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Postdoctoral Fellowship position available in the sea level research group OMPLEGOS (Toulouse, France) for "Sea level response to climate change: can we close the sea level budget at regional scale?” Email  application letter including a detailed statement of research interest, along with a curriculum vitae and information of two references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 30, 2017.


Postdoctoral Researcher position available for the operation and development of new methods for automated forecasting and decision support systems for meteorologists as well as for their training at MeteoSwiss in Switzerland. Submit online application here. [posted June 19, 2017]

Applied Climatologist/ High Plains Regional Climate Center Director position available at the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Application review will begin August 1, 2017. More information and apply here.

Climate Signals Media Manager position available with Climate Nexus, a strategic communications non-profit dedicated to changing the conversation on climate change and clean energy in New York, New York. More information here.

The NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U.S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are available. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Application deadline August 1, 2017. Apply here.


 A workshop with the theme of “Deconstructing Participatory Climate Governance: Innovation or Business as Usual”, will be held at Science Po Bordeaux in France from October 26- October 27, 2017. Abstract submission deadline June 30, 2017. More information here.  



The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking nominations for technical experts to serve on its Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), a federal advisory committee to the Office of Research and Development (ORD). The BOSC provides independent scientific and technical peer review, consultation, advice, and recommendations for each of its research programs. Nomination deadline June 30, 2017. More information here.


National Park Service funding to be decided for the Community Assistance in Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Program to support recreation and conservation projects through its Rails, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program. Projects can include either leased or purchased vehicles used for transit revenue operations. Through the RTCA program, the National Park Service helps organize, strategize, build public participation and partnerships, and implement a conservation and/or recreation project that is important to your community. Consideration will be given to projects that have specific goals and results for conservation and recreation in the near future, have broad community support, and that advance the NPS mission. Application deadline June 30, 2017. More information here.

Fish and Wildlife Service funding total of $14 million for the Coastal Program 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. Application deadline September 30, 2017. More information here.

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) . (Posted May 22nd, 2017)

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.

Postdoctoral Position available in satellite based data assimilation for soil moisture estimation at KU Leuven, Belgium. Apply here.

Visiting Scientist Software Engineer/ Programmer Position available to focus on development of an experimental service for disseminating observational and short-range oceanographic forecast guidance in a format usable by electronic navigation systems for testing by commercial partners at the NOAA Office of Coast Survey in Silver Spring, Maryland. Email application and further questions to cpaess-apply(at)ucar.edu.

Post-Doctoral Position available for the Representation of the convective boundary-layer dynamics: use of an automatic tuning tool in the 1D/LES framework to improve parameterizations at the CNRM in France. For more information email fleur.couvreux(at)meteo.fr.

Environmental Protection Agency funding total of $11 million for the Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program to achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure, particularly from fleets operating at or servicing goods movement facilities located in areas designated as having poor air quality. Projects can include solutions from vehicle aerodynamic technologies and other fuel efficiency measures. Eligible entities include  regional, state, or local agencies,tribal governments(or intertribal consortia) and native villages,or port authorities,which have jurisdiction over transportation or air quality, and nonprofit organizations or institutions that:a) represent or provide pollution reduction or educational services to persons or organizations that own or operate diesel fleets or b) have, as their principal purpose, the promotion of transportation or air quality.Application deadline June 20, 2017. More information here.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  $16 million total funding for the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program to acquire, restore, and enhance wetlands in coastal states through competitive matching grants to state agencies. Projects can include acquisition of a real property interest (e.g., conservation easement or fee title) in coastal lands or waters (coastal wetlands ecosystems), restoration, enhancement, or management of coastal wetlands ecosystems, or a combination of acquisition, restoration, and management. Eligibility: State agency or entity designated as eligible by the Governor of a coastal State. Application deadline June 30, 2017. More information here.

Fish and Wildlife Service announced funding of a total of $14 million 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. Application deadline for Coastal Program is September 30, 2017. More information here.

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