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January

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. The program is the U.S. component of the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowships program.

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The late Mr. Loyd Kelly (1918-2013), Owner and President of Kelly Tractor Co. and President of Kelly Foundation, Inc., established an endowed scholarship fund through the Kelly Foundation at FIU for students in tropical botany in 2002. Mr. Kelly had a life-long fascination with tropical plants and wished to encourage their study. The scholarships are defined broadly to support diverse studies, research or interest in tropical plants, including in subtropical south Florida.

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This position serves in the regional marine fisheries research section and is responsible for leading the management of research projects on Chionoecetes crabs in the Bering Sea to provide information for management. This position plans and manages research projects, manages budgets, supervises staff, and analyzes and reports findings. This position will be expected to travel, participate on marine surveys in the Bering Sea, and have a valid driver's license.

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We're looking for the next generation of amazing ocean artists! Here is your opportunity to participate as a featured artist our 6th Annual ArtSea Festival on Sat. March 4th @ 11am-4pm at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. Open to talented artists of all ages. Deadline to apply - Feb 1st, 2017. For more information about the application, email our artist curator, Kim Rizio - info@thebigblueandyou.org

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A summer 2017 internship opportunity is available from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, MD: Data Management for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The successful candidate will be able to potentially interact with, In addition to GSFC, several other groups with ongoing UAS-related activities, which would provide a real-world context for the internship project.

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The External Affairs Manager will serve as RAE’s lead liaison to key federal agencies, U.S. Congress, and multiple national coalitions to advance coastal habitat restoration, conservation policy, and RAE funding initiatives. This position requires a highly dynamic individual who is passionate about the natural environment, thrives on creativity and collaboration, and pays close attention to detail and timeliness in a fast-paced work environment.

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The Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) is now accepting applications for its 2017 projects. Join this unique program and work at some of the country’s most spectacular parks, side-by-side with historians, interpreters, biologists, and other staff.

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The FIU NIGMS RISE Program provides graduate and undergraduate students compensation for a yearlong work obligation in a laboratory conducting biomedical research.

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The goal of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment is to diversify the conservation workforce by finding and developing the next generation of land, water, and wildlife professionals among traditionally underrepresented groups.

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This position will focus primarily on changing ocean conditions and associated impacts to species of interest, specifically as they relate to tribal ocean fishery resources.A Bachelor of Science in Oceanography or other related biological science with course work in modeling and three years pertinent work experience is required.

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The Partnership Education Program (PEP), a project supported by six science institutions in Woods Hole, Mass., is seeking applicants for a 10-week summer program that combines undergraduate course work with research in marine and environmental science.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is looking for a Supervisory Budget Analyst for its Woods Hole, Massachusetts location.

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February

This is a highly responsible position directing the countywide mosquito control functions within the Department of Solid Waste Management.The position is responsible for providing strategic, operational and administrative leadership.

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The institution of a marine ecology/geneticist colleague from the Philippines may be able to host a Fulbright Scholar from the US in the near future. This may be of particular interest to someone who recently or is about to finish a PhD degree.

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The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (Foundation) – a private, non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening and promoting U.S. national marine sanctuaries -- is seeking a Communication and Outreach Specialist, who will work with the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (NMS) of the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) in Key West, Florida.

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The program is designed to support research, education/outreach, and/or conservation projects related to the Florida Coral Reef ecosystem.The primary focus of the 2017 POR grant program will be on Coral Reef Restoration projects.

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Blue Ventures is currently recruiting an experienced conservationist to undertake an evaluation of opportunities for mangrove conservation in the Asia-Pacific region.The study will entail a rigorous desk and field-based scoping analysis of existing marine management initiatives being supported by community based organisations, NGOs and institutions in priority Asian-Pacific countries (eg. Myanmar, Philippines and Papua New Guinea).

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Applications for the City of Miami Beach Summer 2017 paid internships are officially live! The City of Miami Beach internship experience will be an extension of the classroom: a learning experience that provides the opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom and will be transferable to other employment settings.The program offers PAID internships for undergraduate and graduate students to intern at the City of Miami Beach.

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Judith Parker, a former member of the Board of Advisors of the College of Artsand Sciences and an eminent landscape architect with an international practice,established an endowment to support international travel by students conducting studies in ecology/environmental biology and management.The scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate majors in Biology and Earth & Environment.

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The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for an EPA Software Developer with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Athens, GA. The selected candidate shall work with a WEB mentor as part of a multi-disciplinary research team and provide technical support for development of WEB’s watershed modeling components. The work shall include development, testing, deployment, and documenting of desktop and web software.

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The USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in Coastal Ocean Processes. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2017!

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This is advanced professional and supervisory work with technical and administrative responsibility in analyzing, understanding, planning, and preparing for the effects of climate change and sea level rise in Miami-Dade County.

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The Adaptation Resilience Program Manager will serve as a primary point person, coordinator, and manager for climate change adaptation and resilience efforts in Miami-Dade County. This includes working across all departments, as well as coordinating with contracted expertise and a multitude of external stakeholders, including but not limited to, municipalities, businesses, residents, community organizations, and other local, regional, state and federal organizations and agencies.

