Environmental Sociology Post-Doc, Science and Technology Studies
Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: $40,000
Deadline: February 15, 2019

This position will conduct original research about the expertise and views of labor union members regarding natural gas energy infrastructure and renewable energy infrastructure. Duties include conducting and analyzing qualitative research, participating in field work at public union events, holding interviews with labor union members and leaders, and collecting public union materials (e.g., press releases, reports, public websites) for analysis. Strong qualitative social science research and writing skills and a recent PhD in sociology, anthropology, science and technology studies or a related field are required.


Assistant Professor, Coastal Resilience
Stonybrook University
Stonybrook, New York
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: February 20, 2019

This position will teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, collaborate with interdisciplinary research and teaching teams, and develop curriculum with an emphasis on issues of coastal resilience. Duties also include obtaining external research funding, performing service-related functions for the university, and publishing. Experience teaching at the college level and a PhD in urban/regional planning, geography, public policy, sustainability or a closely related discipline are required.


Emergency Management Director
City of Portland
Portland, Oregon
Salary: $111,696 to $189,842
Deadline: February 20, 2019

This position will oversee a team at the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management in their work in emergency preparedness and neighborhood-led resilience efforts. Duties include team management at the executive level, implementing large-scale comprehensive emergency management and preparedness programs, building community collaborations, and driving strategic communications. High-level emergency management experience, the ability to engage external stakeholders, cultural competency, and knowledge of strategic plan development are required.


NHERI RAPID Site Operations Engineer
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will support the National Science Foundation Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) RAPID Facility, which enables state-of-the-art collection of perishable scientific, engineering, and social science field data following natural disasters. Duties include facilitating day-to-day operations, maintaining and calibrating field equipment, providing onsite assistance with equipment use, developing field data collection workflows, and assisting with equipment shipping and logistics. A master’s degree in civil engineering, geomatics, or a similar discipline; knowledge of field equipment such as LIDAR, unmanned aerial vehicles, and seismic equipment; and basic programing and scripting skills are required.


Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity
University of Albany
Albany, New York
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

Two tenure-track faculty positions are available to support the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity in teaching topics related to cyberintelligence, cyberpolicy and law, and the economics of cybersecurity. Duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, conducting research, and publishing academically. A PhD in a related field with a specialization in risk analysis, cyberwarfare, cyberintelligence, cybercrime, information assurance, vulnerability assessment, information sharing, critical infrastructure, cyber physical systems, governance, or privacy and civil liberties is required.


Assistant/Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

The University of North Carolina at Chapel hill is hiring five tenure-track professors to develop its upcoming interdisciplinary Environment, Ecology, and Energy program. Natural and social scientists with backgrounds in cities and critical infrastructure, energy, environment and development, inequality and the environment, and water resources and hydrology are being sought. A PhD in a relevant discipline, undergraduate and graduate teaching experience, and experience securing funding are required.


Postdoctoral Researcher: Urban Climate Change
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will further the research agenda of the university’s Urban Studies Institute related to resilience in the face of climate change. Duties include developing independent research projects related to the impacts of climate change on urban infrastructures, real estate markets, economic and social geographies, public health, and planning. A PhD in urban studies, public policy, geography, or a related subject and strong GIS and statistical skills are required.


The Social Science and Content Coordinator
Climate Advocacy Lab
San Francisco, California
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will develop and manage training materials and reference resources for the Climate Advocacy Lab. Duties include identifying new social science literature for the lab’s resource library, translating research for a broader advocate audience, designing field research projects, and developing materials for workshops and webinars. A master’s or PhD in a field related to social science and proven expertise in climate or social advocacy work are required.