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Student scholarship to attend the 29th Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Florida May 10-15, 2014. Open to graduate students and undergrads. Applications accepted January 19-February 27, 2015. More information available here
State Climatologist at Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Amherst Massachusetts. Application deadline December 16, 2014. Click here for more info.
Programme Officer at UN Climate Resilience Programme. New York City. . Application deadline December 25, 2014. Click here for more info.
Climate Change Specialist with Engility Corporation. Alexandria, Virginia. Deadline to be announced. Click here for more info.
MS or PhD openings at Lehigh University in Earth & Environmental Sciences Department studying the role of climate disasters such as floods and droughts on food supply and resulting societal response throughout human history. Deadline January 1, 2015. Click here for more info.
Associate Professor Position, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Application due January 31, 2015. Click here for more info.
Science Writer position with I.M. Systems Group to support NOAA’s National Satellite and Information Service.  Silver Spring, MD. Application due ASAP. More info here.
Drawdown Fellowship Program for current master’s and PhD candidates and those who hold such a degree already working on pragmatic solutions to the climate crisis. Application deadlines are as follows:

Round 1 - 12/12/2014

Round 2 - 01/10/2015 (All junior fellowships applications)

Round 3 - 02/15/2015 (All research fellowship applications)

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.
Assistant or Associate Professor in Geography tenure-track/tenure appointment beginning Fall 2015, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Applications due January 14, 2015. More info here.
Summer 2015 Undergraduate fellowships in atmospheric modeling North Carolina A&T State University. Apply by April 1, 2015. More information and application here.
Ph.D. positions in Atmospheric Physics and Climate Change at UCLA. Apply by December 10, 2014. For more information email Professor Jasper Kok at jfkok(at)ucla.edu. Click here for information about the lab.
Research Geologist at U.S. Geological Survey. Apply by December 11, 2014. More information and application here.

Assistant Professor of Climate Change Policy at University of California, Davis. Apply by January 9, 2015 to ensure full consideration.
Ph.D. Student Position at Rutgers University in modeling of the climate response to volcanic eruptions. Apply by January 15, 2015. More details and application here.
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EPA Environmental Justice Small Grants Program. The funding will focus on proposals supporting community-based preparedness and community climate resiliency efforts. Application due Januar 9, 2015. More information here.
Postdoctoral Scientist Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research. Females strongly encouraged to apply. Send application including  CV and  2 references to Dr. Kerstin Schepanski to schepanski (at) tropos.de by December 20, 2014.
Researcher position at Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici for ocean modelling and data assimilation. Deadline December 7, 2014. More information here.
Postdoc and  PhD student positions for Horizon 2020 project at University of Hamburg,  Germany. Deadline December 31, 2014. Postdoc information here and PhD information here.
Postdoctoral Fellowships at CSIRO Land and Water Flagship in Australia. Application due November 30, 2014. More information here.
Graduate Student Positions for climate change research at Simon Fraser University. Open to students of all scientific backgrounds. Application due December 5, 2014. Send CV, personal statement including  research experience and future research interests, informal transcripts, and contact information (email and phone) of 3 references to Dr. Kirsten Zickfeld kzickfel (at) sfu.ca. Also apply by January 22, 2015 for the graduate program here.
Coastal Community Resilience and Climate Adaptation Specialist position with the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium and Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute. Deadline to be announced. More information here.
Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program accepting funding applications from public or private entities. Webinar for potential applicants November 18, 2014. Application deadline February 2, 2014.
Seven PhD Fellowships in energy and climate research at the University of Bochum in Germany. Details  here. Applications accepted until December 5, 2014.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) environmental health internship for undergraduates. Application deadline February 11, 2015. More information here.
New Jersey Future seeks an entry level Planning and Policy Associate with an emphasis on its Urban Waters Initiative. More information here.
Columbia University and The Earth Institute Dean's Environmental Science and Policy Fellowship. Full tuition grant in the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Apply by January 15, 2015. For more information and how to apply click here.
Arizona State University seeks two tenure-track faculty members in atmospheric sciences and climate. Application review starts December 10, 2014. Click here for more information and to apply.

Postdoctoral researcher in atmospheric physics at Environmental Physics Laboratory (EphysLab) at the Universidade de Vigo.  Position is open starting immediately. Click here for more information.
Scientific Programmer in Climate Modeling at Center for Climate Systems Modeling in Zurich to start in January 2015. Applications are under review immediately. Click here for more information.
Newcastle University seeks three research assistants to help understand the nature and drivers of global precipitation extremes and change on societally relevant timescales. Applications due as soon as possible. Click here for more information. .
University of Washington seeks candidates for two tenure-track assistant professor positions; oceanography and aquatic and fishery sciences. Apply by December 15th, 2014. More information about how to apply here.
Postdoctoral Research Associate in School of Environmental Sciences University of East Anglia. Applications due November 12, 2014. More information here.
CSIRO's Office of the Chief Executive in Australia has postdoctoral fellowships to study tropic variability in global warming. Open until filled. More information here.
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology Scientist/Postdoc application due November 15, 2014. More information here.

