offer code no. 2017/KS 11 to personal(at)hzg.de. More information contact Eduardo.zorita(at)hzg.de.

Postdoctoral Position as a hydroclimate scientist at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, Canada. Email cover letter, CV, and information of three references to climate(at)uvic.ca. Applicant review will continue till the spot is filled. (Posted October 14, 2017)

Tenure Track Faculty Position in micrometeorology and land-atmosphere interactions in the Department of Geography at the University of British Colombia, Canada. Application deadline November 15, 2017. More information here and apply here.

Tenure Track Faculty (Assistant Professor) Position in the field of oceanography at the University of Colorado- Boulder. Application review begins November 15, 2017 and will continue till the position is filled. More information and apply here.

Division Head Position with focus on remote sensing of earth or planetary atmospheres at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Application deadline December 15, 2017. Email curriculum vitae, research synopsis, list of publications, outline of teaching experience, information of three references, and a questionnaire to info(at)iap.unibe.ch.

Program Manager Position at the Jersey Water Works. Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter including salary requirements, a resume and one short writing sample (no more than five pages) to njfuture(at)njfuture.org. More information here. (Posted October 16, 2017)

Director Position at the School of Meteorology -Mark & Kandi McCasland Chair in Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. More information and apply here. [Posted October 9, 2017]

Postdoctoral Position at the University of Albany to help predict current and future human risk of infection with vector borne pathogens in the Northeast and the US. More information here. For additional information email oelisontimm(at)albany.edu. 

Visiting Support/ Project Scientist position with NOAA Weather and Climate Dynamics Group at  Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Lab. Apply by  November 17, 2017. More information and apply here.

Geoscientist position available in data analysis and webtool development at  Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (Germany). Send  application indicating job offer code no. 2017/KS 12,  letter of motivation, CV and  publication list  to personal(at)hzg.de by October 26, 2017.

Postdoctoral Researcher position  in snow estimation under a vegetarion gradient using SnowEx remote sensing data at University of Leuven (Belgium). Application deadline November 20,2017. More information and apply here.

PhD position at Technische University (Berlin) to work on numerical model simulations for atmospheric processes in Central and High Asia. More information here. (Posted October 1, 2017)

Ocean/Ice Boundary Layer Modeler position at British Antarctic Survey (UK) to examine turbulent boundary layer process that control the ocean melting of glacial ice. Apply by  October 26, 2017. More information here.

Apply now for AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) . STPF is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists, social scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills to address today’s most pressing challenges. App by November 1, 2017. More information and apply here.

Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) released  Solar Desalination Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for low-cost, high-efficiency desalination technologies. Concept paper deadline December 4, 2017. More information pdf here.  (494 KB)

Rutgers Raritan River Consortium Mini-grants and Internship funding to promote multidisciplinary collaboration by Rutgers faculty, staff and students on Raritan River, basin and bay resource issues. Open to Rutgers faculty, staff and post-doctoral researchers.  Climate resilience is a primary focus area along with water quality, quantity/runoff, habitat and fisheries enhancement, public access, and remediation. Email intent to apply by October 13, 2017. Application deadline November 1, 2017. More information here.

Postdoctoral Position in improving community resilience from flood disasters with the Consortium of Universities for the Advance of Hydrologic Science. Application deadline November 17, 2017. More information and apply here.

Postdoctoral Position at the LSCE in France to interpret global atmospheric inversion flexes and compare their results with data-driven and process-based models to deliver a better understanding of the current variations of the global land carbon cycle. More information here. [Posted September 24, 2017]

Postdoctoral Scientist Position  in arctic climate at the University of Reading. Application deadline October 27, 2017. More information here.

MSc Research Assistantship position at the University of British Columbia, working with greenhouse gas fluxes in the root zone of agricultural soils using chamber and gradient technique. To apply, send a CV, a cover letter stating previous experience, interest in this specific position and future goals, and names of at least two references to andrew.black(at)ubc.ca.

Resources for the Future (RFF) accepting applications for the first Molly K. Macauley Award for Research Innovation and Advanced Analytics for Policy. Up to $100,000 is available to fund research that quantifies the value of using Earth observations to improve decisions about human health, air quality, water resources, ecosystem services, natural disasters, food security and agriculture, wildland fires, energy, urban development, and transportation and infrastructure. Preproposal deadline December 5, 2017. More information and apply here.

