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The University of Idaho is seeking an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Geography with research focus on quantitative approaches to either human or physical aspects of climate change. Application is due ASAP. For more information and to apply, click here.

The University of Colorado is now hiring an Assistant Professor in Geodesy and Remote Sensing. Applications are due ASAP. For more information and to apply, click here.

Argonne National Laboratory is seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher for Benefit Analyses of Vehicle and Fuel Technologies. Qualified individuals should have a Ph.D. degree in transportation, mechanical or environmental engineering, or a related field. Application is due ASAP. Click document here (29 KB) for more information on how to apply.

Three faculty positions at Tufts University in Water, Health, Security and Sustainability: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering; Food Systems, Sustainability and Climate Change; and Bridge Professorship in Water, Health and Security.  Click pdf here (301 KB) for more information.

The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards recognize rising women working to advance clean, renewable sources of energy, related technologies, or clean energy policy. Nominations are now being accepted. Each winner will receive $8,000 and national recognition. Eligible nominees have around 10–15 years of experience in the clean energy sector and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Nominations will be accepted from November 5th to January 8th 2016. Click here to learn more and to make a nomination.

The Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program has approximately $2.4 million available to support such projects as stormwater management, addressing water scarcity, source water protection as well as wetlands, riparian, forest and water quality protection and restoration projects in local communities especially underserved communities across the country. Full proposals are due February 3rd 2016 by 11:59PM ET. For more information on the grant and how to apply, click here.

The New Jersey DEP is now accepting applications for their Flood Hazard Risk Reduction and Resiliency Grant Program. Funding categories include costal lakes, flood risk reduction infrastructure, stormwater management, and beneficial use of dredge material. Applications are due April 20th 2016. To learn how to apply and for more information, click here.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Challenge Program is an innovative program that is designed to give undergraduates an opportunity to solve real world problems. The program is a ten week summer internship. Applicants will be selected on their ability to derive a solution on the research challenge questions which can be seen here and by filling out an application. The application is due 11:59PM January 15th 2016. To learn more and apply, click here.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking a Climate Risk and Adaptation Scientist/ National Drought Mitigation Center Director. This position is available as either associate of full professor. Review of applications will begin on January 15th 2016. For further information click here.

Old Dominion University is seeking a professor of climate and health. Review of applications begins December 1st 2015. Click here to learn more and apply.

The Rutgers Energy Institute is hosting its annual Energy Innovation Contest.  The goal of this competition is to develop an implementable plan reducing student energy consumption on campus as well as promoting awareness about smarter eco-friendly practices across campus.  Students must demonstrate how energy can be conserved by creating innovative solutions to common energy expenditures. Cash awards will be given to the best three submissions. Intent to submit entry must be sent to Beatrice Birrer at bea(at)marine.rutgers.edu by February 26th 2015. The actual proposals are due by March 25th 2015 and must be sent to bea(at)marine.rutgers.edu. For further information, click here.

The Raritan Headwaters Association is looking for a Land Projects Manager. Application is due ASAP. For more information about the information and how to apply, click here.

The Department of Energy has released its application for DOE of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR). This program provides supplemental awards for Ph.D. students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory for 3 to 12 consecutive months. The application is due December 15th 2015 5:00pm EST. Click here to learn more and apply.

The Earth Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking an Assistant Professor in Climate Dynamics. Applications are due by December 7th 2015. For further information on the position and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor, Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley expected start date of July 1, 2016. Details pdf here (56 KB).

New Jersey Future is seeking a part-time consultant to support the organization’s outreach and policy work for public investments that are equitable and resilient in the face of future storms and sea level rise. Applications are due ASAP. For further information and application information, click pdf here (280 KB).

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Western Water Assessment (WWA) is seeking a full-time Research Assistant to serve as the Utah Research Integration Specialist. Applications are due ASAP. For more information and to apply, click here.

Brown University is looking for an Endowed Chair in Water Research (Associate or Full Professor). An ideal candidate will have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements, record of successful research funding, and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teach and advising. For further details and application, click here.

Brookings Institution is now hiring a Senior Fellow & Director for the Energy Security & Climate Initiative. The Director will be a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program. The candidate should have expertise in energy security, energy economics and climate policy, as well as a detailed knowledge of U.S. and international energy markets, and expertise in the geopolitics of energy, energy sustainability and/or climate change. Applications are due ASAP. For further information and application, click here.

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability is looking for a Community-Based Retrofit Accelerator Policy Advisor to plan and implement a targeted community-based outreach and technical assistance program to accelerate energy efficiency, water conservation, and clean energy improvements in small- and mid-sized multifamily buildings. Applications are due ASAP. For information and application, click here.

A paid post-graduate internship is now open through the EPA’s Climate Ready Water Utilities initiative. The project is located at the U.S. EPA Office of Water in Washington, DC. The intern will be involved with the development of tools training courses, guidance documents, and other resources to help utilities be better prepared to adapt to and mitigate the potential impacts of climate change on water sector utilities. Application is due ASAP. More information and application here.

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability is looking for an Energy Efficiency Data Policy Advisor. Application is due ASAP. Click here for more information and application.

The Rossby Centre, a section of the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute has an open position of a Science Communicator. Information here.

Food and Agriculture Internship Program, RTI International. Several internships in areas including Agriculture & Agribusiness and Food & Nutrition Security are open for application. Applications are due ASAP. Complete information can be found pdf here (311 KB).The EPA has more than $54 million in Funding and Technical Assistance for State, Local, and Tribal Governments. For the list of specific grants available and deadlines click  here.

Postgraduate research project training opportunity with the EPA Office of Sustainable Communities. The position will support equity issues and the Making A Visible Difference in Communities effort in the Office of Policy (OP). Appointment is one year and participant will receive a stipend. Master’s degree and U.S. citizenship required. Apply here. Application due as soon as possible.

NOAA is accepting individual applications for 10 funding opportunities for various climate related initiatives through their climate program. More information about each competition and guidelines here. Application and letter of intention due dates range from August 2015- November 2015. 

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

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.

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 here. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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