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Planner Trainee position with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.  Application deadline is 4:00 PM, July 13, 2015.
Complete information document here (42 KB).

The Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science of ETH Zurich has an opening for a PhD position in climate science.  The evaluation of applications will start on July 15, 2015 and proceed until the position is filled. Click here for further information and how to apply.

The Rossby Centre, a section of the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute has an open position of a Science Communicator. Information here.

The Northeast Climate Science Center is seeking applicants for a full time Communications and Outreach Manager located at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Applications are due ASAP.  For further information and to apply, click here.

A forthcoming Global LEAP program will provide results-based financing incentives to encourage off-grid energy companies to purchase and market efficient off-grid appliances.  In support of this program, CLASP is seeking to engage one or more organizations to implement robust, multi-faceted monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities in Bangladesh. For further information and application, click here.

CLASP has announced a Call to Partners for Laboratory Testing of Off-Grid Fans and Off-Grid Televisions in their environmental and energy performance. Both applications are due July 26th 2015, information for both openings can be found here. There are also several other proposals offerings here.

A post-doctoral opportunity  available at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California; the project is on the California and Sierra Nevada drought. An ideal candidate will have a completed doctoral degree in climate or related physical science, or in the social sciences with a strong emphasis on climate. Applications are due ASAP. For further information on how to apply contact Dr. Julie Kalansky: jkalansky(at)ucsd.edu

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is recruiting a post-doctoral scientist to work on a project improving hydrological processes in Earth Systems Models. The position is for two years and has possibility of renewal. Candidates will have Ph.D in Hydrology, Geoscience or a related field with experience is modeling of hydrological processes. Application is due ASAP. For information on how to apply contact Dr. L. Ruby Leung: Ruby.Leung(at)pnnl.gov

Environmental & Climate Justice Communications Coordinator, The NAACP, Baltimore, MD. A 6-month consultancy position is open in the Environmental & Climate Justice program. Responsibilities include managing communications/media, documentation and promotion of the program and other duties assigned by the Environmental and Climate Justice Director. Minimum of 3 years in communication and interest in environmental issues. Applications due ASAP. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to Jacqueline Patterson: jpatterson(at)naacpnet.org

Food and Agriculture Internship Program, RTI International. Several internships in areas including Agriculture & Agribusiness and Food & Nutrition Security are open for application. Applications are due ASAP. Complete information can be found pdf here (311 KB).

NOAA 2015 Regional Costal Resilience Grant. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is offering grant awards that will support approaches and planning to undertake activities that build resilience of coastal regions, communities and economic sectors to negate impacts from extreme weather events and climate hazards. Applications are due by July 24, 2015. More information can be found here.

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) is accepting pre-proposals for Research & Education, and Professional Development grants. Pre-proposals due June 30th 2015. More information here.

The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now accepting applications which are due August 3rd 2015. Complete informaition here.

The EPA has more than $54 million in Funding and Technical Assistance for State, Local, and Tribal Governments. For the list of specific grants available and deadlines click  here.

Positions are still open for the 5th annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy. The program is held August 6th-18th in Chicago. Applications are due by July 1st 2015. The application can be found here.

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.

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.

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 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 here. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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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