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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.


PhD Opportunities


The Center for Climate Physics of the Institute for Basic Science and the Department of the Climate System at Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of Korea, invites applications for a PhD position in climate system dynamics, extremes events and climate risks in the group of Prof. Christian Franzke. Interested candidates should send a complete application package (CV; motivation letter describing background, training and research interests matching the position; degree certificates; and contact information of two references) as a single PDF file to Prof. Christian Franzke (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Applications due September 30, 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 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 United States Geological Survey is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct research on climate impacts. Applications due September 15, 2021.


The University at Albany, SUNY is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position, fully funded by the NSF, within Mathias Vuille’s research group, which focuses on human-environment interactions in MesoAmerica during the Mid-Holocene. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, a current CV with list of publications, and the names and contact information of three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The Professorship for Land Surface-Atmosphere Interactions at the Technical University of Munich has a 3-year Postdoc position for climate impact, mitigation and adaptation modelling with the LPJ-GUESS dynamic vegetation model. Please send your application as a single PDF file, including a cover letter, CV, a brief description of scientific achievements and interests, and contact information of two referees before September 15 to Dr. Andy Krause (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


The University of Missouri’s School of Natural Resources is seeking a postdoctoral fellow for a period of two years. Applications due September 27, 2021.


The Center for Global Change Science (CGCS) at MIT is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to work on using machine learning methods and observations to improve the parameterizations of land surface methane biogeochemistry model and the understanding of key processes and controls underlying CH4 emissions. For additional information, please contact Dr. Xiang Gao at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. [Posted August 30, 2021]


The CycloAstro Project is seeking six postdoctoral fellows for scientific research projects conducted at six different universities. [Posted August 30, 2021]


Prof. Buermann at Augsburg University has an opening for a 3 year Postdoctoral position on his research team. The team carries out a broad spectrum of fundamental and applied research on the human impact on the Earth system. Please submit your comprehensive application (personal research abstract, CV, study certificates, main publications, two reference contacts) as a single PDF-document by September 20, 2021 via email to Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Beuermann (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


The Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has immediate openings for two postdoctoral research associates with experience in fire, vegetation, or crop modeling. Direct applications and questions regarding this position to Chonggang Xu (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), Alex Jonko (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), and Kurt Solander (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). Review of applications will begin September 20, 2021.


The Southern University of Science and Technology in China is seeking two postdoctoral researchers to develop resilient adaptation measures in response to climate change influenced flooding. Apply by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information: CV, published scientific articles, description of achievements, statement of interest, and contact information. Positions will remain open until filled. More info about the project here. [Posted August 23, 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.


ESMRC seeks a dedicated ESMRC Postdoctoral Researcher with experience in the agricultural field related to soil science. Apply at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. [Posted August 2, 2021]


This South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) seeks a Postdoctoral Associate to serve as a Climate Adaptation Specialist. [Posted August 2, 2021]


Postdoctoral in modeling of marsh responses to sea-level rise at the University of South Carolina (SC). [Posted March 14, 2021]


Postdoctoral Researcher in Ecology or Paleoecology to study spatial and temporal patterns on soil arthropods and climate change at Rutgers University (NJ). [Posted March 7, 2021]


Job Opportunities.


The Soil Health Institute is seeking to hire a Soil Health Systems Extension Specialist to lead an outreach program specifically designed to encourage and enable producers to adopt soil health management practices. To apply, send cover letter, resume/C.V., copy of college transcripts (unofficial copy is okay) and the contact information of 2 references to: Cristine Morgan, Chief Scientific Officer, Soil Health Institute, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Apply by September 15, 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 Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks a broadly-trained Physical Geographer with a specialization in Environmental Change in the Common Era for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting 1 August 2022. Applications due September 27, 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 Environmental Science of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus is seeking a Scientific Program Manager for the Luquillo Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LUQ) located in El Yunque National Forest in eastern Puerto Rico. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent including a statement of career goals, curriculum vitae, copy of university transcripts, and contact information for three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. [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 National Science Foundation is seeking a Disciplinary Programs Section Head in their Division of Earth Sciences. Apply by September 23, 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]


New Jersey Future is hiring a Program Associate to support several of the organization’s programs and assist with various organizational projects and tasks. Applications can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. [Posted June 28th, 2021]


New Jersey Future is looking to hire a Director of Water Policy and Practice (WPP). The WPP is responsible for reporting to the Managing Director of Policy and Water, will drive change in the policy and practice of stormwater management, lead-safe drinking water, and water infrastructure policies more generally while advancing NJF’s broader mission. Applications can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. [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.


