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Postdoctorate Research Fellow Position available to join the climate research team at the Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University. Application deadline August 7, 2017. More information here.


Postdoctoral Associate Position available in land surface and hydrological modeling at the University of Maryland’s Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center. If interested, email CV with three professional references and a detailed cover letter to anegre(at)essic.umd.edu. (Posted July 10, 2017)

Postdoctoral Position available within the research cluster predicting current and future human risk from infection with vector- borne pathogens in the Northeast and the US at the University of Albany, SUNY in the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences. For more information and to apply email oelisontimm(at)albany.edu. (posted July 10, 2017)

Postdoctoral Position available in ice sheet modelling at Hokkaido University’s Institute of Low Temperature Science in Sapparo, Japan. Application review will begin July 20, 2017. More information here.   

Postdoctoral Scientist/ Research Scientist position available for Copernicus atmosphere monitoring service and global & regional posteriori validation with a specific focus on Arctic and Mediterranean areas at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg, Germany. Initial application cutoff July 24, 2017. More information here.

PhD positions available in interdisciplinary climate research at the International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling in Hamburg, Germany. Application deadline September 15, 2017. More information email office.imprs(at)mpimet.mpg.de.



The Climate Engagement Program at UC Santa Cruz seeks to train and support graduate students from diverse backgrounds undertaking climate change related research to effectively engage with broad audiences. Application deadline July 15, 2017. More information and apply here.

Postdoctoral/Lecturer Position available to work in the Climate Lab of the Institute at the University of Bremen. More information here. [posted June 26, 2017].

Postdoctoral Position available on drought monitoring using remote sensing and land surface modeling at Colombia University. Email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and information of three references to pg2328(at)columbia.edu. [June 26, 2017]

2 PhD positions available on the evolution of Earth’s ice sheets and land based climate mitigation, combining multi- data sources to assess potential contribution to the Paris Climate Agreement at the University of Bristol, UK. More information and apply here. [posted June 26, 2017]

Research Engineering & Post-Doctoral Opportunities available to join the Earth Sciences Department at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center in Spain. More information here or email emanuele.zanchi(at)bsc.es. [posted June 26, 2017]

Ocean Research Scientist Position available in physical oceanography or related sciences at the Atmospheric and Environmental Research, INC. More information and apply here. [posted June 26, 2017]

 Postdoctoral Researcher position available for the operation and development of new methods for automated forecasting and decision support systems for meteorologists as well as for their training at MeteoSwiss in Switzerland. Submit online application here. [posted June 19, 2017]

Applied Climatologist/ High Plains Regional Climate Center Director position available at the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Application review will begin August 1, 2017. More information and apply here.

Climate Signals Media Manager position available with Climate Nexus, a strategic communications non-profit dedicated to changing the conversation on climate change and clean energy in New York, New York. More information here.

The NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U.S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are available. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Application deadline August 1, 2017. Apply here.


 A workshop with the theme of “Deconstructing Participatory Climate Governance: Innovation or Business as Usual”, will be held at Science Po Bordeaux in France from October 26- October 27, 2017. More information here.   

Fish and Wildlife Service funding total of $14 million for the Coastal Program provide direct technical assistance and financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Projects should specify benefits for species and habitats considering the expected effects of climate change. FWS will favor conservation activities and projects that incorporate ecosystem adaptation and help coastal ecosystems and communities adapt to the effects of sea level rise and greenhouse gases. Application deadline September 30, 2017. More information here.

Postdoctoral Position available in climate variability at local scale using observations and simulations at the LATMOS in Guyancourt, France. Application including curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and the contact information of two references should be emailed to marjolaine.chiriaco(at)latmos.ipsl.fr.

MS Graduate Assistantship available in physical oceanography and climate dynamics in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University. Email tshinoda(at)tamucc.edu for any inquiries. More information here.

PhD Studentship available on cold surges over western Europe: mechanisms underlying variability and change at Durham University, United Kingdom. More information here.

Postdoctoral Position available in biology, oceanography, geology and geophysics at the Alfred Wegener Institute Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. For more information email Thomas.jung(at)awi.de.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position available in land-atmosphere interactions in cold environments at the University of Oslo (Norway). More information here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship position available in land atmosphere earth system modeling at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Applications will be accepted until the role is filled. Email application to pgh25(at)cornell.edu.

Postdoctoral Position available in satellite based data assimilation for soil moisture estimation at KU Leuven, Belgium. Apply here.

Visiting Scientist Software Engineer/ Programmer Position available to focus on development of an experimental service for disseminating observational and short-range oceanographic forecast guidance in a format usable by electronic navigation systems for testing by commercial partners at the NOAA Office of Coast Survey in Silver Spring, Maryland. Email application and further questions to cpaess-apply(at)ucar.edu.

Post-Doctoral Position available for the Representation of the convective boundary-layer dynamics: use of an automatic tuning tool in the 1D/LES framework to improve parameterizations at the CNRM in France. For more information email fleur.couvreux(at)meteo.fr.

Fish and Wildlife Service announced funding of a total of $14 million to provide direct technical assistance and financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Application deadline for Coastal Program is September 30, 2017. More information here.

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