Civil Engineer, Floodplain Management
City of Fort Collins
Fort Collins, Colorado
Salary: $65,000 to $82,000
Deadline: June 7, 2019

This position will support the citywide floodplain management program for both federally and locally designated floodplains, as well as managing moderately complex projects for compliance standards. Duties include designing and reviewing stormwater quality infrastructure, maintaining floodplain files and databases, and assisting with emergency preparedness and response activities related to flooding. A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, hydrology, or a related field, the ability to use GIS software, and knowledge of federal floodplain management programs and regulations are required.


Unmet Needs Assessment Program Development Consultant
Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Location Open Salary: $45,000 to $50,000
Deadline: Open until filled

This consulting position will help determine community and individual needs after low-attention disasters by helping to develop an unmet needs assessment program to use in the field. Duties include researching pre-existing programs, investigating disaster-affected communities, and working to design a comprehensive needs assessment tool. A bachelor’s degree in a related field, at least, two years of experience, and the ability to travel within a 10-state Midwest region are required.


Research Coordinator, VORTEX-SE
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will coordinate the social science research portfolio for the VORTEX-SE program, which works to improve societal resilience to tornadoes in the Southeastern United States. Duties include promoting awareness of factors that can make tornadoes survivable, recommending future research and applications, coordinating research projects, and helping organize field deployments. A PhD in a social science, public health, or other related discipline is required. Experience conducting social science field work and working with forecasters or emergency managers is preferred.


Research Director
Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will support efforts the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center in developing and promoting effective disaster risk . Duties include overseeing, managing, and developing research projects and activities, securing grant funding for center work, and ensuring that the latest research activities are clearly communicated. A PhD in a related field, strong leadership experience, and proven fundraising abilities are required.


Fire and Emergency Management Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This tenure-track faculty position will specialize in emergency management and disaster science topics. Duties include conducting research and teaching courses in emergency management, fire administration, and research design at the graduate and undergraduate levels. A PhD in emergency management, fire management, resource management, disaster recovery, or a related field is required at the time of the appointment is required. Previous university teaching and research experience are preferred.


Bill Anderson Fund Director
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This faculty position will serve as the founding director of the William A. Anderson Fund, which to works to increase the number of historically underrepresented students pursuing disaster science and practice. Duties will include supporting recruitment and mentoring, hiring and supervising staff, and general program management. The director will also hold an appointment in one of more academic units at the University of Delaware and serve as a core faculty member in the Disaster Research Center. A PhD or professional doctorate, program leadership ability, a background in disaster science, and commitment to diversity and inclusion are required.