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Coastal Resilience Manager, The Nature Conservancy-NJ. Application deadline June 19, 2016. More information pdf here (222 KB).


U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program application deadline is June 29, 2016. More information here.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2016 Targeted Air Shed Grant Program application deadline is July 11, 2016. More information here.


United States Department of Agriculture has released information about a grant for their Agriculture and Food Research Initiative- Carbon Cycle Science. Application deadline is June 15, 2016. More information here.


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.


A Climate Impact Research Scientist position at the Department of Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation of the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research is now open. This position involves analyzing how climate change influences different aspects of an environment using ecosystem modeling. More information here.


A Postdoctoral Position at the Department of Geophysical Sciences at The University Chicago is now open. This position involves studying past Mars climate and atmosphere with Assistant Professor Edwin Kite. Application materials including a CV, brief description of research interests and experience and a list of publications in a single pdf should be sent to kite(at)uchicago.edu by July 15th 2016.


Sustainable Jersey has an immediate position for a Green Infrastructure Coordinator. Applications are due ASAP. A resume should be sent to Linda Weber, Resiliency Director, at weberl(at)tcnj.edu. Click pdf here (420 KB) for complete information.


The Earthwatch Institute is now accepting proposals for their Earthwatch Restoration Ecology Program. This program focuses on funding projects that will restore degraded ecosystems by increasing scientific knowledge and public awareness, promoting partnerships with grassroots organizations, and other related topics. Pre-proposals are due 11:59PM EDT June 12th 2016. Click pdf here (86 KB) for more information.


The Earthwatch Institute is now accepting proposals for their Earthwatch Collaborative Ecological Research Program. This program focuses on funding projects that will collaboratively address impacts on ecosystems by: increasing scientific knowledge and public awareness, promoting partnerships with grassroots organizations, and other related topics. Pre-proposals are due 11:59PM EDT June 12th 2016. Click  pdf here (86 KB) for more information.


The Earthwatch Institute is now accepting proposals for their Earthwatch Global Conservation Priorities Program. This program focuses on funding projects that will address global change impacts on ecosystems by: increasing scientific knowledge and public awareness, promoting partnerships with grassroots organizations, and other related topics. Pre-proposals are due 11:59PM EDT June 12th 2016. Click  pdf here (86 KB) for more information.


The Earthwatch Institute is now accepting proposals for their Earthwatch Sustainable Agriculture and Forest Ecosystems Program. This program focuses on funding projects that will address global change impacts on agriculture and forestry by: increasing scientific knowledge and public awareness, promoting partnerships with grassroots organizations, and other related topics. Pre-proposals are due 11:59PM EDT June 12th 2016. Click  pdf here (86 KB) for more information.


The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a request for proposals for the Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program. Projects that focus on Climate Change Mitigation/Prevention of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Food Manufacturing and Processing, and State or Community Approaches to Hazardous Materials Source Reduction will be considered. The application period closes June 6th 2016 11:59PM EDT. Click here for more information.


The GREEN Program is announcing its summer 2016 Short-term Sustainability Programs, where students can learn hands-on about different aspects of sustainability. These are ten day programs offered for 10 days in multiple locations and on multiple dates. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until programs are filled. Click here for more details.


Fish and Wildlife Service National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program has $17 million available in funding to acquire, restore, and enhance wetlands in coastal states. Applications are due June 29th 2016. Click here for more details.


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.


Michigan Tech University is seeking an Assistant Professor in Climate Science with expertise in atmospheric science, hydrology, and/or surficial geology processes applied to paleoclimate reconstruction or modern climate variability and impacts. Applications are due ASAP. Click here to learn apply and learn more.


Assistant Professor, Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley expected start date of July 1, 2016. Details pdf here (56 KB).


Brown University is looking for an Endowed Chair in Water Research (Associate or Full Professor). An ideal candidate will have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements, record of successful research funding, and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teach and advising. For further details and application, click here.


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).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.


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.


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.


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