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Rutgers Graduate Program Opportunities
The CycloAstro Project is seeking six graduate students for scientific research projects conducted at six different universities. [Posted August 30, 2021]
Graduate Program in Atmospheric Science at Rutgers University with specific areas of research including causes and mechanisms of climate change, storm prediction, clouds, radiation, aerosols, and land-atmosphere interactions. Application deadline for full consideration for financial aid is January 15, 2021.
Graduate Program in Geography at Rutgers University with areas of interest including human geography, physical geography, and human-environmental geography. Graduate students participate in numerous interdisciplinary programs and research centers at Rutgers, including the various area studies centers, the Office of the State Climatologist, and more. Application deadline for full consideration for financial aid is January 15.
Graduate Program in Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University. Application deadline for full consideration for financial aid is January 15.
Graduate Program in Marine Sciences at Rutgers University, with research opportunities in real-time studies in the coastal ocean using advanced underwater instrumentation; biological and geological processes at deep-sea hydrothermal vents; remote sensing and ocean modeling; advanced underwater optics and fish behavior; biodiversity and marine molecular biology; coastal geomorphology; organism-sediment interactions; cycling of organic and inorganic materials in the ocean; watershed ecosystems. Application deadline for full consideration for financial aid is January 1, 2021.
The Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers University offers the Human Dimensions of Environmental Change Graduate Certificate Program. The certificate program represents a collaboration among faculty from several graduate programs, and allows students to examine the political, cultural, economic, historical, and other human dimensions of environmental change while carrying out studies in an existing graduate program.
The Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution at Rutgers University offers graduate education and training in microbial, plant, animal, and human ecology. Application deadline for full consideration for financial aid is December 15, 2021.
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University offers Graduate Programs to prepare students for careers in areas such as the design of healthy communities, community development, environmental and land use policy, political processes, regional development and planning, transportation policy and planning, and urban redevelopment. Application deadline for full consideration for financial aid is January 15, 2021.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers University offers a Master of Science Degree and Doctor of Philosophy with areas of specialized study including geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, and water resources and environmental engineering. Application deadline February 1, 2021.
The Bern University of Applied Science is offering a PhD position researching photovoltaic forecasting with neural networks. [Posted August 23, 2021]
Post doctoral opportunities
The NSF is offering Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. Applications due January 6, 2022.
The UCAR Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESS) is pleased to announce that the NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is seeking applications for the 2022 appointments. Applications due January 7, 2022.
The Climate Change Research Centre and ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes at UNSW Sydney has a postdoctoral research associate position available. Applications due October 7, 2021.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to study wildfires, atmospheric chemistry, and aerosols. [Posted September 27, 2021]
The NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences is awarding Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB). Approximately 120 per year will be awarded. Applications due December 6, 2021.
The CycloAstro Project is seeking six postdoctoral fellows for scientific research projects conducted at six different universities. [Posted August 30, 2021]
The NSF is awarding a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Division of Earth Sciences. Awards of $90,000 per recipient. Apply by November 3, 2021.
The Wilson Center is now accepting applications for its flagship international Fellowship Program for the 2022-2023 period. Stipend of $90,000 per nine months. Apply by October 1, 2021.
This South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) seeks a Postdoctoral Associate to serve as a Climate Adaptation Specialist. [Posted August 2, 2021]
The NSF is seeking a Physical Science Administrator in the Directorate of Geosciences and Division of Ocean Sciences. [Posted October 18, 2021]
Rutgers University is seeking a Program Coordinator I in their Office of Climate Action. The candidate coordinates and supports programs and projects for the Office of Climate Action, Megapolitan Coastal Transformation Hub and the Rutgers Earth System Science and Policy Lab. [Posted October 11, 2021]
The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for an Interdisciplinary (Science Advisor) position for the Office of the Division Director in the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) at Alexandria, VA. Applications due November 1, 2021.
North Carolina State University is seeking an Assistant Extension Professor in Forest Management. Position is open until filled.
Mount Holyoke is seeking an Assistant Professor in Environmental and Social Equity and Justice. [Posted October 11, 2021]
Mount Holyoke is seeking an Assistant Professor in Earth Sciences. [Posted October 11, 2021]
Research Scientist Position, Bureau of Climate Resilience, NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Application deadline 10/20/21
The Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at Drexel University is seeking creative and collaborative tenure-track faculty at the assistant professor rank with research expertise and interest in the broad theme of Energy and Sustainability. Applications due November 8, 2021.
