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Norwegian Refugee Council Meteorologist opening to expand its capacity in disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation. Applicants shoul have advanced university degree in meteorology, environmental sciences or related discipline. Application deadline is September 23, 2014. Click here for more information.

The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Awards include stipends ranging from $42,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients. Graduate entry-level stipends begin at $30,000. The program is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. More information and instructions on how to apply are available on the NRC Research Programs website.

Part-time lab helper needed for 20 hours per week preparing geological samples in RCI Affilate Dr. Yair Rosenthal's lab. Contact Dr. Yair Rosenthal for more details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

New Jersey Future in Trenton, NJ seeks a part-time policy manager. The position’s primary initial focus will be on ensuring equitable and resilient land-use decisions in the face of storms and sea level rise.  Send cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to Marianne Jann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Purdue Postdoctoral Research Assistant to research the portrayal of climate change in agricultural media and farmers' willingness to adapt conservation practices given increased climate variability. Available immediately; must be filled by January 1, 2015. Email letter of interest, CV and contact info for three references to Dr. Prokopy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . More information here.

Postdoctoral research associate positions in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program at Princeton University in cooperation with NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL): 

  • Coupling marine habitat models of living marine resources to downscaled global climate change models in US NE shelf (application due September 30, 2014)
  • Predicting and explaining extreme events (applications ongoing)
  • Hurricane predictability (application due September 30,2014)

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Research Scientist for Rwanda Station at the Center for Global Change, MIT Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate. Provide scientific leadership to a new observatory in Rwanda. Applicants should have a PhD and experience with atmospheric instrumentation. Complete applications are due by September 30, 2014. For details about the position and to apply, click here.

Energy Globe Award for outstanding and sustainable projects in the area of environment and energy. Deadline September 22, 2014. Recipients will receive a 10,000 euro cash award. For more details and eligibility, click here.

Rutgers Energy Institute Postdoctoral Associate Fellowship.
The REI will support post-doctoral students for broad range of energy research: basic and applied science, engineering, economics, and policy. Each fellowship is one year and includes $25,000 direct cost support. For more information about applying, click here. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Fellowships available as early as Fall 2014.

Climate Funding Opportunities compiled by NOAA and MN Sea Grant. Deadlines vary by grants. To access the list click here and click on the black "download PDF."

2015-16 AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships. More information here.

Gulf of Mexico Regional Coastal Training Program Coordinator

Gulf of Mexico National Estuarine Research Reserves Announcement

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Internships
NASA Ames Education

The Fulbright - National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
Themes: Biodiversity, Cities, Climate Change, Cultures, Energy, Food, Oceans, and Water

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