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The incumbent in this position will be responsible for providing effective education and communication about government and community sustainability / resilience initiatives and projects. The incumbent should be scientifically knowledgeable about a wide range of sustainability and resilience policies and highly technical issues and have demonstrated experience and success in crafting effective outreach, marketing, and education campaigns and initiatives.

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The Everglades Foundation is accepting applications for the John Marshall Everglades Internship. During this 8-week (May 18th – July 14th) undergraduate internship program, qualified students will learn about the Everglades ecosystem, history, water management issues, and policies related to Everglades restoration. Interns will go on site visits to: major restoration sites, water management structures, and effected natural areas.

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We have an immediate opening for a Field Research Coordinator, to conduct and manage a research project on environmental stressors and tree regeneration in maritime forests on Jekyll Island, GA. The position is available immediately, and will be open until filled.

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March

Castellow Hammock Park is hiring Summer Naturalist Staff! Staff duties include: Interacting with park guests, opening/ closing the nature center and park, teaching environmental education programs, canoe/kayak tours, and more! See flyer for details.

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The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL), the founding laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), seeks a professional to continue and expand its development program. CBL conducts cutting edge environmental research that leads to new discoveries and informs environmental policy, trains graduate students to be the next generation of environmental leaders, and undertakes outreach to the community.

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The National Special Fishery Conservation Areas(SFCA) is hiring people interested in a consultancy position to help improve management effectiveness in Jamaica.

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WGBH and the Rita Allen Foundation have partnered to create a new fellowship, the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication. This is a unique, one-year chance for an innovative professional to study the field of science media, experiment with media formats, and work to expand science literacy among the public.

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The Fort Worth Zoo is offering a Conservation Expedition to Anegada, British Virgin Islands to help the critically endangered Anegada iguana (Cyclura pinguis). This trip is geared toward undergraduate students, helping them get real field experience.

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Florida House of Representatives 2017-18 Legislative Intern Program

This program offers a unique opportunity for college graduates and graduate students to gain first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and to participate in the work of the legislative branch of state government. For more info, please contact: Shari Whittier Program Analyst Florida House of Representatives Office of Professional Development 327 The Capitol Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: 850-717-5450 shari.whittier@myfloridahouse.gov

The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL), the founding laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), seeks a professional to continue and expand its development program. CBL conducts cutting edge environmental research that leads to new discoveries and informs environmental policy, trains graduate students to be the next generation of environmental leaders, and undertakes outreach to the community.

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American Geophysical Union (AGU) Centennial Program Coordinator

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Centennial Program Coordinator will be responsible for management, coordination, and communication related to AGU’s centennial programs.The incumbent will serve as a liaison with members, society partners, and internal departments and will help develop activities, and respond to ideas and opportunities related to the occasion. Applications are submitted here: https://rew12.ultipro.com/AME1056/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=271

Graduate Student Assistantship Villanova U

A graduate student assistantship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Lisa Rodrigues at Villanova University. Email a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, GRE scores, and the names and contact information of three references able to speak about your academic experiences to Dr. Lisa Rodrigues (lisa.rodrigues@villanova.edu<mailto:lisa.rodrigues@villanova.edu>). Please provide all documents in a single file as an email attachment.

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is hiring an Associate Communications Officer to cover their ocean portfolio. At the Foundation, strategic communication efforts focus on intentionally using our grantmaking, voice, and profile to increase program impact.

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DIG seeks a highly motivated and responsible professional to lead the organization and promote a positive and rewarding work environment for all staff. The Executive Director is responsible for the effective implementation and expansion of all educational programs and projects.

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The Tropical Conservation and Innovation Program at FIU is seeking 10 outstanding undergraduate FIU students to participate in multiple research and hands-on training internship opportunities offered at FIU and partnering organizations during Summer 2017.

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National Geographic is seeking a Assistant Program Officer for its Early Career Grants program for Research and Conservation grants in the disciplines of Biology, Ecology and Conservation.

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The University of South Carolina (Columbia, South Carolina, USA) and the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences is seeking a postdoctoral fellow, funded by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program, to join our interdisciplinary team of researchers to explore the responses of forage fish populations in eastern boundary upwelling ecosystems to physical and biogeochemical variability associated with future climate change.(requisition #010998)

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Provide toxicological support on issues dealing with the potential human health impacts of toxic substances in water. A significant portion of this position's time will be spent conducting literature searches, deriving risk-based criteria, and assessing the hazards of discharges to groundwater and surface water and communicating the results to staff and potentially the regulated community and the public.

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This position offers an opportunity to work with a results-oriented NGO and make a big conservation difference for freshwater resources in Oregon.The Director of Freshwater Programs is responsible for leading The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to conserve and restore freshwater biodiversity in the state of Oregon. S/he will determine conservation priorities, develop program strategies, determine budgetary requirements, and implement freshwater conservation projects.

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Maryland Sea Grant is pleased to announce an opening in our extension program for a coastal community and climate specialist. We are looking for a dynamic individual interested in working across science, government, and communities to provide problem-solving assistance to planners and communities.

