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PhD Position in application of machine learning methods to regional climate predictions at The Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (Germany). To apply send a CV, description of your scientific expertise, publication list, copies of credentials including grades, and names and addresses of three academic referees in one PDF file to personal(at)hzg.de. Application deadline July 8, 2018.


PhD position in coupled data assimilation and climate predictions with the Geophysical Institute (University of Bergen) and Bjerknes Center for Climate research (Norway). Application deadline  June 20, 2018.


Postdoctoral researcher/PhD position in animating terrestrial ecosystem dynamics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany). To apply send a CV, publication list, a 1-2 page letter of motivation and contact details for two referees to almut.arneth(at)kit.edu. Application deadline July 9, 2018.


Postdoctoral fellowship in ocean-sea ice-atmosphere coupled seasonal predictions at CNRM (National Center for Meteorological Research) (France). Application deadline July 12, 2018.


Postdoctoral Research Associate in the role of atmospheric convection and clouds in climate change at the University of New South Wales (Australia). Application deadline July 13, 2018.


Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in climate extremes and their impacts with the African Climate and Development Initiative at the University of Cape Town. Application deadline July 13, 2018.


Postdoctoral Research Associate in ocean heat uptake and sea level change at the University of Reading (UK). Application deadline June 28, 2018.


Postdoctoral position in cryospheric and high mountain research with a focus on climate change related impacts at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Application deadline August 15, 2018.


Climate Change Principal Planner at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to plan, design, and implement policies and programs to reduce greenhouse gas emission in Delaware. Application deadline July 10, 2018.


Earth System Modeler in soil and vegetation biogeochemistry at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Application deadline July 31, 2018.


Energy Policy Analyst at the Compliance Division of the District of Columbia. Policy Analyst will support the Energy Administration’s policy team, with a focus on achieving the Department’s climate and energy goals. Application deadline June 19, 2018.


Funding available from the Renewable Resources Extension Act-National Focus Fund Projects available to 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Institutions to provide funds for pilot projects that address emerging forest and rangeland resource issues, have national or regional relevancy, or develop new and innovative projects that can be replicated at other institutions. Application deadline July 20, 2018.


Foundational and Applied Science Program grants available from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Application deadlines vary. [Posted June 17, 2018]


Project Scientist position, Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay. Applications will be reviewed beginning June 19th, 2018. Qualifications include graduate degree in social, behavioral, or economic sciences.


2018 NJDEP Recycling Awards to recognize businesses, government agencies, organizations, and individuals who have made significant contributions to recycling and source reduction in New Jersey. Deadline for nomination submittals is July 27, 2018.


Funding opportunity from NOAA RESTORE Science Program on identifying, tracking, understanding, and/or predicting trends and variability in the Gulf of Mexico’s living coastal and marine resources and the processes driving them. Applicants must propose work that addresses this priority in one or more of these areas of emphasis: 1) exploring trends in multiple species, 2) investigating the link between weather and/or climate and trends, and 3) examining the relationship between trends and economic activity. Application deadline October 29, 2018.


Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy is now soliciting funding proposals for its Duration Addition to Electricity Storage (DAYS) program to improve the stationary electricity storage systems incorporated into the larger electricity grid. Notice of intent deadline June 15, 2018 and full application deadline July 2, 2018.


Assistant/Associate Extension Professor in climate science at the University of Minnesota. Review of applications will begin September 14, 2018.


Air Pollution Educational and Research Grant administered by the Mid-Atlantic States Section of the Air and Waste Management Association (MASS-A&WMA). Open to 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. Application deadline June 30, 2018.


NJDEP grant competition to help communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Application deadline July 20, 2018.


NJDEP is providing grants to improve water quality in the Barnegat Bay Watershed. Email an electronic copy of project proposal to NPSgrants(at)dep.nj.gov. Application deadline August 31, 2018.


Policy Associate position at New Jersey Future in Trenton, NJ. [Posted May 20, 2018]


Various fellowships via the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research for scientists, engineers, social scientists, and humanities researchers (early career scientists (w/in 5 years of undergraduate or graduate degree) and/or current PhD researchers in Antarctic research. Application deadline July 11, 2018.


Various short-term and long-term fellowships with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. [Posted May 20, 2018]


EMBO Fellowships to support international postdoctoral and pre-doctoral research experience. Applications accepted throughout the year, [Posted May 20, 2018]


Applications now being accepted for the Pamela and Alexander F. Skutch Research Award to support research into the life histories of little known birds of the continental Neotropics, including Trinidad and Tobago; applicants can include amateur or proffesional ornithologists. Application deadline July 15, 2018.


Lecturer/Senior lecturer positions in climate science and paleoclimate modelling at the University of Melbourne. Application deadline July 15, 2018.


Postdoctoral Fellowship in the mathematics of climate extremes at CSIRO (Tasmania). Application deadline June 26, 2018.


The 2018 Artists and Climate Change Incubator, open to artists, activists, and educators who want to engage or further their engagement with climate change through artistic practices, will be held from August 6- August 10, 2018 in New York City. [posted May 13, 2018].


Fall undergraduate internship at the Department of Justice Environmental and Natural Resources Division in Washington, DC. Application deadline July 1, 2018.  More information pdf here (1.47 MB) and pdf here (90 KB) .


PhD position in the influence of anthropogenic climate change on health impacts of Australians at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Send a CV, full academic transcript, and names of up to three academic referees to arccss.grad(at)unsw.edu.au. Application deadline June 20, 2018.


Funding available from the National Science Foundation in Growing Convergence Research. Application deadline October 15, 2018 for FY 2019 funding.


Economic Development Administration is now accepting applications for Disaster Supplemental Relief Funding. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.


UCAR is accepting proposals for short-term research collaboration opportunities at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.


Applications now open to PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in natural, economics and social sciences for the 2018 Allianz Climate Risk Research Award on the topic “climate risk: real-time information and new technologies.” Application deadline July 1, 2018.


Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes is now accepting applications for the Climate and Weather Extremes Tutorial to be held August 1- August 3, 2018 at the NCAR Foothills Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado. Registration open until filled.


Climate Risk Analysis is now accepting applications for the 23rd Summer Course in Climate Time Series Analysis to be held from August 20-August 24, 2018 in Germany. Registration deadline August 10, 2018.


Climate System Analysis Group is now accepting applications for the course using climate information for adaptation and policy development to be held from July 2-July 6, 2018 at the University of Cape Town (South Africa).


Environmental statistician Michael Stein of the University of Chicago is the Rutgers’ Inaugural Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. He will be teaching an advanced course in Statistics of the Earth System in the fall 2018 semester. Those interested in participating in the course should fill out this survey. 

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