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Opportunities

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


Job Postings

Multiple Positions at North Carolina State University

Summary: Posted January 15, 2021.

The North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (NCICS) has three open positions for various types of climate science research. NCICS is located in Asheville, NC at the National Centers for Environmental Information. It is part of North Carolina State University (NCSU) and successful applicants will be NCSU employees. The openings include a Senior Research Scientist, a Research Associate, and Postdoctoral Research Scholar. The links to these positions are:


Postdoctoral Fellow Position

Summary: Posted November 30, 2020. The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Oklahoma State University  is seeking qualified individuals to work on a research project funded through the South Central CASC. The research aims to understand the nexus of climate change and prescribed fire risk analysis, tolerance, and communication. 


Postdoctoral Scholar

Summary: Posted November 3, 2020. The University of New Hampshire is looking for candidates to fill two postdoctoral scholar positions, one in Ecology and another in Earth & Enviornmental Sciences. Click the links to learn more.


USDA Midwest Climate Hub Coordinator

Summary: Posted October 15, 2020. Deadline: October 27, 2020. This position will help drive solutions to climate and agriculture issues in the Midwest. The Coordinator will work with partners across the federal government and with state and non-governmental agencies.


Fish and Wildlife Biologist

Summary: Job remains open until 500 applications received. Multiple locations and positions available. Minimum qualifaction is a BS in biology or equivalent experience. Learn more and apply by clicking the button.


Atmospheric Data Scientist/Agricultural Meteorologist

Summary: Company: Corteva Agriscience located in Johnston, IA. “We need an Atmospheric Data Scientist, Climatologist, Meteorologist, or Ag Meteorologist to collaborate with visionary crop and crop protection scientists, agronomists, plant breeders, data scientists and engineers to build digitally enabled science and business capabilities.” Position requires a MS or Ph.D. with experience and proficiency with python or R. For a full list of requirements and position responsibilities, check out their website.


Research Civil Engineer (Research Associate)

Summary: Deadline is ongoing until filled. Location: Stillwater, OK. The Develop a pilot program to monitor and inspect approximately five dams within the Stillwater Creek Watershed. Collect data to develop a cloud based database network that can be used to update and expand Windows Dam Analysis Modules (WinDAM) or to be used by other dam monitoring applications like DamWatch. Learn more and apply below.


Upcoming Conferences & Workshops

Earth to Sky Academy

Summary: Want a stronger community of climate science communicators in your region? Become an Earth to Sky Regional Leader! In support of our community’s interest in a regional approach for climate communication, Earth to Sky (ETS) has begun developing Regional Communities of Practice in Climate Communication. Each is led by a Regional Leadership Team that has received a week’s training at an ETS Academy, followed by ongoing mentoring and support from ETS Central Leadership. The next Earth to Sky Academy will be held January 25-29, 2021 at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD. The Academy is tuition-free.


18th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop

Summary: The meeting is set to happen next April 20-22, 2021, in Phoenix, AZ. The same venue has been confirmed for those new dates. We are hoping that next spring will be a safer time for travel and professional conferences. The organizing team will be reconvening in the early fall to start up the planning process again. The integrated theme and session/focus areas will remain the same and the agenda will remain as similar as possible to this year’s current draft, with updates as needed. To keep up-to-date with the conference, check out their website


Internships

The William M. Lapenta NOAA Internship Program

Summary: Posted December 2, 2020. Open to undergraduate or graduate students, this summer intern program is 10 weeks in length and offers multiple project areas.


Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Summary: Posted January 15, 2021. This particular REU is for the National Weather Center in Norman, OK. Open to undergraduate or graduate students, this summer intern program is 10 weeks in length and offers multiple project areas.


Proposals, Grants & Scholarships

STEM Scholarship & Fellowships

Summary: Posted September 30, 2020. Although it may seem early, fellowship deadlines are right around the corner – with many deadlines in October and early November for funding for the 2021/2022 academic year. check out the links to a database of STEM funding opportunities.


Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science

Summary: Proposals due March 29, 2021. This opportunity is to propose investigations making innovative use of NASA satellite data to address regional-to-global environmental, economic, and/or societal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Potential proposals may address R&A-related topics more fundamental in underlying physical and/or biological sciences (including possible connections to socioeconomic activities) and/or ASP-related topics characterizing impacts of decisions or efforts to inform decision makers on regional-to-global levels in their responses to mitigate the impacts of the disease.