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Job: Natural Resource Scientist 3 - Forest Practices Geologist, WA
Monday, 07 July 2014 00:00

Washington State Department of Natural Resources seeks a Natural Resource Scientist 3 - Forest Practices Geologist located in Olympia, Washington. This position provides scientific consultation to DNR region Forest Practices Foresters and the Forest Practices Division on the effects of proposed forest management activities on potentially unstable slopes, erosion potential, channel migration zones, groundwater recharge hazards, hydrologic impacts and wetlands. This position may present training to DNR Forest Practices Foresters, TFW stakeholders, Tribal members and employees, and the general public on forest practices scientific issues. The position may provide scientific support and testimony in forest practices enforcement actions and appeals. On occasion, this post participates in special department or FP Division projects and may be requested to participate on the Cooperative Monitroing Evaluaion and Research committee (CMER). For more information, click here. Scroll down to N.R. Scientist 3. Recruitment # 2014-06- 5818- 05752. Position open until filled.

Post-Doctorate Position in Climate Change Vulnerability
Monday, 07 July 2014 00:00

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology has a Post-Doctorate position in Climate Change Vulnerability. The successful candidate will lead an ongoing project to develop climate change vulnerability assessments for a set of candidate species (eastern massasauga rattlesnake, ruffed grouse, snowshoe hare) in the Upper Great Lakes region. Our approach relies on estimating demographic sensitivities to climatic variability and quantifying the exposure of populations to historic and future climate. The postdoc will: 1) identify the ecological impacts of climate change on select species, 2) process relevant climate and land use data, 3) develop spatially-explicit population models, 4) write project reports and develop manuscripts for peer-review, and 5) collaborate with researchers, managers, and stakeholders to disseminate work and convey management implications. The postdoc will be housed at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Job: Director-Texas Water Resources Institute
Monday, 07 July 2014 00:00

Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is seeking a Director. This position will lead the Texas Water Resources Institute which focuses on water-related applications, including water quality, supply, and water use in Texas, the U.S., and internationally. The director will provide intellectual, philosophical, and strategic leadership to system faculty, and the institute’s scientists, staff, and students to meet teaching, research, and extension missions. The director will be responsible for developing optimum tactical and strategic responses to water-related issues and opportunities and will manage the human and fiscal resources, including leading a contract and grants program that elevates water-related efforts throughout the Texas A&M University System. For more information, click here. Job No. 07633. 

Webinar: Waters of the U.S.: Clarifying Misconceptions

EPA – July 16, 2014

Join the Environmental Protection Agency for a webinar on Waters of the U.S.: Clarifying Misconceptions on July 16, 2014 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern to hear officials set the record straight about the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands. There has been some confusion about the proposal and the agencies want to provide the facts. This webinar will address some of the more common concerns and misconceptions about the proposed rule, particularly for the agricultural community. For more information and to register, click here or go directly here.

Job: Assistant Professor - Water Resources/Ecological Engineering, Auburn Univ.
Monday, 07 July 2014 00:00

The Department of Biosystems Engineering of the College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station at Auburn University is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Water Resources/Ecological Engineering. This faculty position will be a nine-month, tenure-track position with a 40% instruction and 60% research appointment. The projected start date will be August 16, 2015. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in basic and advanced soil and water conservation, water resources engineering, and ecological engineering. Additional responsibilities will include providing leadership to the ecological engineering program at Auburn University; academic advising for undergraduate and graduate students; and advising for student organizations. For more information, click here. Posting No. P0208F.

Job: Tenure-Track, Ecology, Dartmouth College
Monday, 07 July 2014 00:00

The Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Ecology. They seek highly qualified candidates working in any area of ecology, but especially welcome applicants who would employ observations and experiments in the field in local ecosystems to address broadly relevant conceptual issues in ecology. The capacity to offer exceptional courses in one or more of the following areas would be a plus: ecosystem science, field ecology, biostatistics, or population ecology. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise an independent research program that will attract extramural funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and teach ecology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and three confidential letters of reference. Please send materials electronically here 

Job: Senior Science Advisor, Dept. of Interior, VA
Monday, 07 July 2014 00:00

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) seeks candidates for the full-time position of Senior Science Advisor for the National Geospatial Program (NGP).  This is a Senior Level position with a salary range of $120,749 - $167, 000 per annum. The Senior Science Advisor for the National Geospatial Program provides management oversight and direction to the National Geospatial Program (NGP), including The National Map, the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center, the 3-D Elevation Program, the National Hydrography Dataset, the US Topo map series, geospatial data and information in response to natural disasters and emergencies, and Congressional mandates. The Senior Science Advisor is responsible for the overall planning, management, and strategic direction of the USGS national geospatial portfolio. This announcement closes on August 15, 2014. For more information, click here. Job No. SL-2014-0004.

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