Postdoctoral position focused on relocation in a changing climate Beginning January 1, 2018. Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Complete information here.  (Posted September 18, 2017).

Nominations for IPCC Working Group I, II, III. The U.S. Department of State seeks nominations for U.S. scientists with requisite expertise to serve as Lead Authors or Review Editors on Working Group I, II, and III to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Respective tables-of-contents can be viewed on the USGCRP Open Notices page, with additional background information and the nominations vehicle itself found on the USGCRP Public Contributions System. The USGCRP nominations system for this process will be disabled on Tuesday, 24 October 2017, and a nominations package transmitted on behalf of the U.S. IPCC Focal Point on 27 October.

Postdoctoral research positions available in aerosol, cloud and precipitation interactions at the University of Oxford. Application deadline October 20, 2017. More information here.

PhD Student Position in Climate Modeling at urban and regional scale with Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel. To apply send a single PDF including CV, statement of research experience and interests, transcript, link to masters thesis, and 2+ references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Postdoctoral Research Associate Position available in sea ice predictability at Princeton University. Application deadline November 15, 2017. More information and to apply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Assistant Professor position in paleoclimatology/geography at Montclair State University. Application deadline October 20, 2017. To apply send one electronic application containing a cover letter, CV, statement of interests and information of three references to EAESsearch(at)montclair.edu.

MS Graduate Assistantship position available in physical oceanography and climate dynamics at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi. Contact tshinoda(at)tamucc.edu if interested.

National Science Foundation announced funding of a total of $11 million as a part of the Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2). The goal of research funded under the interdisciplinary P2C2 solicitation is to utilize key geological, chemical, atmospheric (gas in ice cores), and biological records of climate system variability to provide insights into the mechanisms and rate of change that characterized Earth's past climate variability, the sensitivity of Earth's climate system to changes in forcing, and the response of key components of the Earth system to these changes. Application deadline for October 20, 2017. More information here. 

Social Media Internship position at Climate Access. Internship to begin in September 2017 - January 2018. Undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates will work remotely on a project that is using virtual reality technology as a means to experience flooding and flooding solutions. The internship is unpaid but academic credit may be an option. Complete details pdf here (91 KB) .


 A workshop with the theme of “Deconstructing Participatory Climate Governance: Innovation or Business as Usual”, will be held at Science Po Bordeaux in France from October 26- October 27, 2017. More information here.   


Postdoctoral Position available in climate variability at local scale using observations and simulations at the LATMOS in Guyancourt, France. Application including curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and the contact information of two references should be emailed to marjolaine.chiriaco(at)latmos.ipsl.fr.


MS Graduate Assistantship available in physical oceanography and climate dynamics in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University. Email tshinoda(at)tamucc.edu for any inquiries. More information here.


PhD Studentship available on cold surges over western Europe: mechanisms underlying variability and change at Durham University, United Kingdom. More information here.


Postdoctoral Position available in biology, oceanography, geology and geophysics at the Alfred Wegener Institute Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. For more information email Thomas.jung(at)awi.de.


Postdoctoral Fellowship Position available in land-atmosphere interactions in cold environments at the University of Oslo (Norway). More information here.


Postdoctoral Fellowship position available in land atmosphere earth system modeling at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Applications will be accepted until the role is filled. Email application to pgh25(at)cornell.edu.


Postdoctoral Position available in satellite based data assimilation for soil moisture estimation at KU Leuven, Belgium. Apply here.


Visiting Scientist Software Engineer/ Programmer Position available to focus on development of an experimental service for disseminating observational and short-range oceanographic forecast guidance in a format usable by electronic navigation systems for testing by commercial partners at the NOAA Office of Coast Survey in Silver Spring, Maryland. Email application and further questions to cpaess-apply(at)ucar.edu.


Post-Doctoral Position available for the Representation of the convective boundary-layer dynamics: use of an automatic tuning tool in the 1D/LES framework to improve parameterizations at the CNRM in France. For more information email fleur.couvreux(at)meteo.fr.

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