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The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is hiring a Planner Trainee. This is a full-time position to work with the Office of Coastal and Land Use Planning on planning activities as part of New Jersey’s Coastal Management Program. All required documents/information must be submitted to the Department by 4:00 pm on August 1, 2016. See notice pdf here (228 KB).

Two Post-Doctoral Positions are available at the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes. Email resume and a 1-page letter of intent to bdc(at)ucsd.edu if interested in Data Assimilation or to mc(at)ucsd.edu if interested in Forward Chemical Transport Model Based Methods for Estimating GHG emission in Southern California.

The group for land climate dynamics at the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Sciences has a PhD or Post-Doctoral Position for the ERC Consolidator Grant Drought Heat Program. Apply here and more information here.

A Project Manager position is available at the Georgetown Climate Center in Washington, D.C. More information here

PhD positions available at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Informal queries and application should be sent to martin.grosjean(at)oeschger.unibe.ch. More information here.


Advanced Research Associate and PhD student positions available at Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada). Send cover letter, statement, and resume to lev(at)mun.ca. More information here.

Postgraduate Fellowship position available at The Fund for New Jersey. Application review begins July 18th, 2016. More here.

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science is looking for PhD students to help aide with research concerning different areas of climate change. Application deadline is July 18th, 2016. Express intent here.

There is a PhD position available in climate dynamics at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany. More information here.

Community Outreach Coordinator position is available with New Jersey Future. Application deadline is July 19th, 2016. More information and application here.

Climate modeling research position available at the Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht. Application, cover letter, description of scientific expertise, publication list, copies of credentials including grades, and names and addresses of two academic referees should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by July 26th, 2016.

There are two Post- Doctoral positions in glaciology, hydrology or climatology available at the Center for Advanced Studies in Arid Zones. Application deadline is August 1, 2016. More information here.

Postdoctoral research assistant position at a consortium in the United Kingdom at Oxford University focused on improving projections of future climate. Application deadline is August 1st , 2016. More information here.

Post-doctoral fellowship position concerning aerosol forcing of the climate at Cornell University. A letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and the information for three references should be sent to Professor Pryor at sp2279(at)cornell.edu by August 1st, 2016. More information here.

There is a postdoctoral research position on macro-physical properties of shallow (fair-weather) cumulus clouds available at the Lewis and Clark College. Application deadline is August 1st, 2016. Apply and more information here.

Postdoctoral position in extratropical cyclones and cloud-radiative interactions is available at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research in Germany. Application deadline is August 1st, 2016. Email cover letter with a list of publications, a letter of motivation, and contact detail for two references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

United States Department of Agriculture has released information about a grant for their Agriculture and Food Research Initiative- Water for Agriculture Challenge Area. Application deadline is August 4, 2016. More information here.

There is a HydroClimate Scientist position available at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium. Application review will begin August 15, 2016. Email application, cover letter, and three professional references to climate(at)uvic.ca.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced its FY 16 Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Program grant. Application deadline is August 16, 2016. More information here.

The Environmental Protection Agency has released information for their Tribal Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. Application deadline is August 23, 2016. More information here.

U.S. Department of Energy $22 million grant to fund research, development, and demonstration of innovative plug- in electric vehicles (PEV). Concept papers due July 7, 2016; applications due August 29. 2016. More information linked here.

MacArthur Foundation has announced its 100 and Change Competition to award $100 million to help solve a critical problem of our time. Register by September 2, 2016 and applications due October 3, 2016. More here.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program. Application deadline is September 14, 2016. More information here.

The BIG Pitch Competition 2016 is seeking undergraduate and graduate innovations that improve economies, health, and the environment under the theme of sustainability. Application deadline: September 30th 2016. More information here.

The National Science Foundation’s Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change has over $11 million available in funding for projects related to the paleoclimate and Earth’s climate system. Proposals are due October 17th 2016. Click  here for more information and to apply.

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 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.





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

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 hereApplications accepted on a rolling basis.

Research fellow position is available at the School of Earth and Environment, Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science. For more information, email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A visiting assistant professor position, to teach physical geography and climatology is available at Texas A&M University in the Department of Geography. Apply and more information here.

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