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: Climate Adaptation Manager, MD

The National Wildlife Federation seeks a full time Climate Adaptation Manager located in Annapolis, Maryland.  The Climate Adaptation Manager will be responsible for managing National Wildlife Federation's coastal climate change adaptation work in the Mid-Atlantic Region focused on preparing for and addressing the impacts of climate change on wildlife and their habitats along the East coast. This position will work to promote the application of climate-smart conservation practices in wildlife and habitat conservation and restoration, and the use of nature-based approaches for protecting human communities from the impacts of climate change. He/She will be part of a national team at NWF focused on addressing and mitigating the impacts of climate change on wildlife, natural systems, ecosystem services, and human coastal communities and will work on projects of regional and national significance. For more information, click here.

Job: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas Water Resources Institute

The Texas Water Resources Institute seeks a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate focusing on watershed assessment and planning. Assists principal investigators with watershed and water quality assessments that identify and quantify sources of water quality pollutants and works to develop watershed based plan(s) to restore water quality. The intent of this project is to develop a complete understanding of pollutant loading and its connections to instream water quality and use that information to guide plan development. Actively engaging watershed stakeholders during the investigation and planning process through facilitating meetings and discussions on watershed sources, function, health and water quality will be critical to the successful completion of this program.   For more information, click here.

Job: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biology with Specialization in Ecology, Univ. of Dayton, OH

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Biology, specializing in Ecology, to join the faculty beginning August 16, 2015. All areas of specialization in ecology will be considered, with preference given to candidates with a strong field component to their research. They particularly seek candidates with experience advising and teaching students from diverse backgrounds, and who will contribute to our collaborative culture. For more information, click here. Posting No. F00112P. Closing date: December 1, 2014.

Job: Watershed Coordinator, Indiana

The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the Watershed Coordinator to assist the community stakeholders in implementing the Middle Fork of the East Fork Whitewater River Watershed and the West Fork Whitewater River Watershed Management Plans that are funded through Indiana Department of Environmental Management Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Program Grant. For more information, click here or go directly here. Apply by November 3, 2014. 

Job: Water Quality Volunteer Coordinator, TX

The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) located in Webster, Texas seeks a full-time Water Quality Volunteer Coordinator to manage select water quality programs and contribute innovative ideas to the development, improvement, and expansion of such programs. Primary programs include GBF’s Water Monitoring Team, Galveston Bay Action Network, and Water Quality Internship; others include GBF’s Boater Waste Education Campaign, Oyster Waters TMDL Implementation Plan, and Clean Water Partnerships. Start date is December 1, 2014. For more information, click here. Apply by October 31, 2014.

Job: Post-Doc in Geospatial Modeling of Wetland Carbon Sequestration, MD

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow to study geospatial analysis of carbon sequestration in coastal wetlands across the United States. The fellow will join a team of over 20 scientists seeking to link field measurements with remotely sensed datasets. The fellow will be an active participant in project planning, data analysis, and scientific publications and must be able to work as part of an extended research team. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in ecology or geography, peer-reviewed publications, and professional presentations. Desirable skill sets include proficiency with ArcGIS software, geospatial modeling, and database management. Ideally, the candidate also will have some understanding of process-based biogeochemical modeling and knowledge of wetland ecological principles. Skills with ArcGIS automation and R statistical software would also be helpful. The position is funded for 2 years beginning in January 2015 as part of a multi-institution, multi-investigator project supported by the NASA Carbon Monitoring System program. The applicant will be advised jointly by scientists at SERC and the U. S. Geological Survey. Stipend $47,500 plus health insurance per year. For best consideration, send letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies are fine), and names of three references (with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) to Dr. J. Patrick Megonigal (megonigalp@si.edu), SERC, P.O. Box 28, Edgewater, MD 21037-0028. Review of applications will begin on 31 Oct and continue until the position is filled. For more information on SERC, click here. EOE.

Job: Postdoctoral Fellow Position - Agricultural Systems Modeling, Colorado State Univ.

Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, Colorado is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join a collaborative effort to improve the capacity of agricultural systems models to estimate the effects of different climate change scenarios on agriculture and natural resources. For more information, click here. Posting No. 201400212P. Applications must be received by November 10, 2014. This is a 2-year position with a preferred start date in January 2015. 

Job: Interdisciplinary, USACE MT

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has an Interdisciplinary position located in the Montana Regulatory Office for the Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Missoula, Montana. Utilize a professional knowledge of natural, physical, and social sciences theories, practices and methodologies, as they relate to the natural and human environment.  Serve as a regulatory specialist with technical expertise to evaluate Department of the Army (DA) permit application, compliance, and/or enforcement cases for activities in waters of the United States and/or navigable waters of the United States within the regulatory authority of the Clean Water Act. Perform wetland delineations in accordance with Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual and various other manuals. Assist in the development of general permits (GP). Assist in the development of procedures to implement directives from higher authority. Serve as a District representative on groups and task forces with missions of interest to the District and/or the regulatory program, and to complete assignments related to special regulatory initiatives directed toward effective, efficient, and consistent application of the regulatory program. For more information, click here. Job No. WTHI143442011225425D. Apply by October 27, 2014.