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Program Coordinator position available to join the Jersey Water Works backbone staff in coordination with New Jersey Future. To apply email cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information pdf here (299 KB) .


Postdoctoral Position available in climate variability at local scale using observations and simulations at the LATMOS in Guyancourt, France. Application including curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and the contact information of two references should be emailed to marjolaine.chiriaco(at)latmos.ipsl.fr.


MS Graduate Assistantship available in physical oceanography and climate dynamics in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University. Email tshinoda(at)tamucc.edu for any inquiries. More information here.


PhD Studentship available on cold surges over western Europe: mechanisms underlying variability and change at Durham University, United Kingdom. More information here.


Postdoctoral Position available in biology, oceanography, geology and geophysics at the Alfred Wegener Institute Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. For more information email Thomas.jung(at)awi.de.


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.


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.


The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium is now accepting pre-proposals for its next funding cycle (Feb 1, 2018 – January 31, 2020). Research in four focus areas will be considered: 1) Healthy Coastal Ecosystems; 2) Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture; 3) Resilient Communities and Economies, and; 4) Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development. Preproposal deadline is January 30, 2017, 5:00 PM. Complete information here.


Planner Trainee Position available in land use management in the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. Application deadline January 30, 2017. More information here.


The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium is now accepting pre-proposals for its next funding cycle (Feb 1, 2018 – January 31, 2020) in research areas focused in Healthy Coastal Ecosystems, Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture, Resilient Communities and Economies, and Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development. Pre proposal deadline is January 30, 2017. 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.


PhD Research Position available in ocean/ atmosphere dynamics and modeling in the Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University. Application deadline January 31, 2017. More information and apply 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.


Five Environmental Services Trainee positions available for recent graduates in air quality, energy & sustainability in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Application deadline February 1, 2017. More information pdf here (83 KB) .


Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting applications for the 14th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet for a chance to receive a part of the $900,000 allotted for all Phase I and Phase II grants. Application deadline February 3, 2017. More information here.


Applications for the 2017 L’Oreal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program  are now open for five post doctoral women scientists to receive annual grants of $60, 000 each. Application deadline February 3, 2017. More information 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 extended to February 6, 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.


Position as Director General of the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column Observatory European Research Infrastructure Consortiumavailable. Application deadline February 15, 2017. More information here.


Associate Specialist position available in marine science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Final application deadline February 15, 2017. More information and apply here.


Masters Student Assistantship position available starting in Fall 2017 in hydrology and nutrient cycling of northeastern agroecosystems in the Plant and Soil Science Department at the University of Vermont. Application deadline February 15, 2017. More information document here (16 KB) .


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.


Travel Support to the National Adaptation Forum which will be held from May 9- 11, 2017 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Application deadline February 17, 2017. University students are among the eligible applicants. More information 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 Department of Health and Human Services and National Institutes of Health are now accepting applications for the funding opportunity Centers for Oceans and Human Health 3: Impacts of Climate Change on Oceans and Great Lakes (COHH3) (P01) for a chance to receive up to $900,000 in rewards. Application deadline March 7, 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. Full Applications due March 8, 2017. More information here.


FY 2017 NOAA Coastal Resilience Grants Program  call for proposals  to implement projects that build resilient U.S. coastal communities, economies and ecosystems. Awards up to $2 million.  Application deadline March 15, 2017.  Read more 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.


Postdoctoral position available to study the dynamics of shallow cloud cover and to improve the representation of shallow clouds in global climate models in the Department of Energy at UC Berkeley. Application deadline March 31, 2017. More information 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.


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Geosciences Directorate, Division of Ocean Sciences (GEO/OCE) Centers for Oceans and Human Health 3: Impacts of Climate Change on Oceans and Great Lakes (COHH3) (P01z) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite applications for multi-component projects that will investigate the impact of climate change on emerging public health threats associated with marine and Great Lakes Basin environments. The focus of the program will be to support research on the exposures, toxicities and human health impacts that arise in these environments and how climate change is influencing these factors now and in the future. The FOA solicits applications that will achieve program goals through integrated, multidisciplinary scientific approaches and a community engagement component. Awards up to $900,000. Applications due April 7, 2017 more information here.


Postdoctoral Research Associate Position available in atmospheric modeling on the LES or regional modeling scale at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean. Application deadline May 1, 2017. Email applications and inquiries to marquist(at)uw.edu.


Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Programannounced funding to provide direct technical assistance and financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Projects should specify benefits for species and habitats considering the expected effects of climate change. FWS will favor conservation activities and projects that incorporate ecosystem adaptation and help coastal ecosystems and communities adapt to the effects of sea level rise and greenhouse gases. Awards up to $500,000. For more information, visit the funding opportunity description. Application deadline: September 30, 2017.


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