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[Met-jobs] PhD Positions in Solar System Science (Göttingen, Germany)

Dear colleagues,

The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science
at the University of Göttingen ( )
invites applications for several PhD positions.

I would be grateful if you could distribute the announcement below to
your community and specifically bring it to the attention of students.

If you wish, you can also download and post the announcement as well as
our poster from


Thank you very much for your help,

[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty Position: Assistant Professor of Marine Social Sciences and Policy at Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor of Marine Social Sciences and Policy at Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers University’s School of Environmental and Biological Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor – AY in marine social sciences and policy. The
successful candidate will establish an innovative program of scholarship, teaching, and service dealing with marine issues conceived broadly, and should be comfortable working with interdisciplinary teams to bridge the social and natural sciences.

The candidate should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in one of the social sciences (anthropology, geography, sociology, political science, economics, environmental studies, or related fields), focused on marine issues in either domestic or international settings,
and have proven experience applying social science methods to significant marine issues.

The successful candidate should show potential to successfully obtain and manage grants to support research activities and maintain a record of scholarly publications. Research topics of interest for this position might include human dimensions
of marine resource management; coupled socio-ecological marine systems and/or ecosystem services; ocean conservation and/or marine protected areas; sustainable use and management of marine resources and fisheries; governance, institutions and/or socio-economics
of marine issues; equity and access for marine-dependent communities; law and policy dealing with small island states; climate change impacts on marine resources and communities; offshore development, pollution and environmental impacts; and other related

The candidate should be comfortable working with and leveraging interdisciplinary teams to bridge the social and natural sciences in marine issues, such as working with faculty in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, the Institute of
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, and the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources at Rutgers, as well as with a new Center for Fisheries and Ocean Sustainability. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses within the curriculum of
the Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior undergraduate major, such as courses on natural resources policy; marine policy, governance and institutions; or human dimensions of marine conservation, among other topics (see curriculum at:,
and may also engage with related teaching minors, such as minors in Sustainability and in Fisheries. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to work with graduate students in other departments across the School and University through participation
in Graduate Faculty appointments. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service, and/or personal experience will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file containing 1) a cover letter including the names and contact information of three references; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and 4) a writing sample or representative

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information or to apply:

[ES_JOBS_NET] Air Resources Engineer, Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy, California Air Resources Board

[Met-jobs] SAIC Land modeling/data assimilation job opportunity at NASA GSFC

Dear colleagues, 

SAIC, Inc. has an opening for the following full-time position:

RESEARCH SCIENTIST/SOFTWARE ENGINEER – The NASA Land Information System (LIS; team seeks a software engineer/research scientist to contribute to the development and maintenance of land surface models within LIS. The candidate is expected to lead the implementation of new land surface models, support of required
land surface parameters, benchmarking and model verification. The candidate should have experience in land surface hydrology and programming with Fortran.Qualifications:
– Master’s degree or Phd in atmospheric science, geophysics, hydrology or related discipline.
– Experience in building or working with different Earth system components, familiarity with technologies such as the Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF) are highly desired.
– The candidate will also be responsible for the software management and development of the models within LIS. In this regard, experience with formal software development process, object oriented programming and knowledge of version control tools is desired.
– A good knowledge of working with satellite datasets is a considered plus.
– In addition to Fortran, proficiency with C language, Unix and multiprocessor environments and understanding of MPI is required.
– The individual will be encouraged to present results in peer-reviewed publications and scientific meetings.
– Experience in organizing meetings, project coordination, and writing and reviewing technical reports is also expected.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT – successful applicant must be a US citizen, US permanent resident, or hold an active US work authorization.

Interested applicants should send an email and current CV to:

Robert Rosenberg, Program manager –

[Met-jobs] PhD position in physical oceanography at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)

[Met-jobs] Postdoc/Research Fellow position in NEMO Numerical Ocean Modeling and Forecasting

­Postdoc/Research Fellow position in NEMO Numerical Ocean Modeling and Forecasting at the Tropical Marine Science Institute, National University of Singapore.
We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to lead the development of a regional configuration of the ocean circulation model NEMO. The successful applicant is expected to perform the configuration, validation and operationalisation of NEMO for the eastern Indian Ocean/South China Sea region. Successful candidate is expected to have a PhD in a physical oceanography or numerical ocean modelling, excellent technical and communication skills, both written and verbal to disseminate key results to the project partners and government stakeholders.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

– Ph.D in physical oceanography with good understanding in air-sea interaction and ocean dynamics.

– Experience in the development of regional ocean forecasting models. Prior modeling experience with NEMO and data assimilation using variational methods will be an advantage.

– Excellent ocean data analysis and visualization skills.

– Good technical skill in Linux shell scripting as well as fortran, python, matlab, ferret programming experience.

– Work in a self‐directed manner within a team environment in particular with a weather forecast expert.

The position will be offered for two-year period starting from early 2018 and will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. To apply, please send a cover letter, full CV together with names and contact information for three references via email to Dr. Pavel Tkalich,, who can also be approached for informal information., .
Please add ‘Application for the post of NEMO modeler at NUS’ in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding skype interview.

[GilbertClub] lecturer position in environmental engineering and water resources

[Fluxnet-Community] Two postdoc opportunities in modelling in the Stockholm/Uppsala area (Sweden) – deadlines in early November

[GilbertClub] 2 PhD Positions in Geomorphology and Cosmogenic Nuclides (GFZ Potsdam)

Dear Colleagues,
We are inviting applications for 2 PhD positions (3.5 years each) at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), member of the Helmholtz Association, in Potsdam, Germany. The positions are part of the ERC-funded project “Climate sensitivity of glacial landscape dynamics (COLD)”. The main aim of COLD is to quantify how erosion rates in glacial landscapes vary with climate change and how such changes affect the dynamics of mountain glaciers. The COLD-team will consist of 3 PhD students, 1 postdoc researcher, and the PI D. Scherler.More details: deadline: 15th November 2017ThanksDirk Scherler

[GilbertClub] Open field tenure track position at Oberlin

Hi all,
We are hiring for a tenure track position of anyone who doesn’t substantially overlap with people already in the department. A number of us will be at GSA and AGU and would be happy to speak more with interested people then.  The full ad is posted here.

Text of the responsibilities part of the ad is below:

We are seeking a broadly trained geoscientist whose interests do not
substantially overlap with those of the existing faculty. The incumbent
will teach the standard teaching load (currently 4.5 courses per year,
lecture course with lab = 1.67 courses), including our introductory
course with lab and other courses in their area of expertise. Examples
of sub-disciplines of interest include, but are not limited to: Climate
Science, Low-temperature Geochemistry, Hydrogeology, Marine Geology, and
Planetary Science). For further details contact Zeb Page, Department
Chair (

The incumbent will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly
research and participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities,
including academic advising and service on committees.

Please spread this ad widely as we are hoping to attract a diverse group of applicants.


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