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Federal Highway Administration Office of Natural Environment Position focusing on transportation resiliency issues. Application deadline August 20, 2019.

PhD position in vegetation-climate interactions/global carbon cycle studies at Augsburg University (Germany). To apply send a cover letter, CV, copies of scientific degrees, and names and contact information of two references to sekretariat-phygeo(at) by September 15, 2019.

PhD Assistantship in Natural Resources Sciences degree with an Applied Climate Science specialty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to begin Spring 2020 or Fall 2020. To apply send a single document containing a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, unofficial general GRE scores, and list of three references and their emails to rmahmood2(at) [Posted August 11, 2019]


Postdoc scientist position in regional climate analysis at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (Germany). Application deadline September 1, 2019.

Assistant Professor in Climate-Related Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Application deadline November 1, 2019.

Sustainability Director at Grove Collaborative, a digitally native brand and direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform for natural home and personal care products, in San Francisco, CA. [Posted August 11, 2019]

Sustainability Coordinator at the Pima County Office of Sustainability and Conservation in Tucson, AZ. [Posted August 11, 2019]

Analyst in U.S. Climate Policy at the Environmental Defense Fund in Washington, DC or Boulder, CO. [Posted August 11, 2019]

Climate Action Coordinator for the City of Newark, NJ. Entry level, full time position. Application deadline August 31, 2019.

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center is accepting proposals for interdisciplinary team-based research projects under programs, Pursuits and Workshops. Proposal deadline September 16, 2019.

Socio-Environmental Immersion Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Two-year fellowships with the Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis, MD. Application deadline November 8, 2019.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Multi-model Climate Analysis for Climate Services at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland). Application deadline August 9, 2019. 

Postdoctoral Researcher in satellite-based hydrological data assimilation at KU Leuven (Belgium). Application deadline October 1, 2019.  

Postdoctoral Fellow in hydrology and agricultural automation at the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (Kazakhstan). Candidate will apply innovative irrigation technologies and automation to save water and to collect data from the monitoring stations in the field. [Posted August 4, 2019] 



Project Coordinator (temporary) to work on forecasting and modeling at the Copernicus Marine Biogeochemistry program at Marine Institute Ireland. Application deadline August 21, 2019. 

Research Scientist in historical temperature reconstructions with citizen science at the University of Reading (England) to lead a citizen science project (}. Application deadline August 31, 2019. 

Assistant Professorship in any area of Earth and planetary science at the University of California, Berkeley to start July 1, 2019. Application deadline October 30, 2019. 

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships for scientists and engineers to serve in federal government in Washington, DC. Application deadline November 1, 2019. 
Americorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassador Program. 10 month environmental stewardship service program across New Jersey to start September 2019. Application deadline August 20, 2019.  
Scientific discussion meeting on the intensification of short-duration rainfall extremes and implications for flash flood risks will be held from February 3-4, 2020 at The Royal Society (London). Registration is free. Abstract deadline December 13, 2019. 
Air Quality Scientist, Atmospheric Scientist, and Senior Air Quality Analyst positions at Sonoma Technology (California). [Posted July 28, 2019] 



Ten Funding opportunities from NOAA’ Climate Program Office: 

1. Urban Atmosphere in a changing climate: Chemistry, Carbon and Composition.
2. Climate and Changing Ocean Conditions – Process Research and Modeling to Support the Needs of NOAA Fisheries.
3. MAPP - Characterizing and Anticipating U.S. Droughts’ Complex Interactions.
4. MAPP – Modeling Climate Impacts on the Predictability of Fisheries and Other Living Marine Resources.
5. MAPP – Constraining Models’ Climate Sensitivity.
6. COM- Developing terrestrial-, marine-, and ice-atmospheric boundary layer datasets through collaborations between observations an d modeling communities.
7. Multi-program- Explaining Climate Extreme Events: Developing a Rapid Assessment Capability and Understanding the Causes and Mechanisms of Extreme Events.
8. COCA Fisheries and Climate Program: Understanding Climate Impacts on Fish Stocks and Fisheries to Inform Sustainable Fisheries Management.
9. NDIS: Coping with Drought.
10. CEE: Evolving the Climate Resilience Ecosystem of Adaptation Service Providers.  
Letters of intent deadline August 23, 2019. Full proposals due October 28, 2019

PhD position in sediment flux analysis based on cosmogenic nuclides with the Geoecosystems in Transition on the Tibetan Plateau research group at the Technical University of Braunschweig (Germany). Application deadline August 15, 2019. 


Research Fellowship in modeling climate impacts on water quality at the University of Sussex (United Kingdom). Application deadline August 19, 2019. 

Two Postdoctoral Positions in research hydrology at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada). Applications open until position is filled. [Posted July 21, 2019] 


Professorship in radiation and remote sensing of atmospheres at the Free University Berlin (Germany). Application deadline August 15, 2019. 

Atmospheric Modeling Analyst at the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (Nepal). Application deadline July 29, 2019.

