Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Natural Hazards Center
Salary: Not listed Deadline: October 1, 2017
This position will assist in the development of two new platforms and corresponding networks designed to help researchers respond to and overcome long-standing challenges to rapid research. Duties include identifying and mapping researchers engaged in hazards and disaster research, coordinating researchers in the event of a major disaster, and developing research frameworks and ethical guidance for social science and interdisciplinary disaster research. A PhD in social science, engineering, or a related interdisciplinary area of study; quantitative and qualitative methodological skills; and data visualization expertise are required.
Community Recovery Assistance Specialist
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Salary: $51,272 to $72,009
Deadline: August 31, 2017
This position will support federal post-disaster recovery planning and response by providing expert advice on community and urban planning and identifying projects to help communities recover. Duties include managing a planning support team, incorporating community members into the recovery planning process, and evaluating local government capacity to implement effective recovery plans. A degree or at least five years experience in planning, the ability to travel, and supervisory experience are required.
Research Manager, GS-15
Congressional Research Service
Salary: $131,767 to $161,900
Deadline: September 20, 2017
This position will lead the Federalism and Emergency Management Section covering public policy research related to emergency management and intergovernmental relations. Duties include supervising policy analysts, establishing relationships with congressional committees and clients, developing analytic approaches with other managers to address policy problems, and managing congressional requests in relevant policy areas. One year specialized experience at the GS-14 level and specialized knowledge of federalism or emergency management public policy, and research management experience are required.
Emergency Preparedness Analyst
Argonne National Laboratory
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled
This position will collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to implement Argonne Global Security Sciences support to federal agencies. Duties include managing applied research on disaster response and crisis management, developing analytical tools and models for natural, technological, or manmade emergencies, creating strategies to enhance private and governmental emergency management, and conducting independent research for publication. A master’s in emergency management or a related field, and considerable knowledge hazards in the context of homeland security and emergency management and project management ability are required. Please reference requisition number 403112 when accessing the job website.
Menlo Park, California
Deadline: Open until filled
This position will implement projects that reduce risk from natural disasters in vulnerable communities. Duties include managing project schedules, budgets, work plans and deliverables; traveling to project locations such as India, Nepal, Haiti and China, preparing documents and training materials, conducting field reconnaissance, and assessing natural hazards vulnerabilities. A master’s degree in a hazards related field, the ability to work with cross-cultural teams, and project management experience are required.