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U.S. Department of Energy has announced $137 million for four projects which invest in Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Efficiency. More information here.

Applications Programmer Analyst I position to develop research grade weather and climate monitoring infrastructure at Western Kentucky University. More information here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Earth System Agricultural Modeling at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Email application and inquiries to pgh25(at)cornell.edu. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications (COCA) FY17: Supporting Resilient Coastal Communities in a Changing ClimateFunding opportunities worth up to $300,000 available through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. More information here.

Postdoctoral Researcher position at the Universidade de Vigo in the framework of the project ZEXMOD (stratospheric circulation in models: generation, diagnostics, & impacts). For more information and application email j.anhel(at)uvigo.es.

Climate Signals Communications Fellowship at Climate Nexus which is a sponsored project of the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. More information here. To apply email resume and cover letter to fellowship(at)climatenexus.org with “Climate Signals Fellowship” in the subject line.

U.S. Department of Energy has announced $1.3 million for three projects that Encourage Data- Driven Local Energy Planning. More information here.

U.S. Department of Energy has announced $11.3 million for three projects that support development of biomass-to- hydrocarbon biofuels conversion pathways. More information here.

Two Ph.D. Studentship positions in “Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Boreal Peatlands affected by Agricultural Drainage” at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada). Email letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, and a copy of a publication to jwu(at)Grenfell.mun.ca. More information here.

Postdoctoral position in Atmospheric Circulation Change in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA. A statement of research interest & goals, cover letter, and information of three references should be sent to kreich(at)joes.ucla.edu.

The Institute of Meteorology of the Freie University of Berlin has a research associate/ programmer position available to focus on analysis and prediction of atmospheric conditions. More information here. Email application to ingo.kirchner(at)met.fu-berlin.de.

An environmental scientist in the position of Climate Change and Forest Inventory Specialist is available at CalFire. More information here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral School Opportunity concerning California Drought and Central Valley Use available at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. To apply and for more information email jkaplansky(at)ucsd.edu.

Postdoctoral research position on improving sea-ice/ ocean coupling in the ACME Global Climate Model is available at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Send curriculum vitae, digitized copies of transcripts, information of three references and a cover letter to atakt(at)lanl.gov. More information here.

Two Post-Doctoral Positions are available at the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes. Email resume and a 1-page letter of intent to bdc(at)ucsd.edu if interested in Data Assimilation or to mc(at)ucsd.edu if interested in Forward Chemical Transport Model Based Methods for Estimating GHG emission in Southern California.

The group for land climate dynamics at the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Sciences has a PhD or Post-Doctoral Position for the ERC Consolidator Grant Drought Heat Program. Apply here and more information here.

A Project Manager position is available at the Georgetown Climate Center in Washington, D.C. More information here

PhD positions available at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Informal queries and application should be sent to martin.grosjean(at)oeschger.unibe.ch. More information here.

Advanced Research Associate and PhD student positions available at Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada). Send cover letter, statement, and resume to lev(at)mun.ca. More information here.

There is a PhD position available in climate dynamics at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany. More information here.


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.

There is a postdoctoral research position in a climate research group of CNRM in Toulouse, France. Curriculum vitae, application letter, and the information of two references should be sent to romain.roehrig(at)meteo.fr and copied to samuel.somot(at)meteo.fr by August 31, 2016.

The National Centre for Atmospheric Science at the University of Reading has a Computational Scientist position in Land Surface Processes. Application deadline is August 31 st , 2016. To apply email p.l.vidale(at)reading.ac.uk or a.verhoef(at)reading.ac.uk. More information here.

Network for Environment and Weather Applications Coordinator position at the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program in Geneva, New York. Application deadline is August 31, 2016. More information and apply here.

Two-year postdoctoral position at the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Application deadline is September 1 st , 2016. More information and to apply here.

Faculty position in Air Quality Modeling at Washington State University. Submit a cover letter, a detailed resume, a statement of research & teaching interests, and information of five references here. Application review will begin September 1 st , 2016 and will continue till the position is filled.

Fall internship opportunity with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Air Quality, Energy, and Sustainability Department. Email completed application, resume, brief writing sample, and most recent transcript to AQESintern(at)dep.nj.gov by September 2 nd , 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.

Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, Clean Air and Sustainability Division, Air Programs Branch, Permitting Section, New York, NYApplication deadline September, 9th 2016. Complete details here.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program. Application deadline is September 14, 2016. More information here.

The Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship provides doctoral and post-doctoral researchers an opportunity to conduct research in East Antarctica for two austral summers. Applications must be in by September 15th 2016. Click here to learn more.


The Climate Change Research Institute at Victoria University of Wellington is seeking a post-doctoral scientist to work on climate modelling. Closing date for applications is September 18th 2016. Click here for more information.

The NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies seeking high school STEM educators and graduate students for a year-long internship to participate in NASA’s Climate Change Research Initiative in New York City. Applications will be accepted until September 19th 2016. High School STEM teachers, click  pdf here (456 KB) for more information. Graduate students, click  pdf here (293 KB) for more information.

Six PhD positions in Global Biogeochemical Cycles at International Max Planck Research School in Jena, Germany. Application deadline is September 20th, 2016. More information and apply here.

Two Tenure-Track Faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Physical Geography at Texas A&M University. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential reference letters here. Application deadline is September 21 st , 2016.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology released federal fund opportunity for research to advance its Engineering Laboratory Disaster Resilience programs. Application deadline is September 23 rd , 2016. More information here.

Professor of Environmental Science (Assistant, Associate, or Full) position at College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Environmental Science, American University. Application deadline is September 26, 2016. Apply and more information 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.

Executive Director of CLIVAR (Climate and Ocean- Variability, Predictability, and Change) International Project position for the First Institute of Oceanography and the World Climate Research Programme in Qingdao, China. Application will open October 1st, 2016. More information here.

Research Scientist position in Weather Research and Forecasting soil moisture data assimilation at SUNY University at Albany Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. Application deadline is October 1st, 2016. More information and apply here.

Tenure track Assistant Professor position at the Department of Geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of Delaware. Email inquiries to veness(at)udel.edu. Application review will begin October 3rd, 2016 until position is filled.

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.

The New York State Energy Research and Development Association is now accepting proposals for their Advanced Clean Energy (ACE) Exploratory Research Funding Program. Applications reviewed continuously until November 30, 2018 or until all funds committed. More information 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.

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 hereApplications accepted on a rolling basis.

Research fellow position is available at the School of Earth and Environment, Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science. For more information, email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A visiting assistant professor position, to teach physical geography and climatology is available at Texas A&M University in the Department of Geography. Apply and more information here.

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