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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.


Masters Student opportunity available in geography in the Department of Geography at San Diego State University. More information here.

Two Postdoctoral Positions available in integrated assessment of climate change at the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Pennsylvania State University. Applications accepted until position is filled. Apply and more information here.


Postdoctoral and post-Masters positions available in climate change at the Joint Global Change Research Institute at the University of Maryland. More information on the specific positions here.


Advanced Research Associate position available in glacial Earth systems modelling and dynamics and a Fully funded PhD studentship position available in coupled climate and ice sheet modelling at Memorial University of NewFoundland. Email cover letter, statement of interest including long term academic plans, a CV, and a self-evaluation to leve(mun).ca.


Tenure Track Position available in climate change and sustainability in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Riverside. For more information email Robert.allen(at)ucr.edu.


Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position available in climate change, biogeochemical cycling, and earth systems modeling in the Department of Geography at Dartmouth College. More information and apply here.  


Alaska BIA Tribal Climate Science Liaison position available through the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association and the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Anchorage, Alaska. Applications accepted until the position is filled. More information here.


PhD Student Position available in the field of regional and urban climate modelling in the Department of Geography at Humboldt University in Germany. Email application including motivation letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and documents, information on scientific publications and names of two references to Sebastian.schubert(at)geo.hu-berlin.de.


PhD Opportunities available to analyze large datasets from observations and global climate models to investigate the regional responses of climate to anthropogenic and natural drivers on time scales from decades to centuries in the Department of Geography, at the University of Connecticut. Email anji.set(at)uconn.edu for more information.


IT Specialist/ Linux System Administrator position available to build and maintain a state of art computational and storage infrastructure that hosts hundreds of terabytes of high- resolution spatio- temporal climate data and model output at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium in Canada. Email cover letter, CV, and three professional references to climate(at)uvic.ca.


Rutgers Energy Institute is now offering a Graduate Certificate in Energy, designed to give Rutgers University students’ a strong background in the timely topic of energy. More information here.


Intermediate Systems Analyst/ Programmer position to understand the impacts of climate in order to improve human welfare and environment available at the International Research Institute for Climate Society, a part of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.  More information and apply here.


Several positions (assistant, associate, and full professorship) available in climate science at the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. More information and apply here.


Postdoctoral Position available in Atmospheric Aerosol Modeling at Environment and Climate Change Canada. Email curriculum vitae, and information of 2-3 references to ashu.dastoor(at)canada.ca. More information here.


French Speaking Climate Expert position available with the Norwegian Refugee Council to help strengthen climate services in West Africa. For more information, email asier.iturria(at)nrc.no.


Researcher positions available in ocean, sea ice, and land ice interactions at Centre for Sea Level Change at New York University. Email curriculum vitae and three references to diana.francis(at)nyu.org. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Faculty positions available at the University of California- Merced in Agriculture and Ecosystems, Agro- environmental Management, or Agriculture and Society. More information here.


Rutgers University is offering a new transdisciplinary graduate certificate and NSF Research Traineeship in Coastal Climate Risk & Resilience.  Interested current Rutgers graduate students who want to be considered for the January 2017 cohort can learn more here. Graduate students interested to join the traineeship in Fall 2017 can learn more here.


Department of Energy has announced their Scaling up the Next Generation of Building Efficiency Packages Program for a chance to receive up to $6.5 million in funding.Full application due February 21, 2017. More information here.


The deadline has been extended for nominations for the 2017 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources. Nominations are due December 9, 2016. More information here.


Issues of Science and Technology Magazine and Creative Nonfiction Magazine are accepting essay submissions exploring relationships, tensions, and harmonies between science and religion. Several prizes will be awarded. Submission deadline is December 12, 2016. More information here.


Masters Student position available in working on downscaling climate projections for coastal areas in Brazil at Ohio State University. Application deadline is December 13, 2016. More information and apply here.


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released a funding opportunity “Enhancing Coastal Community Resilience and Well-being in the Gulf of Mexico Region” as a part of the Gulf Research Program. Letter of intent due October 5 th , 2016. Full proposals due December 14 th , 2016. More information here.


Postdoctoral Associate position available in ocean and atmosphere modeling at the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies in conjunction with the University of Miami. Application review will begin December 15, 2016. More information and apply here.


The National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center is soliciting Statements of Interest from graduate students interested in the 2017 Science to Action Fellowship. Statement of interest due December 15, 2016. More information here.


Post-Doctoral position available in land modeling at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. Application deadline December 16, 2016. More information and apply here.


Spring 2017 Internship position available under the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Air Quality, Energy, and Sustainability Program. Email resume, brief writing sample, most recent transcript, and three references to AQESintern(at)dep.nj.gov by December 16, 2016.


Post doctoral position available in modelling yields and soil carbon processes in African croplands in the Plant Atmosphere Interactions group at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. Application, copy of CV including publication list, short letter of motivation and contact details for two references should be sent to almut.arneth(at)kit.edu by December 16, 2016.


Climate System Analysis Group Internship available in the Climate System Analysis Group, Environmental Geographical Science Department at the University of Cape Town. Application deadline December 23, 2016. More information and apply here.


U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Solid Waste Management Grants to help small communities ,manage landfills. Application deadline December 31, 2016. More information here.


Postdoctoral position at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology  in the area of ocean biogeochemical focusing on understanding how marine biogeochemical processes controlled the ocean carbon sink and thereby the atmospheric CO2 during the last deglaciation. Application deadline January 1, 2017. More information here and apply here.