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The successful candidate will provide technical support to senior staff by conducting data analyses related to the effects of anthropogenic activities on fish populations, including population-level impact assessments using standard fisheries science methodologies, conducting statistical analyses of aquatic environmental data, preparing scientific reports, and developing environmental impact evaluations related to environmental permitting and regulatory requirements.

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UREx SRN is interested in students who have their sights set on graduate school and careers in related scientific research and outcomes. The REU opportunity will provide selected students hands-on experience in data research, analysis, stakeholder engagement and active collaboration with the UREx SRN team.

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Communications Specialist will plan, develop and implement communication strategies to promote and support the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary’s mission and work, including creating messaging and materials to inform, educate, and inspire key audiences which include businesses, press, potential funders, partners, government leaders, non-governmental organizations, and the public.

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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher, you’ll do important work. And you’ll have the opportunity for continual growth and learning in a culture that empowers your development. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

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HR33FOLD is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic creative writer who has the ability to write in a wide variety of styles and tones. This individual will work closely with the strategic, creative, and PR teams. Excellent copywriting skills and a strong understanding of branding is crucial.

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Conducts environmental impact reviews of transportation improvement projects. Independently performs environmental work including conducting and documenting field reviews, and analyzing information from Geographical Information Systems (GIS) based systems.

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April

The USACE is looking for recent graduates who might be interested in working as a geologist or hydrogeologist with the Corps. As a hydrogeologist, you would be working on groundwater projects related to the Everglades Restoration.

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The Smithsonian Marine Global Earth Observatory (MarineGEO) seeks a talented, motivated, and collaborative person to help implement and expand a network-wide data/information system to support its scientific mission of conducting coordinated, global research on marine biodiversity and ecosystems.

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Scientific consulting company (Roffer’s Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service, Inc. – ROFFS™, West Melbourne, Florida) is looking for a self-motivated, investigative, reliable, positive, and energetic person that will flourish in a challenging deadline and production oriented environment. Candidate should be a self-starter and team player.

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Under the direction of the Cooperative Research and Extension (CRE) Associate Director/Dean, at the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI), the Aquaculture Researcher supports the operations of the CRE Program at CMI Arrak Campus, Majuro, Marshall Islands. The incumbent plans, organizes and conducts Aquaculture Research, workshops, meetings and outreach / extension related demonstrations in the villages and schools throughout islands/atolls in the Marshall Islands.

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Summer undergraduate research opportunity in Alaska

We are hiring an undergraduate student for summer 2017 to assist with research on carbon and nitrogen cycling in streams and catchments in the boreal forest near Fairbanks, Alaska. Interested students should contact Dr. Tamara Harms (tkharms@alaska.edu) and include: 1) cover letter summarizing research interests and experience, 2) list of relevant coursework, and 3) CV by April 18, 2017. For further information on the research, see: www.harmslab.org & www.iab.uaf.edu/people/jay_jones/

The International Center for Tropical Botany is seeking faculty facilitators from FIU interested in facilitating a session for The Kampong Science Teachers Enrichment Program to help improve high school classroom pedagogy in the areas of biology, environmental science, geography or similar disciplines.

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Under direct supervision of the director for the Center for Academic Success (CfAS) the science coach performs a myriad of duties related to the administration, curriculum, and instruction at the Modesto Maidique and Biscayne Bay Campus learning centers. This position requires the individual to work in a team environment within the constructs of the CfAS as well as with various academic units and academic support departments across the FIU community.

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Internship in coral and coralline algal physiology, Australia

We are offering an internship studying the effects of climate change on coral and coralline algal physiology in Prof Malcolm McCulloch's lab at the University of Western Australia in Perth. The internship would be offered for a minimum of 2 months, though candidates will be preferred who can stay for several months.For more info and expressions of interest, please send an email with your CV and contact details of two referees to: christopher.cornwall@uwa.edu.au

Each year, JPL's Center for Climate Sciences (CCS), along with co-sponsors, the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) at Caltech and NASA’s Earth Science Division, brings together the next generation of climate scientists to engage with premier climate scientists from NASA, universities and other agencies.

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Marine Biologist II, Saipan, CNMI

The CNMI Division of Coastal Resources Management is seeking to hire a full-time *Marine Biologist II* to work in the Long-Term Marine Monitoring Program (LTMMP). Please email, as a* single PDF document*, a cover letter, CV or resume, names and contact information for three professional references, and a copy of terminal degree OR unofficial transcripts to David Benavente (davidbenavente@becq.gov.mp), CC Fran Castro (francastro@becq.gov.mp).

Under the general direction of the director, and in coordination with staff members, manages and coordinates the diverse communication functions for Connecticut Sea Grant. This is an annually renewable, grant funded position.

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The Nature Conservancy is seeking a qualified consultant or team of consultants to submit proposals for work to be done to help strengthen and provide alternative livelihoods for members of communities associated with Fish Sanctuaries on the Southwest coast of Jamaica, under the Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP) in Jamaica, through the development of community based tourism and craft making.