NOAA is seeking an Oceanographer with experience with coastal hazards for their Silver Spring, MD location. Applications due October 13, 2021.
The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking an Energy Policy Analyst to develop and maintain expertise relevant to efforts to advance clean energy. [Posted October 4, 2021]
The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking a Federal Energy Regulatory Attorney to develop advocacy strategies and assist in courts and other arms of government. [Posted October 4, 2021]
The NSF seeks a program director within their Division of Chemistry, especially those with experience in clean energy and climate-related chemistry. [Posted October 4, 2021]
Rutgers CEE Urban Informatics lab & The Infrastructure Resilience Group at Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) has an opening for a fully funded Ph.D. student position in the areas of engineering systems and data science for climate resilience. The candidate is expected to start in Spring 2022 or Fall 2022. Full Details attached.
Climate Adaptation Planning Specialist, for the Hudson River Estuary Program. Application Deadline October 20, 2021.
The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty position. Applications due October 14, 2021.
The NYC Mayor's Office of Climate Resiliency is seeking a Senior Science Advisor for Climate Science and Services. [Posted August 30, 2021]
The NSF is seeking a Geospace Section Head in their Division of Atmospheric and Space Sciences. Apply by September 29, 2021.
The University of New Hampshire is seeking an experienced freshwater scientist and water quality analyst to fill a full-time, benefits eligible position as State Specialist/Extension Professor of Water Quality and Freshwater Ecotoxicology, and Director of the NH Lakes Lay Monitoring Program (NH LLMP). [Posted August 23, 2021]
The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. Apply by October 31, 2021.
The NSF is seeking an interdisciplinary Program Director within the Office of International Science and Engineering. [Posted August 16, 2021]
The Sustainability Institute at the College of New Jersey seeking a Program Assistant. [Posted August 9, 2021]
The Sustainability Institute at the College of New Jersey seeking a Project and Research Specialist. [Posted August 9, 2021]
NCAR is seeking an Associate Scientist III - Marine Archaeologist at their Silver Spring, Maryland facility. [Posted August 2, 2021]
NCAR is seeking a Project Scientist I/II at their Boulder, Colorado facility. [Posted August 2, 2021]
NCAR is seeking an Associate Scientist III at their Silver Spring, Maryland facility. [Posted August 2, 2021]
NCAR is seeking an Associate Scientist II at their Silver Spring, Maryland facility. [Posted August 2, 2021]
NCAR is seeking a Senior Research Scientist at their Boulder, Colorado facility. [Posted August 2, 2021]
The South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) is seeking a Science Translator & Communications Specialist at their University of Oklahoma location. [Posted August 2, 2021]
New Jersey Climate Resilience Corps: Hourly Rutgers Graduate Student Positions
Apply now for the 2021-2022 academic year
New Jersey Future seeks a Communications Director and strategic thinker to guide the organization's communications strategy and oversee its expanding communications and marketing activities. [Posted July 12, 2021]
The Department of Environmental Health Sciences of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health seeks 2-3 tenure track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor and 2 positions at the level of Associate Professor or higher. [Posted June 28th, 2021]
Physical Science Administrator and Program Director. National Science Foundation, Marine Geology & Geophysics. The director would support research on the geology and geophysics of the Great Lakes and work with other program directors. Job is open until filled.
Early Career Scientist Fellowships
New Jersey Organizing Fellowship from Food & Water Watch, a local environmental nonprofit. Learn organizing, create positive change in your community, and get paid while working from home. Looking to hire as soon as possible. [Posted April 18, 2021]
Duke Farms offers three paid internship tracks: Education, Facilities, and Natural Resources. [Posted March 7, 2021]
The NSF is seeking proposals for its Organismal Response to Climate Change (ORCC) program. Applications due March 15, 2022. Total funding of $10 Million across 6-10 projects.
Northeast SARE invites farmers and growers in our region to submit proposals to the Farmer Grant Program. Proposals are due online by 5 p.m. on November 16, 2021 for projects starting next spring. Funded projects, which are now capped at $30,000, will be announced in late Feb. 2022.
The NSF is soliciting proposals for its Human Networks and Data Science program (HNDS). Awards of up to $1.2 Million. Applications regarding core research due January 13, 2022. Applications regarding infrastructure due February 3, 2022.
The Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates (RaMP) in Biological Sciences program by the NSF invites the submission of proposals to establish networks to support full-time research, mentoring, and training for recent college graduates who have had few or no research or training opportunities during college in research fields typically supported by the Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO). Applications due January 20, 2022.
The NSF is offering grants to educational institutions in the aim of Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (LEAPS-MPS). Awards of up to $250,000. Applications due January 7, 2022.
The NSF is offering grants to educational institutions in the aim of Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology (BRC-BIO). Awards of up to $450,000. Applications due January 31, 2022.
DEP and the NJ Council on the Arts are announcing a funding opportunity for the 2021 Community-Based Art Grant Program to bring attention to and start a conversation around climate impacts in our coastal areas through art installations. Applications due November 1, 2021.
The NSF has published a dear colleague letter imploring applications to the Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS): Innovative Solutions to Climate Change program, which contains the subtopics: “Reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions and Energy Use”, “Energy Innovations Relevant to Climate Change Mitigation”, “Enhance GHG Sequestration”, “Accelerating Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation”, and “Research Addressing Synergistic Topics”. [Posted October 4, 2021]
Research!America is awarding microgrants to STEM graduate students who are leading civic engagement projects. Applications are October 19, 2021.
The United States Department of Commerce is awarding funding for projects relevant to its Environmental Literacy Program: Increasing community resilience to extreme weather & climate change. Awards of up to $500,000. Applications due March 17, 2022.
The NSF has awards for its Biology Integration Institutes (BII) program, which supports collaborative teams of researchers investigating questions that span multiple disciplines within and beyond biology. Total awards of $15,000,000. Applications due January 12, 2022.
The NSF is seeking proposals for a Facilitator to manage their Polar Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (Polar STEAM) initiative. Total award of $3.5 Million over five years. Submissions due February 25, 2022.
The U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) seeks proposals in a variety of fields that facilitate scientific cooperation between the two nations. Awards of up to $80,000. [Posted September 20, 2021]
The NSF is welcoming proposals for its Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program (HEGS). Proposals would concern scientific research about the nature, causes and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales. Awards vary based on type of proposal. Proposals due January 16, 2022.
The NSF is welcoming applications for Dissertation Research Improvement Awards through its Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program (HEGS-DDRI). Only Institutes of Higher Education need apply. Awards of $250,000-375,000. [Posted September 20, 2021]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing transdisciplinary research with approaches that explore and analyze environmental problems at the intersection of climate change, environmental justice (EJ), and vulnerable populations/life stages. Applications due November 16, 2021.
The NSF is accepting grant proposals for its Coastlines and People program. Awards of up to $4,000,000. Proposals due December 6, 2021.
Climate Change AI is calling for proposals for climate change AI and machine learning projects. Awards up to $150,000. Proposals due October 15, 2021.
The EPA is seeking applications for research to accelerate water innovation that advances clean and safe water reuse goals, promotes better understanding of the Nation’s water and wastewater treatment and infrastructure, and enhances the availability and efficient use of water resources through water reuse. Applications due September 29, 2021. More information here.
The Department of Commerce is seeking applications from eligible applicants to create and implement innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) apprenticeship models that complement their respective region’s innovation economy. Awards of up to $250,000. Apply by October 12, 2021.
The EPA is awarding its 19th annual P3 awards, a national student design competition focusing on people, prosperity and the planet. Awards of up to $100,000. Apply by October 27, 2021.
The two-year Margaret A. Davidson fellowship brings a graduate student to conduct research at the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve to address a key coastal management question. Stipend of $48,000 total per year. Apply by December 10, 2021.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications on Grants.gov for projects from states, tribes, territories and non-profit organizations to help reduce food loss and waste and divert food waste from landfills by expanding anaerobic digester (AD) capacity in the United States. Up to $2 million in total AD funding. Individual projects could be in the range of $50,000-$200,000 for the funding period of two years. Apply by October 7, 2021.
The Sea Duck Joint Venture conservation partnership is awarding grants focusing on raising awareness, gathering knowledge, and ensuring conservation of sea ducks. Grants of up to $200,000. Apply by October 4, 2021.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is seeking applications proposing to accelerate water innovation, information availability, and engagement to advance clean and safe water reuse goals, promote better understanding of the Nation’s water and wastewater treatment and infrastructure, and enhance the availability and efficient use of water resources through water reuse. Apply by September 29, 2021.
