Research and Evaluation Assistant
Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center
College Park, Maryland
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: September 28, 2018

This position will support the center’s biannual request for proposals and postdoctoral fellowship applications, as well as monitor center activities and analyze outcomes. Duties include managing the proposal application process, communicate with grant applicants, create presentation materials, conduct qualitative and quantitative assessments of the center, and provide research support for center activities. A bachelor’s in biological or environmental science, statistical software experience, and database management skills are required.


Assistant/Associate Professor of Disaster Science
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: October 1, 2018

Multiple positions will be available to serve as a member of the core faculty of the Disaster Research Center. Candidates should be committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching, diversity and inclusion, and community engagement and have experience or potential to secure external funding. A broad range research interests on social perspectives of risk, hazards, and disasters will be considered. A PhD in a relevant field is required.


Executive Director
Western States Seismic Policy Council
Sacramento, California
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: October 15, 2018

This position will head the Western States Seismic policy council’s operations, programs, and strategic planning. Duties include coordinating annual grant planning with Federal Emergency Management Agency partners, conducting member communication and outreach, maintaining all financial operations, and coordinating policy activities. A bachelor’s degree in geoscience, emergency management, or nonprofit management, budgeting experience, and leadership ability are required.


Emergency Management Coordinator
Los Angeles County Los Angeles, California
Salary: $68,054 to $89,262
Deadline: Open until filled

This position assists with countywide emergency management, planning, and recovery. Duties include developing emergency management plans, coordinating personnel and equipment during emergencies, creating emergency preparedness materials, conducting trainings and making presentations, and assisting with setup of incident command posts. A master’s in homeland security or emergency management or equivalent experience and Federal Emergency Management Agency study program coursework are 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.


Executive Director
Gulf Research Program of the National Academies
Washington, D.C.
Salary: Not Listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will fulfill the vision, define the strategic direction, and lead the development of multi-dimensional Gulf Research Program. Duties include developing a successful science outreach strategy, build collaborative community partnerships, and manage a 25-year, $500 million fund supporting research grants, studies, and fellowships. A PhD in a related field, strong understanding of the nexus between natural and social science, and at least 15 years executive experience is 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.