University of Reading,  Department of Meteorology Research Scientist. Applications due November 19, 2014. More information here.
University of Auckland,  New Zealand PhD fellow opening to investigate tropical atmospheric variability on diurnal to intraseasonal scales. Applicants need to meet the requirements of the PhD program. For information about applying, contact Gilles Bellon at gilles.bellon (at) auckland.ac.nz.
Amazonas State Research Foundation (FAPEAM) and Brazil’s National Institute for Amazonia Research (INPA) Postdoctoral Researcher in Tropical Ecosystem Modeling. Applicants should apply by sending an email to contato.labterra (at) gmail.com before November 28, 2014. More information here.
Postdoctoral Position in Soil Moisture Remote Sensing, Columbia University. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hydrology, atmospheric sciences or in a related field and an interest in working with observational data. Applications due November 17, 2014. Please send a CV and publication record along with a short research statement to Pierre Gentine pg2328(at)columbia.edu

PhD position at the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, Switzerland. MSc in climate science, environmental sciences, geography, or similar, with a strong background in geophysical processes and environmental statistics. Review of applications starts on January 4, 2015. Informal enquiries should be made and applications should be sent to: Raphael Neukom: neukom(at)giub.unibe.ch

Arctic Fluxes Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Apply here. Deadline to be announced.
Two Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Climate Science positions in the Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University. Applications due December 1, 2014. More information and application here. 
Postdoctoral fellow at Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate. Apply here. Deadline to be announced.
PhD position at TU Delft
, The Netherlands. Candidates must have a background in meteorology, physics and/or fluid dynamics. Please send cover letter, CV and contact details of at least two referees to supervisor Miren Vizcaino, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject PhD Application: Coupled GrIS/climate modeling before November 10, 2014.
Research fellow (PhD candidate) in atmospheric dynamics and climate modeling at University of Bergen. Apply here. Application due November 14, 2014.

Climate Change Oceanographer. The University of Southern Mississippi. Applications due December 8, 2014. More information here.
Postdoctoral position in climate dynamics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  For more information and to apply contact Dr. Toshi Shinoda toshiaki.shinoda(a)tamucc.edu. To apply, email a CV, statement of research interest, and names and email  of at least three references.
Assistant Professor position atmospheric sciences at University of Virginia. Applications due December 1, 2014. Apply here.

Global Resilience Challenge to improve building resilience in the Sahel, Horn of Africa and Southeast Asia. Guidelines here. Applications due November 21, 2014. Contact challenge (at) globalresiliencepartnership.org for more information or click here.

EPA accepting applications for P3 grant program

Solve an environmental challenge through the EPA's P3 - People, Prosperity, and the Planet – Program, a unique college competition for a sustainable future. Graduates and undergraduates can apply by December 16 here.  

Assistant Professor at Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley.  Recruitment period through November 12, 2014.  More information and application here.

University of Missouri-Columbia seeks students interested in completing a PhD in Atmospheric Science starting in 2015. Graduate Research Assistantship is available and supported by the National Science Foundation EPSCoR Track I award. Applicants must possess (or expect to possess by spring 2015) a master's degree in atmospheric science, geographical science, earth science, or a related field. To apply, send by email unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a brief personal statement that highlights skills relevant to the position as described above and includes recent GRE scores, recent TOEFL scores (international students only), and professional goals to Dr. Bohumil Svoma, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Missouri, svomab (at) missouri (dot) edu.

Tenure-track faculty position in global climate modeling, earth systems modeling, global biogeochemical modeling at the University of Rochester, New York.. Application review starts December 20, 2014 and continues until the position fills. Click here to apply.

The NJDEP Division of Coastal and Land Use Planning seeks local entities for grant opportunity regarding technical and compliance assistance for the design and construction of ecologically based mitigation strategies. Proposals are due November 14, 2014. Click here for more information.

Assistant Professor positions: Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University for 2015-16 academic year. Questions, contact: Dr. Mike Baldwin baldwin (at) purdue.edu. Submit cover letter; cv; statement of research, teaching experience and interests; and contact information for three references https://hiring.science.purdue.edu Application review begins November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is 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.
Purdue Postdoctoral Research Assistant to research the portrayal of climate change in agricultural media and farmers' willingness to adapt conservation practices given increased climate variability. Available immediately; must be filled by January 1, 2015. Email letter of interest, CV and contact info for three references to Dr. Prokopy at lprokopy (at) purdue.edu. More information here.
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.

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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