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Student Hourly Positions with Rutgers Climate Institute for Academic Year 2020-2021
Rutgers Climate Institute is looking for highly motivated Rutgers students (undergraduate and graduate students are eligible) to fulfill hourly positions beginning this summer and through the 2020-2021 academic year.  One position is for webmaster, requiring proficiency with JOOMLA Content Management System or a demonstrated ability to pick it up quickly.  Other positions center on developing website, social media and promotional content; website and social media maintenance; assistance with events and some research. Applicants should demonstrate excellent writing and organizational skills and keen attention to detail. To apply, submit a resume (please identify two references) and a writing sample via email no later than 5:00 PM April 8, 2020  to Dr. Marjorie Kaplan, Associate Director, Rutgers Climate Institute (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Biological Science Administrator (Program Director), National Science Foundation, Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems Program,  Antarctic Sciences Section, Office of Polar Programs, Directorate for Geosciences.  Application deadline April 27, 2020.

Two Research Fellowship positions in Energy Justice and Transitions with the  Sussex Energy Group, within the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex Business School.  Application Deadline April 27, 2020. 

Licentiate position on climate-fire interactions at The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Application deadline April 10, 2020. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in meteorological and climatological extreme events at the University of Birmingham (UK). Application deadline April 16, 2020. (job posting 95923).  

Postdoctoral position in the variability of the circulation in the Greenland Sea at the Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale (France). Application deadline April 20, 2020. 

Postdoctoral Scientist in cloudiness and its mesoscale organization in the tropics using large-eddy simulation at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Germany). Application deadline April 30, 2020. 

Research Scientist in Climate Data Quality Control at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (Spain). Application deadline April 30, 2020. 

Research Fellow in climate extremes at Monash University (Australia). Application deadline April 12, 2020. 

Associate Professors and Postdoc Researchers in computational fluid dynamics and turbulent flows in environmental systems at Southern University of Science and Technology (China). [Posted March 29, 2020] 




Two PhD positions in the characteristics and development of severe convective storms at Central Michigan University. Application deadline May 10, 2020.

PhD position in computer science and engineering at Clemson University (South Carolina). Student to develop intelligent computing systems for flood forecasting and assessment. To apply, send a statement of interest, resume, and unofficial copy of current transcript in a single PDF to samadi(at) [Posted March 22, 2020]


PhD program in Science and Management of Climate Change, a joint initiative between Ca’Foscari University of Venice, the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), and Instituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS). Application deadline April 21, 2020.

Post Doc Research Position in macro-financial systems and the low-carbon transition at RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment in Milan (Italy). Application deadline April 19, 2020.

Professor of Physical Geography with expertise in climate change adaptation and/or mitigation at Maynooth University (Ireland). Applications prioritized from highly qualified female candidate to meet Ireland’s Senior Academic Leadership Initiative and its goal to increase gender equality in higher education. Application deadline June 28, 2020.

Program Coordinator at the Arizona Institute for Resilient Ecosystems and Communities for the University Climate Change Coalition. Applications open until position is filled. [Posted March 22, 2020]

Physical Science Administrator (Program Director), Office of Assistant Director, Directorate for Geosciences. National Science Foundation.  Application closing date is April 2, 2020.

Earth Leadership Program to provide researchers with the skills, approaches, and theoretical frameworks for catalyzing change to address sustainability challenges. Open to mid-career academic environmental scientists from North America. Application deadline May 29, 2020. 

Two-year Pollution Prevention (P2) grants for projects that provide technical assistance to businesses and their facilities to help them develop and adopt source reduction practices. Application deadline April 30, 2020.

Two-year Source Reduction Assistance (SRA) grants for research, investigation, study, demonstration, education and training using source reduction approaches. Application deadline May 15, 2020.

DOE GFO Solar Energy Technologies Office FY 2020 Funding Program to advance R&D of solar technologies including cyber security, agricultural solar, solar and storage, artifical intelligence. Application deadline May 21, 2020.

Two Postdoctoral Associate Positions in atmospheric science and renewable energy applications at Cornell University. Application deadline May 1, 2020.

American Council on Germany McCloy Fellowships on Global Trends for research in urbanization, climate change and sustainability, technological breakthroughs, and demographics and social change. Open to experts from journalism, the public sector, think tanks, nonprofits, law, and cultural organizations. Application deadline June 1, 2020.

Grants from the Wildlife Conservation Society Climate Adaptation Fund for one to two-year projects that implement science-driven, on-the-ground actions that assist wildlife and ecosystems to adapt to climate change at a landscape scale. Pre-proposal deadline April 8, 2020.



The National Science Foundation invites proposals to establish a Navigating the New Arctic Community Office (NNA-CO). Research projects should improve understanding of Arctic change and its local and global effects. Full proposal deadline June 10, 2020.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension is hosting their annual Coastal Stewardship course as part of the Barnegat Bay Shellfish Restoration Program (BBSRP). Meets in the spring and fall in Toms River or via webinar. Cost: $75/person. Registration deadline April 28, 2020.

Interdisciplinary Methods for Social-Ecological Systems Science field course will be held from June 1-19, 2020 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center. Registration deadline March 1, 2020.


DARE-UK International Summer School on Global Greenhouse Gases will be held from July 12-18, 2020 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. Application deadline April 15, 2020.


PhD position in Lagrangian analysis and modeling of correlated weather and climate extremes at the University of Hamburg (Germany). Application deadline March 2, 2020. 

NOAA Ocean Acidification Program Education Mini-Grant Initiative for ocean acidification education and outreach programs. Application deadline April 3, 2020.


National Science Foundation seeks submissions of proposals for Conferences and EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) on themes submitted to the NSF 2026 Idea Machine, including climate. Conference proposal deadline March 15, 2020 and EAGER research concept outline due March 1, 2020.

Call for Papers of Undergraduate Research and Climate Change for Spring 2021 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research. Proposal deadline April 7, 2020.


Call for Papers for Special Issue on Climate Change and Mental Health in Clinical Social Work Journal. Submission deadline April 15, 2020.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in environmental engineering working at the interface of atmospheric science, air quality, and sustainability at Rutgers University. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 with an intended position start date of September 1, 2020. More information here.


Instructional Assistant Professor in the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University. Review of applications will begin January 22, 2020.

Post-Bachelor’s Student with the Computational Earth Science Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory (New Mexico). [Posted December 15, 2019] 

Social Media Internship for Solve Climate by 2030 national climate educate project. Internship to run from February 3, 2020 to April 15, 2020. [Posted December 15, 2019] 

Various Phd Positions in regional climate modelling of wind resources, forecasting wind resources, and two-way meso-micro coupling for wind farm planning, forecasting and nowcasting at KU Leuven (Belgium). Application deadline May 31, 2020.