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Bird and Snake Monitors in Everglades

CSA South, Inc. is seeking qualified individuals to provide biological monitoring of endangered species and species of concern (primarily birds and Indigo snakes) for C-111 Everglades Restoration Project (Corps of Engineers), north of Homestead Florida. Part-time to full time work. $200 per day (10 to 11 hours per day). Bird experience required. Applicants should send resume/qualifications to pat@csasouth.com or contact Pat Baca at 954-816-7609.

The Cuba Manager directs all aspects of protection, science, stewardship and community relations for the Cuba Projects of the Caribbean Division. S/he also serves as the principle contact to government agencies, other conservation organizations, foundations and the academic community.

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Research Monitoring Intern (ReMI) will work on a number of resource monitoring projects related to the management of natural resources in Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve. Work will concentrate on soil sampling, bird monitoring, vegetation sampling, sampling of exotic vegetation, and mapping of vegetation communities.

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Blue Vision Summit Coordinator

Essential skills are: self starter, professional manner, positive, can-do attitude, attention to detail, strong written and verbal skills, excellent telephone skills, proficiency with Mac computers and Microsoft Office. If you are interested in this position please send a cover letter and resume to Victoria Bell at victoria@bluefront.org

This is a full-time position that offers health and dental benefits, retirement plan with matching employer contributions after one year, paid vacation and sick leave, and 10 paid holidays per year. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, to shawkins@archbold-station.org. Reviewing of applicants will begin April 10 and continue until position is filled.

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The Marine Conservation Manager works under the supervision of the South Florida Program Manager and in close consultation with the statewide Marine Program Manager to provide technical and scientific support and leadership as a subject matter resource expert for The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC’s) marine and coastal conservation initiatives and projects.

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The TGP, believes that students of all socioeconomic & financial backgrounds should have access to invaluable educational and professional development opportunities.In an effort to ensure that their programs are available to all passionate students around the world, they have launched a scholarship platform aimed at providing financial assistance to underserved and underrepresented students.

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Marine Biologist II, Saipan, CNMI

The CNMI Division of Coastal Resources Management is seeking to hire a full-time *Marine Biologist II* to work in the Long-Term Marine Monitoring Program (LTMMP). To apply,please email, as a* single PDF document*, a cover letter, CV or resume, names and contact information for three professional references, and a copy of terminal degree OR unofficial transcripts to David Benavente (davidbenavente@becq.gov.mp), CC Fran Castro (francastro@becq.gov.mp).

May

The position offers the opportunity to help create a sustainability program for #100 ranked public high school in the country and serve as a model plan for the nation’s 5th largest school district.This unpaid position will require an 8-10/hour a week commitment with bi-weekly consultations with the Chair of the MAST PTA Sustainability Committee, Michele Drucker. Additionally, some weeks will require school visits, attendance at student club meetings and stakeholder meetings.

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Adventure Sports Miami hosts a yearly water summer camp for Fisher Island Day School. This water camp has been designed to teach children of ages 4-12 how to swim, paddle, sail and engage in environmental education. Applicants must be available from June 12th – July 28th. We are searching for responsible applicants with knowledge and experience in water activities and a strong willingness to work with children.

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Greening Youth Foundation (GYF, www.gyfoundation.org) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to nurture environmental stewardship among diverse youth and young adults, while exposing them to conservation careers. Participating students gain real world, on-the-job experience as they explore federal careers in the U.S. National Park Service.

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The SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Awards launched in 2017 and is an awards-driven environmental advocacy organization. Our core beliefs maintain that environmental progress requires leadership, leadership deserves recognition, and recognition is a form of accountability. Seal Awards are granted to graduate students (master's and PhD students) and postdocs working on advancing environmental policy or the public's understanding of an environmental issue.

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COMPASS is holding 90-minute virtual message box workshops at three separate times in the next month. This is a way to get a quick introduction to some message refinement and science communication tools and to connect with other scientists interested in effective communication and engagement. Space is limited.

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Sustainable Grenadines Inc (SusGren) is a bi-national NGO that is empowering the people of the Grenadines to develop a prosperous and sustainable blue economy. Toward this goal, the SusGren Junior Ranger Program aims to train and inspire the next generation of environmental professionals in the Grenadines. SusGren is currently seeking a consultant to develop a curriculum for the Sustainable Grenadines Inc. Junior Ranger Program. Please review the attached terms of reference for more details.

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The Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory (DBML) is a facility of the University of the West Indies (under the direction of the Centre for Marine Sciences) dedicated to supporting research and the teaching of biology, chemistry, ecology, geology, hydrology and geography.

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June

Brevard County Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a naturalist to plan and present educational nature programs to schools, community groups, summer camps, park patrons and the public at County parks, nature sanctuaries, meeting rooms, classrooms, and school grounds.

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Under general supervision, the Instructor II is responsible for implementing specific programs as assigned. Employee prepares standard routine reports and records. Job involves decision making which require sound interpretation and mature judgment. Employee provides continuous service to the public frequently involving sensitive matters that demand the utmost tact, courtesy and resourcefulness.

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Archbold Biological Station is seeking a field research assistant to ssist with field work at the Avon Park Air Force Range in south central Florida. The position is part of Archbold Biological Station’s Avian Ecology Program under the direction of Dr. Reed Bowman.

