Climate Jobs, Internships, Scholarships and Fellowships

Oregon Sea Grant Research and Scholars Program Coordinator Position. Applications due August 19, 2018. Oregon Sea Grant is hiring a Research and Scholars Program Coordinator to support OSG’s competitive research process and student scholars program. Activities include proposal and project management, assessment, and reporting. The successful applicant will have a foundation in the physical and social sciences, or with policy/administration (MS level), and must:

  • set priorities and meet deadlines
  • manage multiple projects/activities simultaneously, solve problems, make effective decisions, and work independently
  • possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • work effectively as part of a team
  • promote and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion

For complete application details, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/64329. Contact Sarah Kolesar (sarah.kolesar@oregonstate.edu) with any questions.

Natural Resources Biologist Wildlife, Forest County Potawatomi. Deadline to apply: August 21, 2018. Under general supervision of the FCPC Environmental Sciences Manager, collects and analyzes environmental data that is used to determine the health and quality of the natural resources on Tribal lands.  Conducts research and projects in support of department goals and objectives.  Predominately performs work in relation to the identified science area; however regular work in the other environmental science areas will be required.  https://www.fcpotawatomi.com/job/natural-resources-biologist-wildlife/

California Sea Grant (CASG) Director. Deadline for Applications is August 24, 2018. The Director assumes overall responsibility for leadership and programmatic oversight of CASG, and has national, state-wide, and university-wide responsibilities. Working with a team that includes 18 staff members, 9 extension specialists and an extension director (each of whom holds an academic position), the Director secures financial support for the program and builds successful partnerships across numerous and diverse constituencies within and beyond the state of California. The Director facilitates high-impact research, outreach, fellowship and communications activities to increase the understanding of, responsible interaction with, and use of California’s ocean and coastal resources. The Director leads the CASG Management Team that also includes the extension director, business manager, and communications coordinator. Interested applicants must apply online at the UCSD Job Bulletin. For questions about this position, contact Dr. Doug Bartlett at dbartlett@ucsd.edu

Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is hiring an Actionable Science Postdoctoral Fellow. Preference will be given to applications received by September 5, 2018. The University of Washington College of the Environment invites applications for a Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Actionable Science Postdoctoral Fellow. The NW CASC is one of eight regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers dedicated to delivering science that helps wildlife, water, land and people adapt to a changing climate. Research supported by the NW CASC provides objective scientific information and strategies that Northwest managers of land, water, wildlife and cultural resources can use to anticipate, monitor and adapt to climate change. This position requires a PhD in an area of natural or social science related to climate change and demonstrated experience working at the interface of climate science and decision-making. This is a full-time, 12-month term appointment with potential for extension. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience.  For a complete job description and application requirements, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/52841

USGS Mendenhall Research Postdoctoral Fellowship. Deadline to apply is September 12, 2018. This Mendenhall Research Fellowship will provide an excellent opportunity for an early career researcher to work collaboratively with U.S. Geological Survey scientists and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service managers to provide scientific information through analyses and models that will support consequential decision making. For more information, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/506520700

Graduate Fellowship in Native American Forestry at School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University. Deadline to Apply is October 1, 2018. Two Master’s-level fellowships are available in the School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University (NAU), Flagstaff, AZ. The fellowship program is supported by the US Department of Agriculture under Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program.  The program goal is to produce the next generation of Native American leaders. Fellows are expected to conduct research aimed at managing resilient forest agroecosystems in tribal lands, and engaging in tribal outreach, teaching and community engagement. For more information, contact Dr. Yeon-Su Kim at ysk@nau.edu (or call 928-523-6643). http://www.itcnet.org/about_us/scholarships.html