Tenure Track Faculty position available in environmental data analysis in the Division of Business, Communication and the Environment program of Environmental Science and Policy at Southern Oregon University. Application deadline January 1, 2017. More information and apply here.  


PhD Positions available at the Cambridge Earth System Science Doctoral Training Programme at the University of Cambridge. Application deadline January 4, 2017. More information here.


Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency is now accepting applications for the Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies, which supports research and development for technologies and systems that contribute to reduction in building energy consumption. Concept paper deadline January 4, 2017. Full Applications due March 8, 2017. More information here.


Three PhD Studentship positions available on atmospheric composition at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Application deadline January 6, 2017. More information here.


Research Scientist/Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunity available in carbon cycling in thawing permafrost peatlands through the University of New Hampshire but located at LBNL, Berkeley, CA. Application deadline January 6, 2017. More information and apply here.


PhD Studentship position available in weather extremes under a changing climate at the University of East Anglia. Application deadline January 8, 2017. More information here.


Research Scientist position available in monsoon climate change at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science/ Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK.  Deadline January 8, 2017. More information and apply here.


Research Scientist position available in climate variability at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science/ Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK.  Deadline January 8, 2017. More information and apply here.


Assistant Professor position available in atmospheric sciences at College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. Application deadline January 9, 2017. More information and apply here.


PhD Studentship positions available in ecosystem and global carbon cycle research at the University of Leeds (UK). Application deadline January 9, 2017. More information and apply here.


Creative Nonfiction Magazine is accepting essay submissions on the theme of adaptation by and/or about professionals whose work helps humans adapt to a changing world. Best essay award includes $3,500. Submission deadline is January 9, 2017. More information here.


United States Department of Agriculture now accepting applications for the National Conservation Innovation Grants Program to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies, while leveraging Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection in conjunction with agricultural production. Maximum funding for any one project will not exceed $2 million.  Application deadline January 9, 2017. More information here.


Research Fellowship position available on satellite data for climate research at the European Space Agency Climate Office. Application deadline January 10, 2017. More information here.


IIASA’s Young Scientists Summer Program is now accepting applications for PhD Students interested in the program. Application deadline January 11, 2017. More information here.


The competition for the Northwest and Southeast Climate Science Centers has been reopened. Application deadline January 12, 2017. More information here.


Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunity available in large scale atmospheric dynamics at the University of Bergen. Application deadline January 15, 2017. More information here.


PhD opportunities in various atmospheric and climate projects at the University of Edinburgh. Application deadline January 16, 2017. More information here.


PhD Opportunities available through the Physical Climate System at the University of Oxford. Application deadline January 20, 2017. More information and apply here.


The American Society of Adaptation Professionals is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Prize for Progress Competition to improve professional practice in adapting to climate change by highlighting the practices of leading U.S. communities and organizations that have reduced net losses and decreased vulnerability of natural/human systems to extreme weather events and climate change.. Application deadline January 25, 2017. Apply here. More information here.


Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting applications for the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program for projects that support activities designed to empower and educate affected communities to understand environmental and public health issues and to identify ways to address these issues at the local level.  Funding will be $30,000 per project. Application deadline January 31, 2017. More information here.


United States Department of Agriculture now accepting applications for the Rural Energy for American Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2017. Application deadline January 31, 2017. More information here.  


Captain Planet Foundation has released their Environmental Education Grants for a chance to receive up to $2500 in funding. Application deadline is January 31, 2017. More information here.


Congressional Science Fellow position available at American Geophysical Union. Application deadline February 1, 2017. More information and apply here.


U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities is seeking applicants for the 2017 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program. Application deadline February 1, 2017. More information here.


Department of Energy is now accepting applications for the Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects on Indian Lands Program. Application deadline February 7, 2017. More information here.


Environmental Protection Agency has released grant opportunities for Anticipating the Environmental Impacts and Behavioral Drivers of Deep Decarbonization as a part of their Science to Achieve Results Program. Application deadline is February 10, 2017. More information here.


Two funding opportunities are available under Bureau of Reclamation’s Drought Response Program for drought contingency planning and drought resiliency projects. Applications due February 14, 2017.


Clean Energy Fellowship opportunity available as a part of the Solar Ambassador Program for undergraduate students at Rutgers University. Application deadline February 17, 2017. For more information email ben(at)revolv.org. Apply here.


The Rutgers Energy Institute has announced the 2016- 2017 Energy Innovation Contest for Undergraduates on New Brunswick Campus. Three awards will be given: $2500 for first place, $1500 for second place, and $1000 for third place Register by sending an email of intent to bea(at)marine.rutgers.edu by February 24, 2017. Proposals submitted by March 27, 2017. More information here.


Request For Proposals for Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grants are now being accepted from November, 2016 - January 31, 2017.  Informational Webinar November 15, 2016 at 2:00 PM.  Complete information here.  Register for the webinar here.


Tenure Track Faculty Position available in large scale atmospheric of climate dynamics in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences  at Cornell University. Application deadline March 20, 2017. More information and apply here.


The Rutgers Energy Institute has announced the Energy Innovation Contest 2016-2017 inviting undergraduates to help reduce energy consumption at Rutgers University. Multiple awards will be given to students who develop the best innovative plans to make the campus more carbon neutral, reduce energy consumption and promote eco friendly practices. Register by submitting an email of intent to bea(at)marine.rutgers.edu by February 24, 2017. Proposal deadline is March 27, 2017. More information here.


The Climate Cost Project has announced the Witnessing Change Video Competition for high school and college students. Application deadline April 1, 2017. More information here.


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


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