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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES) seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Climate Social Science Network (CSSN) team. The selected Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research and will have a specific leadership role within the CSSN research-teams that cover political and social dynamics related to the obstruction or opposition to action to address climate change. More specifically, these responsibilities will include helping develop and coordinate research activities, managing project-data, analyzing project data, and publishing project-related manuscripts and results.

 Candidates should also demonstrate strong communication skills, interest in teaching undergraduates, and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively with groups from diverse backgrounds. The Fellow will also assist in collaborative teaching of Climate Policy Research in the Fall of 2022 and may have the opportunity to teach their own class in the Spring of 2023.

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Multiple Positions in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Engineering

Celadyne is a startup attempting to accelerate the transition to a hydrogen economy by addressing hydrogen usage in heavy duty industries. Their materials technology replaces the proton exchange membrane to create fuel cells that are more efficient, compact and durable.  Celadyne is based in Chicago, associated with Argonne National Lab and funded through the DoD, DoE, NSF and the Breakthrough Energy Coalition.  Several positions are currently open in the engineering department, mainly focused on hydrogen fuel cell development.

 

 

Visiting Assistant Professor, Climate Change and Env. Governance

 

The Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) at Clark University seeks to fill a 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Climate Change and Environmental Governance, to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will have strong competency in the integration of environmental science and policy and evidence of teaching proficiency at undergraduate and/or graduate levels. A doctorate in environmental science, environmental policy or related discipline is required at time of appointment.

The incumbent will teach five courses in the broad area of climate change adaptation and environmental governance, including: "Climate Change, Energy & Development", "Environmental Governance", and three courses based on their expertise and departmental need. All five courses will be at the advanced undergraduate and/or graduate level and serve IDCE students enrolled in our Master's degree programs (ES&P, CDP, GIS & ID) as well as students in other departments and programs (e.g. Geography, Global Environmental Studies, Sociology). The faculty member will assist with student advising in the Environmental Science & Policy (ES&P) MS Program and the ES&P Track of the Environmental Science BA Major.

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering

 

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on environmental engineering. The position will be housed in the Department of Environmental Engineering Science (EES) within ESSIE. This position has an anticipated start date of January 2023 or sooner.

The scope of the position is broad; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who have the vision to develop research scholarship beyond the traditional tenets of environmental engineering, with emphasis on chemistry/microbiology of water and wastewater systems/water epidemiology and/or health-environmental surveillance systems.

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Open Rank Faculty Position, Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is seeking applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in all ranks.

KAIST is the most pre-eminent research university in Korea emphasized in science and engineering. KAIST was established in 1971 as the nation’s first graduate school specialized in science and engineering education and research. KAIST has provided a framework and infrastructure in various R&D areas, emphasized on fundamental science and application engineering not only in Korea but also to world-wide.

  1. Fields

(a) Preferred expertise in future sustainable issues and their solutions:

- Assessment and mitigation of climate change impacts on environmental infrastructures

- Mining and utilization of environmental big data

- Water, energy, and resource management to minimize carbon footprint

 

(b) Professionals on ultrapure water production

- Devices and methodologies for ultrapure water analysis

- Materials for ultrapure water production

- Ultrapure water process monitoring and optimization

- Wastewater reuse and resource recovery

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Assistant or Associate Professor- Sustainable Energy

 

 

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites outstanding applicants to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with specialization in the field of thermofluids engineering with application to sustainable energy systems.  We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence in fundamental  research in thermofluids engineering, addressing the needs of society for clean energy sources and their resilient infrastructures.  The candidate is expected to strengthen the department’s activities in the fundamental studies of turbulent flows and in applications that include, but are not limited to, nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, wind, wave and solar energy harvesting, wind/water tunnel testing and use of alternative fuels, while developing an independent world-class research program in the thermofluids of energy systems for a sustainable environment.

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Solar Energy Innovators

Join a national cohort of professionals on the frontlines of the energy transition.

The Department of Energy (DOE) is sponsoring full-time opportunities to work at Public Utility Commissions (PUCs), electric utilities, and energy service providers across the country on cutting edge solar and other distributed energy resource (DER) issues.

This is a 1-year program with the option to extend for a 2nd year.

To be considered, candidates need to submit an application along with a letter from the host organization to the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) which is the program administrator. Current innovators represent a range of academic backgrounds and professional experiences.

To help interested candidates and PUCs find one another, AEE Institute is offering a free, optional matching service. If you'd like to be considered for a match, please send a resume and cover letter directly to Kat Burnham to begin the process.

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Chicago Wilderness Partners

Summer hiring is still in full swing across the Chicago Wilderness Region. Partners have been posting their summer seasonal jobs and internships. Many positions are still open. Please check out our Career Center and share this resource in your newsletters and with your members. Positions include US Army Corp of Engineers seeking Student Trainees in Archeology and Natural Resources Management, Interpretation Interns at Illinois State Beach and William W. Powers State Park, Stormwater Interns, Camp Counselors, Crew Leaders, Restoration Ecologists and many more.

 

Scientists in Parks, National Park Service

Every year, the Scientists in Parks work experience program places hundreds of aspiring professionals across the National Park System to work on natural resource management needs. Past projects have mapped sand dunes at Fire Island National Seashore, surveyed towering cacti at Saguaro National Park, and protected nesting sea turtles at Padre Island National Seashore. Others assessed pika populations at Rocky Mountain National Park, measured soils beneath the mangrove forests of Everglades National Park, and restored colorful corals beneath the waves at the National Park of American Samoa.

The program is committed to providing all aspiring professionals—especially those underrepresented in science—with a unique opportunity to work on important real-world projects while building professional experience and a life-long connection to America’s national parks.

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The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program

The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program attracts high-achieving postdoctoral scholars from premier universities in the United States and Canada to do research at one of seven Israeli universities. Once they complete their research, many Zuckerman postdocs are expected to accept faculty positions at top North American universities, weaving a network of academic collaboration and goodwill that will greatly benefit US-Israeli scientific cooperation.

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