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Postdoctoral position focused on relocation in a changing climate Beginning January 1, 2018. Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Complete information here.  (Posted September 18, 2017).

Nominations for IPCC Working Group I, II, III. The U.S. Department of State seeks nominations for U.S. scientists with requisite expertise to serve as Lead Authors or Review Editors on Working Group I, II, and III to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Respective tables-of-contents can be viewed on the USGCRP Open Notices page, with additional background information and the nominations vehicle itself found on the USGCRP Public Contributions System. The USGCRP nominations system for this process will be disabled on Tuesday, 24 October 2017, and a nominations package transmitted on behalf of the U.S. IPCC Focal Point on 27 October.

Faculty Research Assistant/ Research Associate position available for a combination program manager/ regional extension climate specialist at Oregon State University. Application deadline October 2, 2017. More information here.

Two Postdoctoral positions available concerning sea level change and ocean heat uptake at the University of Reading (UK). Application deadline October 9, 2017. More information here.

Post-doctoral position at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to help discover how different management practices affect crop yields, soil carbon pools and other ecosystems. Application deadline October 15, 2017. Applications including curriculum vitae, copy of certificates, list of publications, short outline of research interests and information of two references should be sent to almut.arneth(at)kit.edu.

Post-doctoral position available in paleoclimate modelling at the LOPS Center in France. Application deadline September 30, 2017. Email cover letter, CV, and information of two references to Thierry.Huck(at)univ-brest.fr.

Postdoctoral research positions available in aerosol, cloud and precipitation interactions at the University of Oxford. Application deadline October 20, 2017. More information here.

Lecturer position available in climate science at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. Application deadline October 13, 2017. More information here.

PhD Student Position in Climate Modeling at urban and regional scale with Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel. To apply send a single PDF including CV, statement of research experience and interests, transcript, link to masters thesis, and 2+ references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Postdoctoral Research Associate Position available in sea ice predictability at Princeton University. Application deadline November 15, 2017. More information and to apply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Programme Manager position available for Global challenges research fund for African science for weather information and forecasting techniques in the United Kingdom at the University of Leeds. Application deadline October 2, 2017. More information here.

PhD Student Application in physical geography on integrated modelling of ice volume changes in the Antarctic at the Department of Physical Geography at Stockholm University in Sweden. Application deadline September 30, 2017. More information here.

Assistant Professor position in paleoclimatology/geography at Montclair State University. Application deadline October 20, 2017. To apply send one electronic application containing a cover letter, CV, statement of interests and information of three references to EAESsearch(at)montclair.edu.

Associate Conservationist, Climate Change Position available to work on climate change adaptation within the Wildlife Conservation Society Americas Program (covering North and South America). Located in Bozeman, Montana with potential to work at another WCS office. Applications must be submitted online here or by searching jobs here with the keyword “climate change”. Questions may be sent to Dr. Molly Cross at mcross(at)wcs.org. (posted August 29, 2017).

 Senior Climate Scientist/Earth System and Climate Change Hub Leader dual position available at the CSIRO Climate Science Centre in Hobart, Melbourne, or Canberra, Australia. More information and application available here. (posted August 29, 2017).

Lab Manager position available at The University of Rochester Ice Core Laboratory, New York. More information on the position available here, searching for Job ID 203243. Information on the Ice Core Lab available here. To apply, submit a statement of interest, resume, and contact info for at least 3 references. For application submissions or questions, contact Vasilii Petrenko at vasilii.petrenko(at)rochester.edu. (posted August 29, 2017).

Post-doctoral fellowships available in the Mesoscale Modeling Group of Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques in Toulouse, France. Candidates should have knowledge of data assimilation and possibly land surface modeling, and/or remote sensing of continental surfaces. They should be familiar with programming data analysis in Python, with Linux, and FORTRAN. To apply, send resume, a motivation letter, and the contact information of two references to Jean-Christophe-Calvet at jean-christophe.calvet(at)meteo.fr. Application deadline is September 30, 2017.