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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a tuna sampling coordinator to assist and support the Finfish Field Operations Team Project Leader by coordinating Oregon's albacore tuna sampling, collecting and analyzing biological data, drafting reports, and maintaining communication links between the agency finfish program, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and resource users.

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking a natural resources biologist to participate in the planning and implementation of freshwater stream ecological assessments and will serve as a member of a field crew responsible for the collection of data on fishes, benthic macroinvertebrates, herpetofauna, crayfishes, freshwater mussels, physical habitat, water quality, and land use in non-tidal streams and rivers as part of the Maryland Biological Stream Survey.

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The Department of Environmental Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico is seeking a Research Manager to assist scientists conducting research in the Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot (LFDP) in Puerto Rico. The LFDP is a 16 ha gridded forest plot where all saplings, shrubs, and trees are identified, mapped, and measured every five years to address questions of forest diversity and management.

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July

he Blowing Rocks Preserve Maintenance Specialist maintains facilities, tools, and equipment, mechanical systems and vehicles, landscaping around buildings, and Preserve areas frequented by the visiting public

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Based at the UMass Gloucester Marine Station in close proximity to North Shore communities and State, Federal and non-governmental collaborators

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The LMCP provides technical and financial assistance to state, regional, and local partners to protect, preserve and utilize coastal resources. The program also helps coordinate state agency action on coastal management issues

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The Field Steward assists with the implementation of a comprehensive program to protect natural communities and species, and to complete land management activities on conservation lands in central and southeastern Minnesota

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MyFWC is seeking a fisheries and wildlife biological scientist to be responsible for day to day operations on the Holey Land and Rotenberger Wildlife Management Areas located in Palm Beach County for the Wildlife and Habitat Management section within the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation

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The Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program is an initiative of Clean Cities, a government-industry partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program

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August

Watch videos for the first global count of sharks and rays and earn a spot on a shark tagging trip with top researchers.

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looking for students (preferentially graduate students of any nationality at U.S. institutions) to participate in GO-SHIP cruises in early 2018. see link for details: http://usgoship.ucsd.edu.

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Join the Florida Master Naturalist Program UPLANDS Module! Courses will be held on Wednesday evenings (Oct. 18 – Nov. 15) at Miami Seaquarium. We will explore pine rockland, hardwood hammock, and other upland communities and the flora and fauna associated with these extremely sensitive areas For a full course schedule and to register please visit http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/us17-19.html This course has been put together by the FMNP, Fairchild Tropical Botanic

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Th eRangel Graduate Fellowship aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The Program selects outstanding Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service.

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Do you have a passion for public service and want to advance sustainable management of natural resources in Washington State? We are looking for a highly qualified and motivated candidate to serve as a senior aquatic resources policy analyst within the Aquatic Resources Division at the Department of Natural Resources. You will develop significant new program and policy directions related to the sustainable management of state-owned aquatic lands and associated public resources.

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e incumbent is responsible for developing, planning, executing a highly competitive and independent international research program. The program will focus on theoretical and applied science for landscape-level conservation and ecology of large and threatened terrestrial mammal species, with an additional focus on reintroduction/restoration of these species to their native range. Open & closing dates 2017-08-23 to 2017-09-20

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Seeking a PhD student with a focus in physical oceanography who will conduct research incorporating field observations and ocean modelling. Please send a cover letter describing your research interests and experience, a CV and the names of two referees to both: Professor Ryan Lowe ryan.lowe@uwa.edu.au, and Dr. Jessica Benthuysen, J.Benthuysen@aims.gov.au The closing date for applications is Sept 22 2017.

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NCCOS is recruiting a permanent FTE to fill a Research Ecologist Position as part of our continued efforts to increase our technical capabilities. The ZP3/4 position is located at the NCCOS Beaufort Laboratory. For those who are interested in the position and wish to share the recruitment with colleagues, please access the announcement on www.usajobs.gov. Please refer to vacancy announcement numbers: NOS-NCCOS-2017-0046/0047 (DE/MAP) with open date 08/25/2017 and close date of 09/01/2017

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The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Natural Resources Policy to join its Natural Resources and Earth Sciences Section

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National Council for Science and the Environment- Membership Manager

Membership Manager will lead recruitment and expansion efforts for NCSE’s existing membership categories, including four-year and two-year institutions of higher education, and lead the development of new membership categories beyond our current membership base for launch in 2018. Email Jessica Soule (jsoule@ncseglobal.org)for inquiries

National Council for Science and the Environment- Events & Meetings Coordinator

Events & Meetings Coordinator will lead the coordination, execution, and follow-up of NCSE’s annual events, including the National Conference and Global Forum, Academic- Federal Dialogue, Energy Education Summit, EnvironMentors National Fair, and biannual member meetings, as well as other stand alone meetings as needed. For inquiries, email Jessica Soule (jsoule@ncseglobal.org)

The Community Planning and Capacity Building Recovery Support Function (CPCB RSF) supports and builds the recovery capacities and community planning resources of local, State and Tribal governments after a disaster. If you are interested in helping communities after a disaster

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Office of Response and Restoration based in St. Petersburg

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: This position is primarily to support Mote’s coral restoration, monitoring and assessment programs including the in-situ coral nursery, the land based nursery and the outplanting to offshore nursery and restoration sites.

