Social Scientist
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Salary: $64,650 to $141,555
Deadline: February 29, 2016

This position will play a critical role in creating a research program that will provide communities with tools and guidance that improves resilience performance. Duties include providing direction on resilience-related social science issues, including social capital and vulnerability, emergency response, and long-term decision-making. A degree in social or behavioral science; experience collecting data related to human and institutional hazard response; and the ability to communicate the social dimensions of resilience in presentations and reports are required.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: February 29, 2016

Two fellowship positions are available in the areas of insurance and critical infrastructure resilience and social and behavioral decision making. Duties include working with center directors on a variety of projects, as well as original research. A PhD in a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with an active interest in applying theories and methods of decision making to problems of environmental sustainability, natural hazards, and protection against human and natural risks.

Flood Insurance and Emergency Management Analyst, GS-13
Congressional Research Service
Washington, D.C.
Salary: $92,145 to $119,794
Deadline: March 9, 2016

This position will provide expertise on flood insurance, emergency management, mitigation, insurance, and risk management, including the design and evaluation of options for Congress that inform the debate on the National Flood Insurance Program. Duties include preparing objective, non-partisan analytical studies and background reports on issues of national significance; providing personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees and staff on public policy; and conducting team research projects and seminars. One year experience at the GS-10 level and specialized knowledge of flood insurance, emergency management, and public policy is required

Strategic Director of Disaster Operations
Catholic Charities, USA
Alexandria, Virginia
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will design and implement new initiatives within the framework of emergency management and faith-based social services organization. Duties include providing subject matter expertise to operations management, facilitating partnerships, coordinating disaster projects, and providing support to Catholic Charities agencies during disaster response and recovery operations. Extensive knowledge of disaster response and recovery, experience designing and leading nationwide initiatives, and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in disaster or emergency management is required.

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