2 Research Scientist Positions available at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. The first position is on global ground breaking high resolution ocean atmosphere modelling and deadline is October 15, 2017. The second one is on sea ice modelling, variability and predictability and deadline is September 24, 2017.

Postdoctoral position available on parameterization of sub-grid-scale effects on surface fluxes over ocean using high-resolution simulations as a part of the CNRM climate research group in Toulouse, France. Application deadline September 30, 2017. More information here.

Multiple Positions available with the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation. More information here. (Posted August 21, 2017).

Scientist/ Post doctoral Position available in capturing data for an evaluation of an urban climate model at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. Applications with CV, short letter of motivation and information of two references to Stefan.emeis(at)kit.edu by October 1, 2017.

MS Graduate Assistantship position available in physical oceanography and climate dynamics at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi. Contact tshinoda(at)tamucc.edu if interested.

Postdoctoral Position available in mesoscale modeling and mountain climate at the University of California- Santa Barbara. Next review date  August 30, 2017. Final application date September 20, 2017 if job has not been filled. More information here.

National Science Foundation announced funding of a total of $11 million as a part of the Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2). The goal of research funded under the interdisciplinary P2C2 solicitation is to utilize key geological, chemical, atmospheric (gas in ice cores), and biological records of climate system variability to provide insights into the mechanisms and rate of change that characterized Earth's past climate variability, the sensitivity of Earth's climate system to changes in forcing, and the response of key components of the Earth system to these changes. Application deadline for October 20, 2017. More information here. 

Social Media Internship position at Climate Access. Internship to begin in September 2017 - January 2018. Undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates will work remotely on a project that is using virtual reality technology as a means to experience flooding and flooding solutions. The internship is unpaid but academic credit may be an option. Complete details pdf here (91 KB) .


 A workshop with the theme of “Deconstructing Participatory Climate Governance: Innovation or Business as Usual”, will be held at Science Po Bordeaux in France from October 26- October 27, 2017. More information here.   


Fish and Wildlife Service funding total of $14 million for the Coastal Program provide direct technical assistance and financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Projects should specify benefits for species and habitats considering the expected effects of climate change. FWS will favor conservation activities and projects that incorporate ecosystem adaptation and help coastal ecosystems and communities adapt to the effects of sea level rise and greenhouse gases. Application deadline September 30, 2017. More information here.


Postdoctoral Position available in climate variability at local scale using observations and simulations at the LATMOS in Guyancourt, France. Application including curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and the contact information of two references should be emailed to marjolaine.chiriaco(at)latmos.ipsl.fr.


MS Graduate Assistantship available in physical oceanography and climate dynamics in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University. Email tshinoda(at)tamucc.edu for any inquiries. More information here.


PhD Studentship available on cold surges over western Europe: mechanisms underlying variability and change at Durham University, United Kingdom. More information here.


Postdoctoral Position available in biology, oceanography, geology and geophysics at the Alfred Wegener Institute Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. For more information email Thomas.jung(at)awi.de.


Postdoctoral Fellowship Position available in land-atmosphere interactions in cold environments at the University of Oslo (Norway). More information here.


Postdoctoral Fellowship position available in land atmosphere earth system modeling at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Applications will be accepted until the role is filled. Email application to pgh25(at)cornell.edu.


Postdoctoral Position available in satellite based data assimilation for soil moisture estimation at KU Leuven, Belgium. Apply here.


Visiting Scientist Software Engineer/ Programmer Position available to focus on development of an experimental service for disseminating observational and short-range oceanographic forecast guidance in a format usable by electronic navigation systems for testing by commercial partners at the NOAA Office of Coast Survey in Silver Spring, Maryland. Email application and further questions to cpaess-apply(at)ucar.edu.


Post-Doctoral Position available for the Representation of the convective boundary-layer dynamics: use of an automatic tuning tool in the 1D/LES framework to improve parameterizations at the CNRM in France. For more information email fleur.couvreux(at)meteo.fr.


Fish and Wildlife Service announced funding of a total of $14 million to provide direct technical assistance and financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Application deadline for Coastal Program is September 30, 2017. More information here.

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