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Master’s Degree in Climate Change: Instrumental Reconstruction and Analysis Program, University Rovira I Virgili. Applications due ASAP. Contact Dr. Javier Sigró Rodríguez: javoer.sigro(at)urv.cat for further information. Admission requirements can be found at URV graduate website.  


Research-Administrative Assistant Position, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, CA. Administrative and research support to senior researcher in Department of Global Ecology.  Focus: assessment of scientific understanding of climate change, including assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and improving methods for communicating knowledge of climate-related risks and response options. Applications are due ASAP. More information here.


Environmental Public Health Scientist position at Public Health England.  The successful candidate will have PhD in environmental science, environmental epidemiology, risk assessment, urban climatology, environmental physics, atmospheric science, mathematical modelling or a similar degree. Apply by May 20th 2015. More information here.


NJ PACE, an organization dedicated to facilitating the transition to clean energy in New Jersey,is looking for volunteer interns (with the possibility for a future paid position) for Summer 2015 to conduct research and analysis on the latest trends in conservation and renewables, work with energy contractors and property owners, and write grants. Interns can focus on public relations and marketing, research and analysis, or finance, grant writing, or event planning. Click here for more information. Send applications as soon as possible.


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.


Two Ph.D. Positions at Washington State University-Pullman to start in August to conduct research in micrometeorology and land-climate interactions in the Laboratory for Atmospheric Research (LAR), Washington State University (WSU). Applicants should have strong background in atmospheric sciences, physics, hydrology, ecology, or related fields. Contact Dr. Heping Liu heping.liu (at) wsu.edu
for additional information. Applications due ASAP. Admission requirements can be found at the WSU Graduate School website. 


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. 


Research Scientist position at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for someone with a PhD and expertise in radiative processes in the Earth’s climate and the implications of these processes for global environmental change. Apply here. Deadline until filled.


Postdoctoral researcher position at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for an individual with expertise in Earth’s clouds and convection and the implications of these processes for global climate change. Apply here ASAP for this position and other postdoctoral and research scientist positions at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


Rutgers University’s new Institute of Earth, Ocean  and Atmospheric Sciences seeks an accomplished scientist to  serve as the first Henry Rutgers Professor of Earth, Ocean and  Atmospheric Sciences. The appointment will be at the level of Full or Distinguished Professor. Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, and the names of 4 references to eoasearch (at) Rutgers.edu.Review of candidates starts June 1, 2015 until the position is filled. Direct questions to the Chair of the search committee at eoasearch (at) Rutgers.edu.  More information about the new Institute here.


The 2016-2017 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition for faculty and professionals is open.It offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards. Available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.  Deadline for most awards August 3, 2015.  For more information, click here.


Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Physical Oceanography University of Southern Mississippi. To apply, send a letter of interest detailing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references to stephan.howden (at) usm.edu. Review of applicants begins immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


Ocean Ecology Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) seeks a postdoctoral candidate to support the activities in atmospheric correction for hyperspectral ocean color remote sensing.  PhD required. Application due ASAP. Click for application.


REI Graduate Student and Post-doctoral positions as early as Spring 2015 forthird year graduate students and/or post-doctoral fellows working on critical aspects of energy research.  Click herefor more information. Deadline rolling.


NCAR Advanced Study Program (ASP) Summer Colloquium, July 6-17, 2015. For graduate students from both Atmospheric Science and Solar & Space Physics programs to study the interrelated subjects of terrestrial and space climate. Funding for travel and living expenses available. Click here to apply.


Scholarships available for Building One New Jersey and Together North Jersey’s Leadership Institute, which takes place weekends in January and February. For more information about scholarships email Miriam.salerno (at) ejb.rutgers.edu. You can find the application here.


Valuation Economist, I.M. Systems Group Inc., a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Silver Spring, MD. More information and to apply click here. Open until filled.


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 will support post-doctoral students for broad range of energy research: basic and applied science, engineering, economics, and policy. Each fellowship is one year and includes $25,000 direct cost support. For more information about applying, click hereApplications accepted on a rolling basis. Fellowships available as early as Fall 2014.


Professional Lecturer - Enivronmental Science position at American University in the Department of Environmental Science for the 2015-2016 school year. appointment is a 9-month term position starting August 31, 2015. Applicants should hold a PhD. More information and application here.


Climate Funding Opportunities compiled by NOAA and MN Sea Grant. Deadlines vary by grants. To access the list click here and click on the black "download PDF."

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