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NSF/Wellcome Trust grant funded position, lasting for 3 years. You'll help us research youth learning in museum-led citizen science efforts outside and online!

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Two program officer positions available at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation - one in the Andes/Amazon Initiative and one in the Oceans and Seafood Markets Initiative - see below link for more information.

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The Coastal Director will develop and implement strategies related to climate resilience and adaptation, restoration of habitat and coastal processes and other emerging issues that affect people and nature. Applications due 08/28/2017

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The Resilient Coasts Program Director provides strategic leadership and support for the Conservancy’s work in coastal landscapes to improve ecological and community resilience along Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay and seaside coastlines. The Director is a strong team leader and skilled project manager who facilitates all aspects of implementation of the MD/DC Chapter’s coastal resilience strategy, which works across conservation, science, government relations, and community engagement.

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The Environmental Specialist is a full-time Other Personal Services (OPS) position in the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves (BBAP) office of the Florida Coastal Office (FCO) in the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

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The Everglades Systems Assessment Section of the South Florida Water Management District in West Palm Beach, FL seeks an ecologist to join a multi-disciplinary team assessing the effectiveness of restoration activities on Everglades ecosystem recovery. The position will play a major role in field and data analyses for several large-scale projects.

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The St. Johns River Water Management District has eight paid internships for Fall 2017.

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the San Francisco Bay Area Network are currently seeking applicants for a science communication internship

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September

Job opportunity at Fairchild-Magenet School Program Coordinator

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is seeking a talented and motivated individual to coordinate Fairchild’s botany magnet high school program, in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public School’s, BioTECH @Richmond Heights. This position reports to the Director of Education. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Marilyn Caputo, Education Program Assistant, at mcaputo@fairchildgarden.org

Two economist and a social science opening, NE Fishery Science Center, Woods Hole

Research Social Scientist NMFS-NEFSC-2017-0069: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480033500 NMFS-NEFSC-2017-0070: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480033700 Research Economist NMFS-NEFSC-2017-0067: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480033100 NMFS-NEFSC-2017-0068: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480033300 The announcements will be open for 14 days, from September 21st, 2017 through October 4th, 2017.

Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development, Northwestern U.

NU hiring a Director for Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development. This position will be reporting to Associate Dean Hank Seifert, and is responsible for leading the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Training Grant Support Office and Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development, all based in TGS, as well as working on related projects, workgroups, and initiatives. Questions for the application and hiring process should be directed to tgs@northwestern.edu.

Sea Grant Educator, Saginaw Bay District

Sea Grant Extension educators are involved in planning, organizing, and implementing university-based educational programs that apply knowledge and understanding gained through research. To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page (internal candidate or external candidate) as noted under the To Apply section. Search for posting number 461066 using the Job Search field.

Duties The responsibilities of the NSF program officer are constantly evolving. The program officer is guided by the goals of NSF’s Strategic Plan: (1) enable the United States to uphold a position of world leadership in all aspects of science, mathematics, and engineering, (2) promote the discovery, integration, dissemination, and employment of new knowledge in service to society, and (3) achieve excellence in U.S. science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education at all levels.

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The position is located in the Department of Mathematics and Science at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York.This position is responsible for providing equipment set-up, equipment modification, maintenance and repair, testing and calibration, preparation and standardization of chemical solutions and provide instructions to Midshipmen in the Physics and Chemistry Laboratories.

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Oceana seeks intern(s) with experience in ocean science and a passion for conservation. The intern will work with the Science & Strategy team at Oceana’s headquarters to help answer important questions for Oceana and support 50+ staff working on science and policy in our 8 global offices. Internships are paid, full-time in our Washington, DC office for a minimum of three months. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed periodically.

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The Climate Dynamics section at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) invite applications for a Postdoctoral researcher in high-resolution climate modelling with an Arctic focus. This full-time three-year position will be located in Bremerhaven, Germany.

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors a number of awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are available. For more information: 202-334-2760 rap@nas.edu www.nas.edu/rap

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SEPAL – The Science Education Partnership and Assessment Laboratory – at San Francisco State University (SFSU) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biology Education and Research with a strong focus on understanding and promoting inclusion, equity, and diversity in science. The position is renewable for up to 2 years and may begin as early as January 1, 2018. Questions about the position should be directed to SEPAL Director, Dr. Kimberly D. Tanner (kdtanner@sfsu.edu)

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The Richard Blanco Fellowship in Creative Writing was established in honor of alum Richard Blanco, upon the celebration of the 25th anniversary of FIU's Creative Writing Program. Through this fellowship, we aim to build an endowment to support master's-level graduate students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines in the Creative Writing program, providing students significant opportunities for future career development.

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In 2018 it will be nearly ten years since the last Anolis symposium was held at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. Given the rapid advances and exciting new discoveries in Anolis biology we felt it was time to organize the 7th Anolis symposium! So, with this official announcement, please mark the weekend of March 17-18th 2018 in your calendars to come and visit the wonderfully tropical lizard-world of Miami, FL!

