Wetland Jobs Board

In addition to the job postings below, ASWM has compiled a list of links to water resources and/or wetland-related job postings.  Click here.  To submit a wetland-related job announcement to the ASWM site, send the job title, a brief description, a link to the full description, closing date, relevant contact info and website to sharon@aswm.org

Job: Associate Director-Climate and Land Use Change, VA

The U.S. Geological Survey seeks an Associate Director-Climate and Land Use Change located in Reston, Virginia. As the senior manager of the Climate and Land Use Change Mission Area, the Associate Director (AD) provides executive level oversight for several programs, including the Land Change Science Program, Land Remote Sensing Program, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, Climate Research and Development Program, Carbon Sequestration assessments, and the Earth Resources Observation and Science Center. For more information, click here. Closing date is October 30, 2014. Job. No. SES-2014-0011. 

Job: Environmental Protection Specialist, Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC

The Department of Energy, Loan Programs Office seeks an Environmental Protection Specialist located in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will provide expert environmental impact analysis and serves as a NEPA Document Manager for a defined set of projects and is responsible for the identification and interpretation of applicable environmental requirements that, in conjunction with NEPA, must be met prior to closing a loan or loan guarantee; and manages the document preparation process for environmental and historic preservation requirements, including Environmental Assessments (EAs), Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSIs), Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), EIS Records of Decision (RODs), and other NEPA-related documentation; including timely quality control of these documents.For more information, click here. Job No. DOE-HQ-LP-14-00203-CR. Closing date is October 16, 2014.

PhD Assistantship in Coastal Wetland Biogeochemistry

The Ardón lab at East Carolina University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a graduate research assistantship on a new project funded by the National Science Foundation Coastal SEES program. The successful candidate will study landscape salinization and impacts on freshwater-dependent ecosystems in coastal North Carolina as part of a larger, interdisciplinary effort to understand coupled human and natural processes associated with climate-driven salinization of surface waters and adjacent lands. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary cohort of doctoral students whose research foci will span natural and social sciences. Desired qualifications include a Master’s degree in biogeochemistry, aquatic ecology, soil ecology, or related environmental sciences, experience with fieldwork under adverse conditions, experience in soil and/or water chemical analyses, and familiarity with environmental sensor networks. Exceptionally qualified Bachelor’s degree holders will also be considered. The expected starting date is January 2015. The position includes a competitive stipend, tuition, fees and health insurance benefits. For further information or application instructions contact Dr. Marcelo Ardón (ardonsayaom@ecu.edu), Department of Biology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected.

Job: Assistant, Associate or Senior University Extension Educator, Univ. of Wyoming

Regional Extension Program Coordinator for the USDA Northern Plains Regional Climate Hub and Extension Specialist in Weather Variability and Agricultural Resiliency for University of Wyoming Extension. University of Wyoming Extension (UWE) – Position # 5044. This is an Assistant, Associate or Senior University Extension Educator, non-extended term track position located in Laramie, Wyoming or USDA ARS Rangeland Resources Research Unit in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Location will be at the discretion of the incumbent. The position will coordinate the extension education, technology transfer, engagement and public outreach efforts of the USDA-Northern Plains Regional Climate Hub (USDA-NPRCH) with the six state extension services in the region. In addition, the position will serve as a UW Extension specialist with a programmatic focus on adaptive management to enhance decision-making related to extreme weather events and variability to increase the resiliency of agricultural enterprises and natural resources. For more information, click here. Applications due by November 21, 2014.

Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development, Columbia Univ.

The Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York, NY, seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or Sc.D. recipients interested in a broad range of issues in sustainable development. The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides scholars with the opportunity to acquire and apply the cross-disciplinary expertise needed to address critical issues of sustainable development such as food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, disease, and environmental degradation. Candidates who have developed cross-disciplinary approaches during their graduate studies will find numerous, unique opportunities to engage in programs at the leading edge of sustainable development research.

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Job: Assistant Professor in Population Biology, Columbia Univ., NY

The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B) at Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 1, 2015. Preference will be given to candidates who combine theory with state-of-the-art field, laboratory, and quantitative tools to study ecological, evolutionary and/or environmental processes at population scales. Relevant research areas include, among others, functional, comparative or evolutionary genomics of populations, population genetics, and population ecology. For more information, click here. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Requisition No. 0005089.

PhD Assistantship in Applied Forest Ecology at the University of Vermont

The University of Vermont, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources is seeking a PhD-level graduate student to participate in a research project examining the long-term dynamics of montane spruce-fir forest ecosystems in the northeastern United States. The student will join a team of collaborators from the University of Vermont, University of Maine, and U.S. Forest Service to describe the developmental and growth dynamics and structural conditions of old-growth spruce-fir forests across northern New England and New York using dendrochronological and long-term plot records. The position is available for Summer 2015 and includes three guaranteed years of funding (stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance).

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