Multiple Research Technicians in Coastal Ecosystems Ecology and Biogeochemistry at Roberts Lab of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry (LA). [Posted March 14, 2021]


Physical Science Administrator, Division of Earth Sciences (EAR), Directorate of Geosciences (GEO), the National Science Foundation (VA). [Posted March 7, 2021]


Program Director, Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, National Science Foundation (VA). [Posted March 7, 2021]


Program Director for The Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation of The National Science Foundation (VA). [Posted January 31, 2021].


Early Career Scientist Fellowships


Scholarships


Internships


Internship with the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Wilson Center. Interns will contribute to the blog New Security Beat. Applications can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. [Posted June 28th, 2021]


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]


Interns for policy and communications work Summer 2021, Center for Progressive Reform. [Posted February 21, 2021].


Grants/Funding Opportunities


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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Program Office (WPO) has released its fiscal year (FY) 2022 solicitation for approximately 56 new awards with a total of $16.5 million in available funds per year. This year’s topics span from weather and oceanic observations, earth system modeling, atmospheric science, and related social and economic impacts. The six competitions for FY 2022 are: Fire Weather and Atmospheric Composition, Climate Testbed, Weather Testbeds, Joint Technology Transfer Initiative, Subseasonal-to seasonal, and Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment in the United States. Letters of intent due September 14, 2021.


The National Science Foundation is awarding the Alan T. Waterman Award, its highest honor, to outstanding young researchers. Each awardee will receive a grant of $1,000,000 over five years. Nominations are accepted here until September 20, 2021.


The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is seeking a qualified contractor to conduct an evaluation of resilience investments made through two grantmaking programs: the National Coastal Resilience Fund and the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Program. Proposals due September 26, 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 NSF is accepting grant proposals for its joint DMS/NIGMS initiative to support research at the interface of the biological and mathematical sciences. Awards of up to $1,200,000. Apply by September 20, 2021.


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]


MS Research Assistantships for living shoreline restoration project and human disturbances in sand shoal habitats at The Roberts Lab at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium. [Posted March 14, 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].


Award Nominations


Call for Submissions/Papers


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.


International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography (ICSHMO) is calling members of AMOS, MetSoc & AMS as well as the meteorological and oceanographic community to submit abstracts for the 2022 Conference taking place in Christchurch, New Zealand and virtually. Abstracts due September 19, 2021.


The Global Council for Science and the Environment seeks proposals for panel sessions, five- minute flash talks, and poster presentations at its GCSE 2022 Annual Conference The Road to 2030: Tipping Points for a Climate Positive Future. Submissions due September 20, 2021.


Call for papers Ocean Sciences Meeting 2022 for the session "Tropical Pacific process study experiments: Improved understanding through observations, modeling and data assimilation". Papers due September 15, 2021. More information here.


Call for papers Ocean Sciences Meeting 2022 is calling for the session "Subtropical Air-Sea Interaction." Papers due September 15, 2021. More information here.


Comments/Service Opportunities


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.


Courses


Building A Better World: Women and Climate Justice. Sponsored by Agnes Scott College. September 23-25, 2021.


Northwest Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change (NW RISCC) 2021 Virtual Symposium. September 15-16, 2021.


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.


Sustainability Minor for Rutgers Undergraduates. Open to students in any curriculum. Flyer here.


Engagement/Outreach

LabX, a part of the Creative Engagement team at the National Academy of Sciences, is launching a new social media feature called Scientists at Home. It will feature scientists sharing their most interesting/unique/weird/odd/meaningful object they own. To participate, fill out this form and return a completed release form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey is hiring a Climate Resilience Manager and a Cities
Program Manager. Application Deadline Monday, May 24, 11:59 PM.
Blue Climate Strategy is hiring a Senior Director and Director. [Posted May 17, 2021]
Climate Fellowship to study the impact of food waste on climate change at ReFed. Applications
due May 23rd, 2021.
Second Nature Climate Programs Manager. Application period closes May 28, 2021.