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U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program application deadline is June 29, 2016. More information here.


An Ecology Teaching position for an introductory principles of ecology course, “Urban Ecology” is available at The New School in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. Candidates should send a cover letter, CV, and a teaching statement to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 30, 2016.


Assistant Professor, Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley expected start date of July 1, 2016. Details pdf here (56 KB).


U.S. Department of Energy $22 million grant to fund research, development, and demonstration of innovative plug- in electric vehicles (PEV). Concept papers due July 7, 2016; applications due August 29. 2016. More information linked here.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2016 Targeted Air Shed Grant Programapplication deadline isJuly 11, 2016. More information here.


Postdoctoral Position at the Department of Geophysical Sciences at The University Chicago is now open. This position involves studying past Mars climate and atmosphere with Assistant Professor Edwin Kite. Application materials including a CV, brief description of research interests and experience and a list of publications in a single pdf should be sent to kite(at)uchicago.edu by July 15th 2016.


United States Department of Agriculture has released information about a grant for their Agriculture and Food Research Initiative- Water for Agriculture Challenge Area. Application deadline is August 4, 2016. More information here.


MacArthur Foundation has announced its 100 and Change Competition to award $100 million to help solve a critical problem of our time. Register by September 2, 2016 and applications due October 3, 2016. More here.


The BIG Pitch Competition 2016 is seeking undergraduate and graduate innovations that improve economies, health, and the environment under the theme of sustainability. Application deadline: September 30th 2016. More information here.


The National Science Foundation’s Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change has over $11 million available in funding for projects related to the paleoclimate and Earth’s climate system. Proposals are due October 17th 2016. Click  here for more information and to apply.


The National Science Foundation has funding available under their Environmental Sustainability program for the following research areas: industrial ecology, green engineering, ecological engineering, and Earth systems engineering. Proposals are due October 20th 2016. Click here for more details and to apply.


Climate Access Internship available for graduate students; more details here.


Rutgers faculty, staff and students have free subscriptions to COS-PIVOT, a powerful search engine for finding funding opportunities and scholar profiles from within Rutgers and outside of the university.


Rutgers Energy Institute Postdoctoral Associate Fellowship. The REI support post-doctoral students for broad range of energy research: basic and applied science, engineering, economics, and policy. Each fellowship is one year and comes with one year of direct cost support. For more information about applying, click here. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.


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