Architect/Civil Engineer, GS-12
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Washington, D.C.
Salary: $79,720to $123,234
Deadline: May 19, 2017

This position will serve as an architect or civil engineer responsible for mitigating the effects of natural hazards. Duties include developing and evaluating business code-related policies, preparing technical papers and reports, and serving as the point of contact for disaster-resistant building codes and standards. Considerable knowledge of architecture and/or civil engineering, the effects of natural hazards on buildings, and one year specialized experience at the GS-11 level.


Senior Research Director
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
Salary: $97,500
Deadline: June 1, 2017

This position will lead the Public Policy Center in developing a research portfolio of projects to enrich public policy research and implementation in the area of public safety and national security. Duties include will creating effective partnerships, facilitating public participation, and overseeing all aspects of projects from conception to final reporting. A master’s degree in a social science, five years of public safety or national security research experience, and at least two years of program management experience are required.


Coastal Community Resilience Post-Doctoral Fellow
Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network
Vancouver, Canada
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: June 1, 2017

This position will play a pivotal role in developing the second phase of the Resilient-C platform, which connects coastal communities based on their risk characteristics. Duties include updating and refining the Resilient-C platform, assessing and improving its usefulness, and expanding its geographic scope. A PhD in a related field, familiarity with disaster vulnerability and resilience social science literature, knowledge of coastal community issues, and GIS, statistical analysis, and content analysis expertise are required.


Disaster Management Lecturer
University of Manchester
Manchester, England
Salary: $43,300 to $59,850
Deadline: June 4, 2017

This position will teach and research in the university’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute. Duties include developing courses for graduates and undergraduates, meeting course recruitment requirements, directing at least two university programs, and teaching classes in disaster management, risk and resilience, and research methods. A PhD in a related discipline and a strong publication history are required.


Coastal Governance Assistant Professor
University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California
Salary: Not Listed
Deadline: June 30, 2017

This tenure-track position will teach and conduct research on the institutional dimensions of resource management at the land-sea interface. Duties include engaging with complementary university departments, creating collaborations outside the university, building a strong research program, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. A PhD in a related field and experience in research and university-level teaching are required.


CORE Emergency Management Specialist
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Bothell, Washington
Salary: $63,344 to $98,702
Deadline: July 31, 2017

This position will manage and coordinate disaster recovery operations on a regional basis. Duties include providing disaster support and assistance to affected communities, implementing regulations and training to facilitate recovery, managing public assistance program activities related to specific disasters, and executing all phases of regional recovery projects. Specialized experience at the IC-11 level is required.


Knowledge Management Officer
Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council
Melbourne, Australia
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will guide the development and maintenance of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience Knowledge Management Framework and ensure the content in the Australian Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub is reliable, accurate, and current. Duties include designing, developing and refining search and retrieval processes and measuring and reporting on knowledge management metrics. A degree in a relevant area, experience collaborating with multiple organizations, and the ability to explain complex concepts in simple language are required.


Response and Recovery Branch Manager
Montana Division of Disaster and Emergency Services
Helena, Montana
Salary: $ 73,212
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will lead the response and recovery branch and coordinate response0 and recovery-related activities throughout Montana. Responsibilities include contribute to planning, conducting training and exercises, ensuring the operational readiness of the State Emergency Coordination Center, and managing budget, personnel, and policy and procedure development. A bachelors degree in a related planning discipline and at least seven years of experience in emergency management, public safety, or a related field are required.


Postdoctoral Associate, Natural-Human Systems
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida
Salary: $48,500
Deadline: Open until filled

This position is will contribute to a National Science Foundation-funded project entitled Restoration and Resilience in Coupled Human-Natural Systems: Reciprocal Dynamics of a Coastal Lagoon. Duties include developing community and stakeholder connections around the project site, mentoring and managing graduate and undergraduate students, conducting fieldwork, coauthoring manuscript, and making conference presentations. A PhD in geography, sociology, or geographic information systems is required. Experience with coastal systems, restoration, participatory action research, environmental sociology or environmental geography is preferred.


Emergency Preparedness Professor
University at Albany
Albany, New York
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This open-rank faculty position will support the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity in teaching areas that include hazard mitigation, community resilience, disaster psychology, extreme weather, crisis communications, and disease outbreak. Duties include conducting graduate and undergraduate courses. Senior applicants should have a well-established program of research and external funding. A PhD in public administration, political science, homeland security, or another related field and the ability to creatively employ mixed qualitative and quantitative approaches is required.