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions in East Africa-Geology

Applications are invited for a series of four Research Associate positions: Research Associate in Seismology: http://tinyurl.com/ybfm9teb Research Associate in Tectonics: http://tinyurl.com/y7ng3ywt Research Associate in Earthquake Impact Assessment:http://tinyurl.com/y9w72wgd Research Associate in Structural Geology: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/jobs. Search for 6421BR.

Rookery Bay will be celebrating National Estuaries Day on Saturday, September 30th. They are inviting FIU labs to come out and man booths that showcase their research. WHERE: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center 300 Tower Road Naples, FL 34113 Kindly confirm your lab's participation by contacting Rookery Bay's Education Coordinator: Sarah Falkowski, Education Coordinator Direct Line: 239-530-5975 [Cisco FDEP Ext. 85975]

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Any student completing a master’s or other advanced degree program in natural resource management or environment-related studies at an accredited U.S. university between January 1, 2017, and July 31, 2018, is eligible to apply for the Coastal Management Fellowship. Students from a broad range of environmental programs are encouraged to apply. Application packages must be submitted to the Sea Grant program office in the state where you earned your degree by January 19, 2018.

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A UCAR position has been posted to contribute to the MAPP program. The announcement is open until Nov 9.

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The Sustainability Program at the University of South Dakota is offering a NSF REU program this summer titled “Sustainable RIVER (Remediating InVasives to Encourage Resilience).” Sustainable RIVER is a full-time, paid, undergraduate research opportunity. In the Sustainable RIVER project, the students will investigate different invasive elements and cultural and natural stressors affecting the Missouri River.

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Program supports interdisciplinary research that examines human and natural system processes and the complex interactions among human and natural systems at diverse scales. Research projects must include analyses of four different components: (1) the dynamics of a natural system; (2) the dynamics of a human system; (3) the processes through which the natural system affects the human system; and ... https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13681&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

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Job Title:Biologist 1 - Open Competitive Job ID:46604 Closing Date:October 29, Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Biology or related natural or environmental science field. Must possess a Driver license. To view and apply for this position, please: Go to http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp and enter job ID.

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seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to join a social science project examining the role of philanthropic foundations in environmental governance. The project focuses specifically on marine conservation governance in the Pacific Islands, and will include fieldwork in Fiji and Palau as well as at foundation offices in the U.S. The project embraces academic and applied objectives, and offers a unique opportunity to advance both scholarship and practice. Submit application by Nov 1st, 2017.

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The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). More: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/faculty/index.html

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More information in attachment. Please send a resume, cover letter, and list of three references to Richard Snow (rsnow@seakeepers.org) and cc molly@seakeepers.org.

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The National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) is now accepting applications for a Social Media Community Manager and Editor. The job description is attached. This is a contractual position to help forward the mission of NMEA through it's Social Media communications. The Social Media Community Manager and Editor will work closely with the leadership and communications teams in NMEA.

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Post-doc in environmental signals and stock assessment, U of Washington

UW is looking for a post doc or senior Ph.D. student to participate in a funded research project looking at environmental signals and stock assessment and management reference points. The ideal candidate will be familiar with statistical catch at age models or similar stock assessment methods, though we will consider individuals with strong quantitative training. Interested individuals should sent a CV to essing@uw.edu.

Responsibilities include conducting socioeconomic research with key stakeholders and developing impact assessments; contributing to partner and stakeholder advisory committees; collaborating with industry and community leaders to address socioeconomic issues; serving as liaison to government, industry, and community leaders; developing stakeholder engagement plans. Job #15232 Please submit your Oct 31st for first consideration.

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A ZP-3 position is now open for a stock assessment analyst at the Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami Lab. Interdisciplinary Research Ecologist or Research Mathematical Statistician, ZP-0408/1529-03 NMFS-SEFSC-2017-0031(MAP) NMFS-SEFSC-2017-0032 (DE) Open Date 10/02/2017 Close Date 10/16/2017 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480970000 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480970800

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job opportunity available now for someone with previous planning experience: The Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) coral program focuses on coral reef ecosystem protection and restoration (i.e., develops new and innovative coral projects); prepares and oversees coral grants ensuring timeliness of all grant/project deliverables; and provides the agency with current information on issues of concern (e.g., disease, bleaching, etc.); and performs other related duties as assigned.

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postdoc opportunity at NOAA/PMEL in Seattle to work with new tropical Pacific observations. The position is through the National Academy of Sciences, funded by NOAA. The position is funded for 2 years, with a possible extension to a 3rd year. More information: http://nrc58.nas.edu/RAPLab10/Opportunity/Opportunity.aspx?LabCode=26&ROPCD=267785&RONum=C0077

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute is looking for a research technician. To learn more visit: http://www.mbari.org/research-technician-marinebiogeochemistry/

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The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship places science, engineering, and mathematics students and postdocs at media organizations nationwide. They have worked as reporters, editors, researchers, and production assistants at media outlets that include the Los Angeles Times, WIRED, National Public Radio, National Geographic, and Scientific American.

