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2015 Hudson River Fund Call for Proposals open to applicants evaluating shorelines in relationship to human use, resiliency and habitat improvement, and ecosystem valuation. Preproposal deadline: Thursday, November 6, 2014. More information here.

Postdoctoral position in tropical ocean modeling
at University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris. Ph.D. in oceanography is required. Apply by October 22, 2014. Send an application with a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Alban Lazar This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Postdoctoral Researcher
in Climate-Ice Sheet Modeling at The Climate and Global Dynamics Division (CGD) with the NCAR Earth System Laboratory (NESL). Deadline October 24, 2014. More information here.

Global Resilience Challenge
to improve building resilience in the Sahel, Horn of Africa and Southeast Asia. Guidelines here. Applications due November 21, 2014. Contact challenge (at) globalresiliencepartnership.org for more information or click here.

EPA accepting applications for P3 grant program
Solve an environmental challenge through the EPA's P3 - People, Prosperity, and the Planet – Program, a unique college competition for a sustainable future. Graduates and undergraduates can apply by December 16 here.  

Assistant Professor at Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley.  Recruitment period through November 12, 2014.  More information and application here.

University of Missouri-Columbia seeks students interested in completing a PhD in Atmospheric Science starting in 2015. Graduate Research Assistantship is available and supported by the National Science Foundation EPSCoR Track I award. Applicants must possess (or expect to possess by spring 2015) a master's degree in atmospheric science, geographical science, earth science, or a related field. To apply, send by email unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a brief personal statement that highlights skills relevant to the position as described above and includes recent GRE scores, recent TOEFL scores (international students only), and professional goals to Dr. Bohumil Svoma, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Missouri, svomab (at) missouri (dot) edu.

Climate Action Champions Competition
An initiative by the US Department of Energy to recognize and support the steps that local and tribal governments are already taking to reduce carbon pollution and prepare for the impacts of climate change. Applications due October 27, 2014. For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor Positions in Oceanography
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography,University of Georgia accepting applicants for two Assistant Professor positions. Application review starts October 24, 2014 and continues until positions are filled. For more information, click here and scroll.

JAMSTEC Postdoctoral Fellow Programme
Researchers who have completed a PhD thesis can develop their research in ocean and earth sciences. Applicants are required to have been awarded a PhD in a related field within 5 years or employment or expected to obtain a PhD in a related field by the date of employment. Applications due November 5, 2014. For more information, click here.

Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Columbia University For doctoral candidates or Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or Sc.D. interested in issues in sustainable development. Application due October 31, 2014 for fellowships starting in the fall of 2015. Fellowships are a 24-month appointment. More information here.

Tenure-track faculty position
in global climate modeling, earth systems modeling, global biogeochemical modeling at the University of Rochester, New York.. Application review starts December 20, 2014 and continues until the position fills. Click here to apply.

Tenure-track f position in global climate modeling, earth systems modeling, global biogeochemical modeling at the University of Rochester, New York. Application review starts December 20, 2014 and continues until the position fills. Click here to apply.

Adaptation Science Student Intern needed for federal climate and global change research programs with the USGCRP National Coordination Office in Washington D.C. Applications due October 10, 2014. Click here for more information.

Regional and Metropolitan Planning Unit (RMPU) UN- Habitat Internship. Application due October 10, 2014. For more information click here.

Capacity Development Unit: UN-Habitat Internship. Application due October 8, 2014. For more information, click here.

The NJDEP Division of Coastal and Land Use Planning seeks local entities for grant opportunity regarding technical and compliance assistance for the design and construction of ecologically based mitigation strategies. Proposals are due November 14, 2014. Click here for more information.

Assistant Professor positions: Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University for 2015-16 academic year. Questions, contact: Dr. Mike Baldwin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submit cover letter; cv; statement of research, teaching experience and interests; and contact information for three references https://hiring.science.purdue.edu Application review begins November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Ocean/Ice Modeller, British Antarctic Survey. More information and application here. Application closing date October 19, 2014.

Post-doc Position at the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change in Italy Application deadline October 15, 2014. For more information, click here.

Assistant Professor in Physical Geography Positions at National University of Singapore. The appointees will contribute to teaching, research and administrative duties. The broad focus of the Tropical Environmental Change research group is temporal and spatial interactions of climate, water and landscapes at low latitudes, particularly in the Asia-Pacific Region. For further information, please contact Professor David Taylor, Chair, Tropical Environmental Research Group at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline is October 31, 2014. Please send your application to: Chair, Physical Geography Search Committee c/o Ms Wong Lai Wa Department of Geography National University of Singapore, 1 Arts Link, Singapore 117570 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science. 20 young scientists who work in a relevant field of conservation biology, eoclogy, environmental economics, or traditional ecological knowledge in Wilburforce's priority regions will be selected for this professional development opportunity to create a community of scientists who do decision-relevant research. Applications due September 30th, 2014.

Postdoctoral Research Associate positions in Environment & Society: Providence, RI, United States, Brown Institute for the Study of Environment and Society (ISES) Deadline: November 1, 2014. For more information, click here.

Tenure-track Faculty Geographer Position at University of Alabama. Application deadline October 13, 2014. For more information, click here.

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 njfuture (at) njfuture (dot) org.

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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