Deputy Division Director in the Division of Physics at the National Science Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia. Application deadline July 29, 2019.

PhD position in machine learning for ensemble prediction in weather and climate at the University of Bergen (Norway). Application deadline August 15, 2019. 




Postdoctoral research associate in climate and human health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. [Posted July 14, 2019] 

Research Associate in urban and regional climatology at the German Weather Service. Application deadline July 17, 2019. 

Postdoc position in paleoclimate data analysis at The Institute of Environmental Physics at Heidelberg University. Application deadline July 21, 2019. 

Postdoc position in regional energy-meteorology modeling for Ghana at the University of Augsburg (Germany). Application deadline July 30, 2019. 

Postdoc position in coupled Earth system modelling towards impacts and opportunities of land management strategies at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium). To apply send a one-page motivation letter and CV (including a full publication list and contact details of at least two references) to wim.thiery(at) by August 15, 2019. 

Postdoctoral Hydroclimate Scientist for the pan-Canadian Global Water Futures research program at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada). [Posted July 14, 2019] 





Atmospheric researcher and program manager at Asiaq, Greenland Survey. Application deadline August 1, 2019. 

Senior Researcher for Climate and Disaster Risk Studies at The Institute for Earth Observation at Eurac Research (Italy). Application deadline July 17, 2019. 

Scientific Programmer at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Germany) to support research activities in the Ocean Biogeochemistry Research Group. Application deadline August 5, 2019. 

National Council for Science and the Environment Annual Conference on Science in Environmental Decision-making will be held from January 6-9, 2020 in Washington, DC. Session proposals and poster presenters deadline July 12, 2019.




The Economist climate change essay competition open to people between 16 and 25 years old. Submission deadline July 31, 2019. 


US- ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP) Water-Smart Exchanges (WiSE) Program. USASCP WiSE will pair cities in the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN), water districts, and utilities with counterparts in the United States to expand the adoption of new technologies and innovative approaches to modernize and improve the management of water resources in order to improve water quality and to strengthen water security, sustainability and resiliency. Application deadline July 25, 2019. 

EPA Household Energy and Clean Indoor and Ambient Air grant to improve human health and the environment by reducing exposure in developing countries from indoor air pollution generated from household energy use. Projects should focus on capacity building, technical assistance, strengthening of policies, standards, and supply chains for household energy technologies, the transition to cleaner fuels, and information exchanges. Application deadline August 6, 2019. 

Research Fellow in cloud microphysics & macrophysics and remote sensing of Southern Ocean clouds at Monash University (Australia). Application deadline July 28, 2019. 




Postdoctoral Scientist in glacial modeling at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology. Application deadline July 15, 2019.

Professor in Soil Science and Soil Fertility at KU Leuven (Belgium). Application deadline September 30, 2019. 

Service Climatologist (Part-Time Temporary) at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Application deadline July 1, 2019. 

Intern position at the Interstate Environmental Commission at Staten Island and Port Washington, New York, to assist with field, laboratory, and office work associated with its water quality monitoring activities throughout the Tri-State area. Application deadline July 5, 2019. 

EPA Green Interns Program in Washington, DC for recent graduates with degrees in engineering, sciences, public administration, public policy, and sustainability. After the one-year program ends, Green Interns are eligible for a seamless conversion into a career-conditional appointment with EPA. Review of applications will begin June 14, 2019. 

Ninth Workshop on Data Mining in Earth System Science will be held on November 8, 2019 in Beijing, China. Paper submission deadline August 7, 2019. 

NCAR CMIP6 Hackathon will be held from October 16-18, 2019 at NCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder, Colorado and Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, New York. The 6th phase of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6), which supports the United Nations Environmental Program’s International Panel on Climate Change 6th Assessment. 








 2019 Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs (IRCP), the CRIOBE (Centre for Island Research and Environmental Observatory) Fellowships. Two grants will be awarded to young scientists (PhDs and Post-doctorates, under 35 years old) for research projects focused on the coral reefs of French Polynesia, with a socio-economic scope. Application deadline July 14, 2019. 

Program Coordinator at New Jersey Future to manage communications, working committees and member relations for Jersey Water Works. [Posted June 2, 2019]

Postdoctoral Research Associate in climate dynamics at the Climate Dynamics Group at Princeton University. [Posted May 26, 2019]



Two Research Fellow positions in the Constraining Uncertainty of Multi Decadal Climate Projections (CONSTRAIN) project investigating radiative forcing and climate emulators and atmospheric circulation at the University of Leeds (UK). Application deadline June 9, 2019.

Postdoctoral Scientist in ocean-atmospheric coupling and climate projections at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Germany). Candidate wil characterize uncertainty in present and future SST patterns and to investigate the mechanisms behind geographical and temporal changes in SST patterns. Application deadline June 15, 2019.

Policy and Science Manager for the Constraining Uncertainty of Multi Decadal Climate Projections (CONSTRAIN) project at the University of Leeds (UK). Application deadline June 9, 2019.    