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The Archbold-UF LTAR is in search of a dedicated Assistant Data Manager to assist with organization and dissemination of data associated with their sites. Our ideal candidate is someone who loves databases and coding but has a background in (or interest in) agroecology and sustainable food production and understands its importance to society.

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The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programs of the AMNH are designed to advance the training of each participant by having them pursue a specific, time-limited project in association with Museum professionals in the Museum setting. The applicant's project must fit into one or more of the main research areas of interest in the Museum's Scientific Divisions: Anthropology; Invertebrate Zoology; Paleontology; Physical Sciences (Astrophysics and Earth & Planetary Sciences); Vertebrate Zoology.

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The Division of Marine Science and Conservation, part of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, invites applications for a full time postdoctoral associate for a two-and-a-half year fellowship, available immediately to work with an interdisciplinary team to evaluate the social, environmental, economic, and governance contributions of small-scale fisheries using available subnational, national and global data as well as data generated from case studies.

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The Georgetown Climate Center (GCC), based at Georgetown University Law Center, is seeking an Institute Associate to manage and contribute to projects on laws and policies related to climate adaptation at the local, state, and federal levels, with a focus on coastal resilience. This individual will work with communities and other partners and help manage research and writing projects related to coastal adaptation.

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The University of Washington College of the Environment is seeking a half-time communications manager to develop and implement the communications program of the Northwest Climate Science Center. This individual will assess the efficacy and salience of existing communications; develop and deliver strategic, targeted, and tailored communications products; ensure compliance with partner communication requirements; track and evaluate communications success; and revise approaches as needed.

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More than 20 internship opportunities for students at the Deering Estate this academic year. Please see attached document to find out more.

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The Everglades Systems Assessment Section of the South Florida Water Management District in West Palm Beach seeks a hydrologist to join a multi-disciplinary team assessing the effectiveness of restoration activities on Everglades ecosystem recovery. The position will play a major role in hydrologic field and data analyses for several large-scale projects. please go to https://www.sfwmd.gov/careers, Hydrologist 3, position ID 1997BR.

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Join Island Press and the Security and Sustainability Forum in a 45 minute online conversation with David Orr, Oberlin College and Erik Assadourian, World Watch Institute, about climate, education and democracy. This is a follow up to a recent webinar featuring WWI's latest publication in its State of the World annual series, "EarthEd - Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet". Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6804487523461693441

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The Gray and Pintor Labs at The Ohio State University’s School of Environment and Natural Resources are seeking a PhD student to work on an NSF funded project starting in Autumn 2018 (with the possibility of a pre-enrollment field season in Summer 2018). The project aims to determine the key drivers and functional significance of sensory and behavioral trait divergence in an African cichlid facing human-induced rapid environmental change (HIREC).

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The Cadmus Group LLC is seeking highly motivated individuals with backgrounds in environmental or natural sciences; computer science; mathematics, statistics or data science; environmental engineering, or closely related fields. Our work primarily support contracts with EPA and other government clients in the areas of drinking water, water quality, and climate science/policy. To apply: https://careers-cadmusgroup.icims.com/jobs/1355/research-analyst%2c-environmental-programs-group/job

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The Center is currently looking for a full-time EPA Policy Specialist. This position is located in Washington, D.C. General position overview: The policy specialist will analyze and respond to congressional legislation, budget proposals, and administrative actions that would weaken safeguards designed to protect the environment. In particular, the position will focus on toxic pollutants, and their impacts to human health, endangered species, and the environment.

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BASIC FUNCTION: Administer the research, communications, outreach, and student training activities, financial management and daily operations of the URI STEEP (Sources, Transport, Exposure and Effects of PFASs) P42 Superfund Research Center. Assist the center director with day-to-day oversight and coordination activities in support of the projects and cores. Application Deadline: 10/13/2017

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With support from the Woods Hole Sea Grant (WHSG) program, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is pleased to offer a new Postdoctoral Fellow position in Marine Policy, Outreach, & Education. This is a temporary, full-time appointment and is eligible for benefits. The anticipated appointment dates are January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Apply by November 15 at: http://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/p/pJobDetails.aspx?mid=YWWY&sid=FDB&jid=GTYYFBCX&a=Ya5kVOjNOCU%253d

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[ECOLOG-L] Forests Awards

Two Travel Awards for postdocs or PhD students consisting of CHF 800 / USD 850 / EUR 700 each will be awarded to attend a forestry related conference. The candidate must be registered to attend and present an oral talk or poster at an international forestry conference/congress. Please send your applications for these awards to the Forests Editorial Office at forests@mdpi.com by 12/31/2017.

FIU-ARC job opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students

FIU-ARC is currently seeking outstanding graduate and undergraduate students to join our team of professionals solving the challenges for cleanup of our nation’s radioactive waste. Qualifications: have an interest in environmental chemistry, materials science, and/or waste management. Experience working in an analytical chemistry laboratory and handling low levels of radioactivity is preferred. A willingness to work in a multidisciplinary, team environment is required. Email katsenov@fiu.edu.

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The Florida Chapter of The Wildlife Society, in conjunction with the Florida Wildlife Federation and the National Wild Turkey Federation, is sponsoring scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students. View attached documents for more information.

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