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The Office of the Vice President for Research and the Social Science Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites applications for the Director of the Population Research Institute (PRI). PRI`s major goal is to advance the scientific understanding of human population dynamics.

When: November 18th 2015 – 6:00PM to 9:30 PM

Earth Institute, Columbia University
The Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York, NY, seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or Sc.D. recipients interested in a broad range of issues in sustainable development.

Since 1973, ASME has sponsored over 100 Federal Fellows, providing them with an opportunity to serve a one-year term in the Administration or U.S. Congress. Fellows serve as independent, non-biased advisors in engineering, science and technology, bringing a nonpartisan, pragmatic approach to analysis and input which has a profound impact on the decision making process.

The selected candidate will work with SCRiM project teams to develop modeling, analysis, visualization, decision support, and educational tools. Desired areas of expertise include models of Earth system components, geophysical data visualization, statistical analysis of large datasets, optimization techniques, and development of web-based graphical user interfaces.

Potential projects for the successful candidate include (i) development of models to inform optimal and robust climate mitigation and adaptation strategies under uncertainty with learning, and (ii) development of models and methods for analyzing the transition of the energy system to meet multiple goals including low carbon emissions, low water usage, and low air pollution, with a particular fo

The successful candidate will work with SCRiM researchers and collaborators across multiple transdisciplinary projects to develop customized climate data products for climate impacts studies and decision support applications.

The successful candidate will join an transdisciplinary research team that analyzes two main questions: (i) How can paleoclimatic and instrumental records improve our mechanistic understanding of the climate system and inform climate predictions? (ii) How can this scientific information be used to improve the design of climate-risk management strategies?


Energy, Environment and Transportation

Climate Change and Sustainability

Washington, DC

Job Description: 

ICF International is currently seeking a Science Writer/Editor to work with a dedicated team of professionals supporting the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) located at the client site in Washington, DC.

Penn State Graduate Student Kaitlin McCormick is conducting three one-hour focus groups with Penn State faculty women from STEM departments before Thanksgiving. The point of the focus groups is to fine-tune items in the Workplace Activity for Gender Equity Simulation (WAGES) to better represent the experiences of women faculty in STEM.

April 5 - 6, 2016
University Park Campus

The extended abstract submission deadline for ISEM  2016 is Oct. 30. 

The Keck Futures Initiative. National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, with the support of the W.M.

What's in it for you? 

The Ocean Exploration Trust’s Science Communication Fellowship (SCF) Program immerses formal and informal educators in the Nautilus Corps of Exploration and empowers them to bring ocean exploration - specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and

The Climate Hubs Fellows Program (CHFP) has been announced. The CHFP program will hire fellows as temporary federal employees to work with the regional Hubs and Sub-Hubs to accomplish their mission.

Founded in 2008, the SENCER Leadership Fellows program recognizes members of the SENCER community interested in taking on more advanced involvement through formal roles in the project. Leadership Fellows are appointed for 18-month, renewable terms, and work on projects of their own design.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Office of Research and Development
National Center for Environmental Research
P3 Award Program

This is the initial announcement of this funding opportunity.

Funding Opportunity Numbers (FON) and Associated Research Areas:

The Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference (BECC) is the premier international conference focused on understanding human behavior and decision making so that this knowledge can accelerate the transition to an energy-efficient and low-carbon future. BECC is currently in its ninth year and is associated with a growing set of allied conferences in Europe and Asia.

Broad Goals