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Opportunities

Opportunities

Be sure to check our calendar for more upcoming conferences and workshops!


Upcoming Conferences & Workshops


Texas Resilience 2020

**Postponed until Fall 2020**The inaugural Texas Resilience conference is a two-day event focused on enhancing resilience across the State by strengthening and providing a platform to share experiences, tools, resources, and knowledge. To see sponsorship opportunities, click here.


Native Youth Community Adaptation Leadership & Congress

Summary: Taking place June 27-July 2, 2020 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, Native American, Alaskan Native and Pacific Islander Hgih School Students can participate. As future leaders, students will develop conservation knowledge and skills to address environmental change and conservation challenges to better serve their communities. Click here for further information.


Proposals & Grants

Research Opportunity

Summary: The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) announces its Spring 2020 Request for Proposals (RFP) for collaborative team-based research projects that synthesize existing data, methods, theories, and tools to address a pressing socio-environmental problem. The deadline for proposals is March 30, 2020. Learn more about this opportunity here.


Climate Program Office Funding Opportunity

Summary: The Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, and the Climate Program Office has announced a new funding opportunity for FY2020. In FY20, approximately $13 million will be available for approximately 90 new awards pending budget appropriations. It is anticipated that most awards will be at a funding level between $50,000 and $300,000 per year with exceptions for larger awards. For more information on deadlines, how and where to submit, click on the following link below.

WaterSMART Funding Opportunity link: https://cpo.noaa.gov/Funding-Opportunities/FY-2020-Notice-of-Funding-Opportunity#NOFOGlance


Scholarships & Internships

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Helpful Resources

Undergraduate Scholarships — opportunities from a variety of private and federal funders for students pursuing STEM.

Graduate Funding for Masters Students — funding opportunities for Masters-level students in STEM

Graduate Funding for PhD Students — funding opportunities including funding from NSF, NASA, and NIH.

Resources on how to build a strong application


Job Postings

Director Regional Climate Hub

Summary: Deadline is May 5, 2020. Location is El Reno, OK. A few of the responsibilities include: Ensuring the Hub’s Partnerships/ Coordination; Research; Information Synthesis/Tool Development; Assessments; Education; Communication and delivery strategy; and adaptation and mitigation and mitigation demonstrations are accomplished. Oversee the various projects involving subdivision of activities into separate phases. Serve as a key conduit for communicating stakeholder?s needs to the research leadership within agency/USDA and other research institutions. Collaborate with Federal and state research organizations to identify USDA Climate change research within the region and to integrate results of the research into the Climate Hub deliverables. Apply here.


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Summary: University of Georgia. Applications to be reviewed April 13, 2020. Provide statistical and technical assistance to the National Park Service’s Inventory and Monitoring Division, with a focus on developing interactive data dashboards for reviewing and analyzing longterm monitoring data for a variety of resources (including but not limited to water, vegetation, cave biota, and amphibians). The postdoctoral research associate will also assist with the review of monitoring protocols (such as power analyses and evaluating data variability and recommending changes to reduce variability); develop methods and tools for quality-control review, analysis, and visualization of data; prepare and provide statisticalsupport reports; present research results to partners and at scientific conferences; publish in peer-reviewed literature; assist with development of research proposals. Learn more here. Apply here. posting number: G/R07776P.


Applied Scientist II

Summary: Director of Science and Freshwater Programs provides science leadership and scientific support for Vermont conservation initiatives within The Nature Conservancy’s strategic conservation priorities. Additionally, they provide strategic leadership on freshwater resilience, river restoration, and climate adaptation projects and programs in Vermont. They supervise and manage staff and work within a team structure to share scienceacross programmatic functions. Learn more about this position here.


Chief of Physical Science & Landscape Ecology

Summary: Job will be open until 75 applications are received or April 20, 2020. Position will serve as a senior principal advisor in the management of natural resources and is responsible for program development and implementation. Direct an intricate program of natural resource management activities that involve sensitive and complex issues that may impact a wide variety of park issues. Carries out project management duties including developing work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and grant writing to accomplish program goals. Administers and tracks base and project funds and prepares accomplishment reports. Maintains awareness of applicable funding sources within and outside National Park Service. Location is El Portal, CA. Relocation pay included. Learn more and apply here.


Science Translator

Summary: Application Review Starts April 1, 2020. The Science Translator will work with the Assistant Director and other South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) staff to implement our science communications strategy, engage with stakeholders, and develop content for and update our website. The incumbent will be responsible for translating South Central CASC science through factsheets, newsletters, social media, etc. to promote, facilitate, and improve the use of climate science in natural and cultural resource management decisions; strengthening internal communications and partnerships across the South Central CASC consortium through webinars and conference calls; and leading the design of new webpages and update online content using WordPress. This position also will work with other Federal and fellow CASC staff to ensure consistent messaging across the National CASC network, as well as serve as the main point of contact for communication requests from the National Climate Adaptation Science Center. In addition, the Science Translator will assist South Central CASC staff in engaging with stakeholders, planning and implementing workshops and meeting, and compiling material for reports.

Learn more here. To apply, submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample here. Job #200770.


Assistant Professor: Climate Resilience

Summary: Deadline is April 1, 2020 or until filled. The Agricultural Sciences Department, within the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences (CAFLS) at Clemson University, is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Climate Resilience. This position is foundational to a state-wide, strategic water initiative. The position is a 12-month Research and Extension appointment and is located at the SC Water Resources Center ten minutes from main campus. Learn more and apply here.


Postdoctoral Opportunity

Summary: This is an exciting opportunity to couple cutting-edge approaches of translational ecology and knowledge coproduction with the strengths of decision science to investigate a national strategy for Department of Interior operationalization of climate change refugia conservation. The postdoctoral fellow will 1. Lead national workshops so that refugia research can be incorporated to reduce uncertainty and improve management; and 2. Lead regional workshops focused that function as case studies; and 3. Write a synthetic paper for peer-reviewed publication taking a national view of how climate change refugia can be identified and managed.

Postdoctoral Opportunity — University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA. For further details and where to apply, follow the link below: https://www.climaterefugia.org/postdoc