Postdoctoral Scientist in atmospheric science at ETH Zurich Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science (Switzerland). Application deadline June 15, 2019.

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships-Standard European Fellowships administered by the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change Foundation. The fellowships support experienced researchers for a full time period between 12 and 24 months. Application deadline June 14, 2019.

Air Pollution Educational and Research Grant Program administered by the Mid-Atlantic States Section of the Air and Waste Management Association (MASS-A&WMA). Full-time doctoral students or post-doctoral researchers in the MASS-A&WMA region (DE, NJ, most of NY, and eastern PA) conducting environmental research on air quality, air pollution, the atmosphere, or any other closely related topic may be eligible. Application deadline June 30, 2019.

Funding from the EPA for Chemical Mechanisms to Address New Challenges in Air Quality Modeling. Application deadline June 24, 2019.

US Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant for green infrastructure, forest health improvement, and coastal wetland enhancement projects in the Great Lakes Basin. Proposal deadline June 28, 2019.





Postdoctoral position in climate change and the global hydrological cycle at UCLA. To apply send a statement of research interests and goals, and a complete CV including contact information for three references to kreich(at)

Funding from Northeast SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education) in three grant programs: Research and Education, Professional Development, and Research for Novel Approaches in Sustainable Agriculture. Pre-proposal deadline June 25, 2019. Full proposal deadline October 29, 2019.


US Embassy in Jordan Small Grants Annual Program for projects that encourage young people to take action in planning out their studies and identifying employment opportunities, inspire young people to take part in civil society and become more involved in their communities, and support broad-based, inclusive economic growth in Jordan. Open to applicants from the United States and Jordan. Proposal deadline July 15, 2019.

Ice Core Analysis and Techniques PhD school will be held from September 23-28, 2019 at the Center for Ice Climate and Geophysics, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Application deadline June 1, 2019.

27th Course in Econometric Climate Time Series Analysis will be held from August 12-16, 2019 in Heckenbeck, Germany. Registration deadline August 2, 2019.



Coastal Science Specialist
Hourly Position
June-November 2019
The Nature Conservancy Of New Jersey
Location: Delmont, NJ

Coastal Restoration Internship
June - September 2019 (unpaid)
The Nature Conservancy of New Jersey
Location: Cape May and Cumberland County, NJ

Coastal Restoration Technician Hourly Position
June - September 2019
The Nature Conservancy of New Jersey
Location: Delmont, NJ

14th Workshop on Antarctic Meteorology and Climate will be held from June 25-27, 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina. Registration and extended abstract deadline May 30, 2019.

Funding available from Earthwatch for research projects that produce rigorous, relevant, and impactful science, address global change, and actively involve citizen-scientist participants. to begin in 2021. Projects to start in 2021. Pre-proposal deadline June 9, 2019.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation NextGen 2019 Grant for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise. Proposal deadline July 21, 2019.

Postdoctoral positions in climate/ocean physics and machine learning at NYU Courant Institute. Project topics include assessing the predictability of climate phenomena, improving subgrid-scale parameterizations, the inference of climate variables/processes from sparse data (e.g. paleoproxy or satellite data), uncertainty quantification to ensemble simulations. Application deadline June 30, 2019.



National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium funding opportunity from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Proposals should focus on new solutions that remove barriers and address issues essential for cost reduction, deployment, and industry growth specific to offshore wind regions of the US. Proposal deadline December 31, 2019.

NSF/USDA NIFA Initiative Supporting Research at the Intersection of Agricultural Science, Big Data, Informatics, and Smart Communities:
Cyber Physical Systems : Deadlines:  Small and Medium submit April 1-12, 2019;Frontier Proposal submit September 12th - 26th
Information and Intelligent Systems: Deadlines: Small submit October 31,- November 14, 2019; Medium submit September 9-16, 2019; Large submit September 18-25, 2019.
Small and Connected Communities: LOI submit August 6, 2019; full proposal  September 6, 2019.

Resilience in Rapidly Changing Arctic Systems, Belmont Forum, Submission Deadline June 14, 2019.

Sixth International Summer School on Geoengineering Governance, August 5-11, 2019, Banff, Canada. For graduate students and early-career researchers. Sponsored by The Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA School of Law.

MS student in a flood modeling project sponsored by the National Science Foundation at the University of South Carolina. To apply send a statement of interest that includes academic status and expected graduation date, list of courses, brief description of prior research experiences and relevant work experiences, motivation for participating, expected personal gains, and career plans after graduation; resume, and unofficial copy of current transcript as a single PDF to samadi(at) Application deadline July 1, 2019.

Climate Data Analyst in Climate Analysis and Monitoring at Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada). Application open until position is filled.

The NextGen Consortium and Challenge opens in September 2018. Led by Starbucks and McDonald’s, the challenge aims to identify and commercialize existing and future recovery solutions for environmentally friendly single-use hot and cold paper cups, ensure single-use cups are recaptured with the highest material value through recycling and/or composting, minimize raw material use, and encourage reusability.

User Engagement and Training Specialist at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada).