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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.


U.S. Department of Energy has announced $137 million for four projects which invest in Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Efficiency. More information here.


Applications Programmer Analyst I position to develop research grade weather and climate monitoring infrastructure at Western Kentucky University. More information here.


Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Earth System Agricultural Modeling at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Email application and inquiries to pgh25(at)cornell.edu. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications (COCA) FY17: Supporting Resilient Coastal Communities in a Changing ClimateFunding opportunities worth up to $300,000 available through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. More information here.


Postdoctoral Researcher position at the Universidade de Vigo in the framework of the project ZEXMOD (stratospheric circulation in models: generation, diagnostics, & impacts). For more information and application email j.anhel(at)uvigo.es.


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.


U.S. Department of Energy has announced $1.3 million for three projects that Encourage Data- Driven Local Energy Planning. More information here.


U.S. Department of Energy has announced $11.3 million for three projects that support development of biomass-to- hydrocarbon biofuels conversion pathways. More information here.


Two Ph.D. Studentship positions in “Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Boreal Peatlands affected by Agricultural Drainage” at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada). Email letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, and a copy of a publication to jwu(at)Grenfell.mun.ca. More information here.


Postdoctoral position in Atmospheric Circulation Change in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA. A statement of research interest & goals, cover letter, and information of three references should be sent to kreich(at)joes.ucla.edu.


The Institute of Meteorology of the Freie University of Berlin has a research associate/ programmer position available to focus on analysis and prediction of atmospheric conditions. More information here. Email application to ingo.kirchner(at)met.fu-berlin.de.


An environmental scientist in the position of Climate Change and Forest Inventory Specialist is available at CalFire. More information here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Postdoctoral School Opportunity concerning California Drought and Central Valley Use available at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. To apply and for more information email jkaplansky(at)ucsd.edu.


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


The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the National Wetland Condition Assessment Campus Research Challenge to provide  graduate students awards and an opportunity to use national wetland condition assessment data for research and assessment. Application deadline is September 30, 2016. More information here.


Eight PhD grants available at the University of Lisbon on the Earth Systems PhD program. Application deadline September 30, 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 Lemelson MIT program has released a competition for undergraduate and graduate student inventions in healthcare, transportation, food and agriculture and consumer devices. Application deadline is September 30th, 2016. More information here.


Executive Director of CLIVAR (Climate and Ocean- Variability, Predictability, and Change) International Project position for the First Institute of Oceanography and the World Climate Research Programme in Qingdao, China. Application will open October 1st, 2016. More information here.


Research Scientist position in Weather Research and Forecasting soil moisture data assimilation at SUNY University at Albany Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. Application deadline is October 1st, 2016. More information and apply here.


Tenure track Assistant Professor position at the Department of Geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of Delaware. Email inquiries to veness(at)udel.edu. Application review will begin October 3rd, 2016 until position is filled.


The Coral Reef Alliance is calling for proposals for the Coral Adaptation Challenge. Proposal deadline is October 6th, 2016. More information here.


Tenure Track Faculty position in sustainability science at Montclair State University. Application deadline is October 15th, 2016. Send cover letter, statement of teaching and research interests, and information of three professional references to EAEAsearch(at)mail.montclair.edu.  


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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