Graduate Research Fellowship Program from the NSF. Outstanding graduate students, including those in geosciences, may apply, receiving a stipend. Total award of $138,000. Apply by October 22, 2021.
NOAA Climate Program Office FY22. Applications in 8 different competitions: Fire and smoke at the wildland-urban interface; Observation and modeling studies in support of tropical Pacific process studies; Improving climate understanding and information for marine sanctuary management planning; Atmospheric aerosols and their potential roles in solar climate intervention methods; Climate-smart communities initiative; Ecological drought; and Building tribal drought reslience. Letters of Intent due August 9, 2021. Applications due October 18, 2021.
The NSF Directorate for Engineering GERMINATION program is soliciting proposals to further their goal to foster the development of pedagogical frameworks, platforms and/or environments to enable participants to formulate research questions and ideas with potentially transformative outcomes, such as climate change. Funding up $3 Million across 8-10 proposals. Letters of Intent due: August, 27, 2021. Full proposal deadline: October 29, 2021.
The NSF Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) is soliciting proposals to develop, manage, operate, and support user access to U.S. synchrotron-based analytical capabilities necessary to advance Earth and environmental sciences research and training. EAR seeks proposals that prioritize support for the U.S. Earth and environmental science community supported by EAR core or special programs. Funding up to $35 Million. Apply by March 4th, 2022.
Oceanic Exploration and Research Grant from NOAA. Applicants will submit proposals to conduct exploration of poorly understood U.S. waters, primarily in the Pacific. Awards from $75,000 to $750,000. Applications due October 8th, 2021.
The Department of Energy is awarding the L-Prize for Innovative Lighting. Participants will develop innovative LED technology that improves energy efficiency and sustainability. The prize totals $12 Million. Applications due November 19, 2021.
Minerva Research Initiative from the Department of Defense. Proposals regarding the impact and national security implications of climate change, disinformation, and online influence can win awards of $150,000 to $1,000,000. White papers due June 23th, 2021, Full Proposals due September 29th, 2021.
XPRIZE Carbon Removal and Elon Musk plan to award up to $100 Million for carbon removal solutions. Team registration opens with the announcement of full guidelines on Earth Day April 22, 2021. The competition will last 4 years through Earth Day 2025.
Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity (GOLD) from the National Science Foundation. Proposals accepted anytime. [Posted March 28, 2021]
Education Programs in Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences grants available from the National Science Foundation. Applications accepted anytime. [Posted March 21, 2021]
Program solicitation for Antarctic Research from the National Science Foundation. Proposals accepted anytime. [Posted February 21, 2021]
Grant from the National Science Foundation for the program Geomorphology and Land-use Dynamics (GLD). This program supports innovative fundamental research into processes that shape and modify earth's landscapes over a variety of length and time scales, with a focus on the Holocene. [Posted January 3, 2021].
Grants for Long Term Research in Environmental Biology from the National Science Foundation. Proposals accepted anytime. [Posted December 20, 2020].
Call for Submissions/Papers
The Air Sensors International Conference is calling for abstracts. Abstracts due November 1, 2021.
The United States Department of Energy has a request for information concerning Solar Impacts on Wildlife and Ecosystems. Applications due September 30, 2021.
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy invites proposals for original research papers on land policies or land-based approaches that support climate change adaptation, and how these policies and approaches interact with property values and municipal finance. Submit proposals by October 6, 2021.
Oregon State University seeks input to identify and understand the ways in which citizen science projects address the science identity development and community-building of their project volunteers. If you develop, manage, or oversee aspects of a citizen science project and are interested in participating, click here to learn more about the study and complete their online survey.
paleoCAMP Summer School for graduate students in paleoclimatology. Hosted at the Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory in 2022. It aims to provide graduate students with training in paleoclimate concepts and applications, an opportunity to network and gain professional training (e.g., presentation skills) and also promote diversity and inclusive practices. [Posted July 26, 2021]
National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource (EER). October 21-23, 2021 and October 26-27, 2021. Hosted by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
Graduate course this fall! Coastal Climate Risk and Resilience: A Transdisciplinary Perspective (16:218:502). Thursdays, 1 PM-4 PM.