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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.

Research Associate position available at the Hydrological Sciences Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Email a list of three professional references and a cover letter to anegri(at)essic.umd.edu.

Three Year Postdoctoral position available at An-Najah National University and KIT Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research. Email detailed application tp anan(at)najah.edu and herald.kunstmann(at)kit.edu.

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 pdf here (1.08 MB) Graduate students interested to join the traineeship in Fall 2017 can learn more pdf here (1.09 MB)

Postdoctoral Fellowship position in modeling, observing system design and linkages associated with Arctic climate change at the University Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. More information and application here.

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.

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 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) invites proposals for two RFPS to conduct monitoring to collect data that will be used to assess the impact of the suite of 57 resilience restoration projects funded through the Department of the Interior’s Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Program. Deadlines: October 24, 2016More information here and here.

Postdoctoral Research Position available in urban climatology at the National Research Foundation of Singapore. Application, cover letter, short research statement, list of publications, and three references should be emailed to geomr(at)nus.edu.sg and winstonchow(nus).edu.sg by October 30, 2016.


Postdoctoral position available in satellite radar remote sensing at the Institute of Marine Sciences, a part of the Spanish Research Council. Email motivation letter, CV, information of two references to portabella(at)icm.csic.es by October 31, 2016.

Ph.D. and postdoc positions with the Geoscientific Alliance of Berlin and Brandenburg on big data & natural hazards/ risk. Application deadline is October 31st, 2016. More information here.

Tenure Track position in quantitative ecology available in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Application deadline is November 1, 2016. More information here.  

PhD position available in large scale atmospheric dynamics at Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen. Application deadline November 1, 2016. More information and apply here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute at Colombia University, New York. Application deadline November 1, 2016. More information and apply here.


Environmental Protection Agency has released their Cool and Connected Fall 2016 Application for a chance to receive up to $40 thousand in funding; funding intended for communities interested in using broadband service to revitalize main streets and promote economic development. Application deadline is November 3, 2016. More information here.

PhD Position available in numerical ocea wave modeling and data analysis at the Institute of Coastal Research at Helmholtz- Zentrum Geesthacht in Germany. Email letter of motivation, CV with a list of publications & copies of relevant certificates to personal(at)hzg.de by November 8, 2016. More information here.


PhD position available in micrometeorological measurements of reactive nitrogen compounds at the Thuenen Institute of Climate-Smart Agriculture. For inquiries email Christian.brummer(at)thuenen.de. Email Application, CV, cover letter, and certificates to ak(at)theunen.de by November 11, 2016.


PhD Research Assistanship position available for social sciences of energy conservation in the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers University. Submit CV, and 1 page letter describing intetests and qualifications to shwomrac(at)Rutgers.edu. Application review will begin November 15, 2016.   


PhD position available in Arctic Climate Modeling at the Netherlands eScience Center in Amsterdam. Email resume and application to vacancy(at)esciencecenter.nl by November 15, 2016. More information here.

Max Thomas Full Professorship position in the Department of Geography at the Ohio State University. Priority application deadline is November 15, 2016. More information and apply here.

PhD position available on the impact of vegetation changes on soil moisture over the Dry Chacho in the Department of Earth and Environmental at the UC Belgium. Application deadline is November 15, 2016. More information here. Apply here.

Research Scientist position available in predictability and prediction of Arctic Sea Ice and its linkages with mid- latitude climate variability at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. Application deadline November 15, 2016. More information and application here.

Energy Globe is now accepting submissions for the Energy Globe 2017 Sustainability Award Project. Submission deadline is November 18, 2016. More information and submit here.

Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program at the U.S. Department of Energy is accepting applications for the 2016 Solicitation. Application deadline is November 21, 2016. More information and apply 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. Concept papers due November 21, 2016. Full application due February 21, 2017. More information here.

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.

Assistant Professor position available in climate science, biogeochemical cycling, and earth system modeling in Department of Geography at Dartmouth College. Application deadline December 1, 2016. More information and submit application here.

Issues of Science and Technology Magazine and Creative Nonfiction Magazine are accepting essay submissions exploring relationships, tensions, and harmonies between science and relgion. Several prizes will be awarded. Submission deadline is December 12, 2016. 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.

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 January 9, 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.


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.

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

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