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Daily Archives: April 15, 2014
April 15, 2014 – 1:16 pm
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April 15, 2014 – 12:53 pm
Tri-CAP seeks an Environmental Justice Community Organizer to bring local residents and community groups together to work for environmental restoration, public access, and sustainable development along the Malden River corridor. Barry Ingber, Director of Energy Programs. Tri-City Community Action Program, Inc. 110 Pleasant St, 3rd Floor Malden, MA 02148 firstname.lastname@example.org .
April 15, 2014 – 12:51 pm
April 15, 2014 – 12:49 pm
The individual selected for this position will be administratively assigned to the Rural Development and Natural Resources Branch (RDNR) of the Development Resources and Disaster Assistance Division (DRDA), Office of Capacity Building and Development (OCBD), Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (FAS/OCBD/DRDA/RDNR) but will be located in and work directly with the U.S. Agency for International Development/Economic Growth, Education and Environment Bureau (E3), Global Climate Change Office. Learn more.
April 15, 2014 – 12:47 pm
The Southwest Florida Water Management District is seeking a student for a PAID internship. The intern will work with staff in the Springs and Environmental Flows section on a variety of projects such as springs restoration activities and minimum flows and levels development. The student must be motivated and willing to work indoors and outdoors. A graduate level student is preferred but undergraduate students will also be considered. This position will be based out of the Brooksville office and is capped at a maximum of 25 hours/week. The internship is currently open and is anticipated to last for up to a year and a half. For more information or to submit a resume, please contact Sean King (email@example.com ; 352-796-7211 x4268).
April 15, 2014 – 12:37 pm
The Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference Committee is pleased to share the following CFP for the fourth annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, “Eco-Imaginaries,” to be held on October 10, 2014. The keynote will be delivered by Elizabeth DeLoughery, an associate professor of English and of the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California, Los Angeles. We welcome papers from all disciplines and fields whose work participates in emergent conversations about the environment in the humanities. Please send your abstract of no more than 300 words, along with a short bio, firstname.lastname@example.org by June 15, 2014. We are also building a working group of Tufts graduate students that meet every few weeks to discuss environmental issues. All are welcome to join, regardless of discipline or background. Learn more.
April 15, 2014 – 12:02 pm
Application deadline: April 30, 2014
This year, the Emerging Leader Fellowship program will be a one-year intensive leadership development program for 10select young professionals and 10 college students interested in leadership opportunities, additional skill trainings, and support from a diverse network of peers and mentors. The focus of this year’s fellowship will be on leadership and professional development, providing in-depth development opportunities throughout the program in lieu of a monetary stipend. By focusing on intense leadership and professional development, skills learned can be used in a wide range of settings to advance career and educational objectives.
April 15, 2014 – 11:55 am
Application deadline: May 15, 2014
The Berry Farming and Ecological Agrarianism Program at St. Catharine College is founded on the lifework of writer, farmer, and activist Wendell Berry. The program provides two interdisciplinary sustainable agriculture Bachelor’s degrees and seeks a faculty member to develop the curriculum’s agroecology and food systems components. The Department of Earth Studies invites applications for an 11-month teaching, research, and advising appointment from terminally-degreed candidates with specializations in organic and sustainable agriculture. Research areas may include but are not limited to agroecology, plant and soil science, horticulture, agronomy, and food systems development. Applicants should be committed to the agrarian principles expounded in Wendell Berry’s work.
Candidates should also be prepared to (1) assist the program director in designing field components for a campus farm; (2) implement courses in agroecology, plant and soil science, and food systems; (3) assist in the development of program goals; (4) advise students and contribute to recruitment efforts; and (5) work with the partnering organization, The Berry Center, to engage research activities that support mid-size and small-scale farm operations.
The selected candidate will teach a range of courses including but not limited to: organic crop production, soil ecology, livestock husbandry, and whole farms design. As available and as needed, the selected candidate will also teach botany, ecology, and environmental science courses.
To apply, submit a cover letter, current CV, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to: St. Catharine College, Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, KY 40061, Attn: Sustainable Agriculture Faculty Position. Electronic submissions (MS Word and/or PDF) may be emailed to email@example.com , subject: Sustainable Agriculture Faculty. St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
April 15, 2014 – 11:51 am
Application deadline: April 26, 2014
Serve as central point of contact and support in all efforts to engage students in sustainability efforts on campus and integrate sustainability across the curricula of the college. Engagement efforts include: conference, fundraiser and awareness week planning; delivering guest lectures; group and class tours; and organization and oversight of the Student Sustainability Committee. Educational efforts include: developing, facilitating and promoting the Sunflower Project for sustainability curriculum development and integration; cataloging and assessing the college’s collective sustainability education efforts through the development and implementation of an internal assessment rubric and national reporting methods. Subsequent administrative duties include: website update and maintenance; developing print, video and other promotional media; and managing event and project communication and outreach efforts.
April 15, 2014 – 11:50 am
Sustainability is both an institutional commitment and a community value, exercised daily as DePauw University pursues our commitment to carbon neutrality by 2040. The Office for Sustainability seeks an individual to work with the Sustainability Director to lead day-to-day activities of the Sustainability program at DePauw. We are seeking a thoughtful, reflective individual with an understanding of the urgency of anthropogenic climate disruption and a passion for sustainable solutions that support our education mission. This position will report to and work closely with DePauw’s Sustainability Director; and will engage and empower our campus and community toward becoming more socially, economically, and environmentally just.
This individual will also manage and work on the one-acre campus farm, primarily from May to September. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to planting plants, weeding, trimming, cleaning, keeping all records for the campus farm, making plans to expand the farm, and interfacing with Bon Appetit, local food pantries, and other interested parties.