Daily Archives: October 11, 2013

Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellows

Deadline: January 9, 2014

The Environmental Defense Fund is now accepting applications for the EDF Climate Corps through their 2014 Fellow Online Application Portal. This program places top-tier graduate students in companies, cities, and universities to build and deliver customized energy management strategies and solutions. Working directly with staff from operations, finance and sustainability departments, the EDF Climate Corps fellows spend 10-12 weeks as energy problem solvers and organizational change agents.

Along with many other benefits such as training and professional development opportunities, fellows are paid $1,250 per week and are reimbursed for certain travel expenses. EDF plans to recruit 120 fellows and anticipates receiving over 700 applications. Interested students should visit the EDF website or contact the staff at edfclimatecorps.apply@edf.org for further information.

 

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science (Allegheny College, PA)

DEADLINE: November 1, 2013

The Environmental Science Department at Allegheny College invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2014.  We seek an individual with interdisciplinary teaching and research interests in environmental science and studies and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.  We are particularly interested in candidates with teaching and research expertise in energy efficiency, energy conservation, and sustainable energy. The ideal candidate will engage students in quantitative lab or field-based classes in energy efficiency, renewable energy, green building, engineering, or urban planning. A Ph.D. and previous teaching experience strongly preferred.

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Biology (Springfield College, MA)

DEADLINE: November 15th, 2013

Springfield College invites applications for a tenure track position in Environmental Biology. The College seeks an environmental biologist who can teach introductory level biology, upper division courses in ecology and plant biology, and upper division courses in support of a new interdisciplinary environmental science major. Preference will be given to candidates who are excellent and innovative teachers who can engage undergraduate students in research and fieldwork projects in environmental biology. Teaching responsibility is 4 courses a semester; scholarly research agenda required.

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Assistant Professor, Sustainable Science Management (U Hawai’i Maui)

DEADLINE: October 21, 2013

This position will be primarily responsible for teaching lower division and upper division courses in the Sustainable Science Management (SSM) program, which may require expertise in energy, water, natural systems, policy processes, engineering, island issues and other fields; all in the interdisciplinary context which defines contemporary sustainability education approaches, continuing development of the SSM four year BAS degree program, development of new curriculum, outcomes and assessment strategies for courses, service-learning/internship opportunities, advising and counseling students, and assisting in campus-related activities, participating in faculty/administrative committees, community service, and in-service training, maintaining an approved program of professional development and applied research in the field.

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Dean, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (UVM)

The University of Vermont (UVM), one of the oldest universities in America, seeks an accomplished, inspiring, collaborative leader to serve as Dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR). This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced academic leader with the vision to advance a vital unit within one of the nation’s premier small public research universities.

Student Sustainability Program Adviser, U Illinois Urbana-Champaign

DEADLINE: October 14th, 2013

The Illini Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a talented student affairs professional to serve as a Program Advisor in the Student Programs and Activities Office.  Founded in 1867, the Illinois campus is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions. It is one of the top comprehensive research public universities in the nation. The successful candidate will be working on a campus with an academically talented and diverse student population, including 19 percent international students, 12 percent Asian American students, 5 percent African American students and 6 percent Hispanic/Latino students from a total enrollment over 42,000 students.  As the community center of the University, the Illini Union draws together all members of the University with approximately 16,000 visits of students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests on a daily basis.

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Sustainability Coordinator, California State U Long Beach

DEADLINE: October 18th, 2013

Position Description:

- Develop and coordinate plans, programs and initiatives to meet campus sustainability needs.
- Maintain sustainability communication and outreach programs.
- Coordinate the activities of the Campus Sustainability Task Force under the supervision of the Energy and Sustainability Manager.
- Coordinate and support sustainability events, activities, class projects, groups and  clubs.
- Supervise Student Assistants and Interns.

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President, River Network (Portland, OR)

Reporting to a committed Board of Directors, River Network’s President is responsible for strategic direction and overall leadership of the organization. S/he serves as the public face of the organization and works with local partners to collaboratively advance the mission. The President leads all fundraising activities, with a special emphasis on major and planned gifts. S/he also oversees fund development from foundations, corporations and government grants. Learn more/apply.

Preservation Program Manager (Hawaii)

DEADLINE: November 4th, 2013

Historic Hawai’i Foundation is seeking a Preservation Program Manager. This highly responsible and self-directed position provides planning, oversight and execution of HHF’s technical assistance and field services through the Preservation Resource Center. The Preservation Program Manager provides comprehensive community-based historic preservation services that increase access to and expand the variety of resources related to historic property protection through three major service lines – technical assistance, information services, and preservation programs. Click here for position description and application information.

CUAHSI Pathfinder Fellowship

DEADLINE: October 18th, 2013

The CUAHSI Pathfinder Fellowship program provides travel funds to graduate students in water science to make an extended trip to conduct and enhance their research. Fellowships are awarded to cover travel costs up to a maximum of $5000. For more information about the fellowships and how to apply, see the Fellowships page on CUAHSI’s website here.    Awardees will be notified by November 9.