Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 2021 Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) Annual Community Meeting
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Arctic Data Center Projects Data Coordinator
Arctic Data Center Do you have a passion for open science? Interested in Arctic research? Excited to engage with the broader research community? Consider joining NCEAS and the Arctic Data Center team. We are currently seeking a Projects Data Coordinator to support management of Arctic research data, including gathering and analyzing information from data providers, and editing metadata to make the data understandable and useful for synthesis activities.
Program Manager, Institute of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth
Dartmouth Program Manager for the Institute of Arctic Studies (IAS) at Dartmouth. Established in 1989, the Institute of Arctic Studies is Dartmouth's crossroads for multidisciplinary Arctic scholarship and policy dialogs that center inclusion, justice, equity, and Indigenous Knowledge for both Arctic and global challenges. A full position description will be posted soon - in meantime, inquiries are welcome to IAS Director Melody Brown Burkins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Assistant Professor - Public Policy and Administration (Inequity)
Carleton University Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in any social science field relating to inequality and public policy by date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a clearly demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. These fields may include Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology, or related disciplines. Candidates must have demonstrated promise of excellence in research and teaching related to policy and inequalities. The ideal candidate’s research should focus on the ways in which public policy can foster a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive society.
CIRES/ EDUCATION AND OUTREACH Curriculum Developer
University of Colorado Boulder The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Education & Outreach Program seeks to hire a full-time curriculum developer (part-time position, remote or hybrid work environment possible). We seek to hire a candidate with experience in designing middle and high school, science curricula, classroom experience, and experience creating and delivering K-12 teacher professional development resources and events. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
CIRES/ EDUCATION AND OUTREACH Polar Science Early Career Community Office Director
University of Colorado Boulder The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado Boulder seek to hire a polar scientist as the Director of a new Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO), to be homed within the CIRES Education & Outreach Program in support of polar early career scientists across the nation. We are seeking a motivated scientist who wants to focus their energy on supporting inclusion, belonging and career development of students, postdocs and community members involved in polar research. The PSECCO director will work to understand and connect with existing organizations focused on polar early career scientist development and belonging, accessibility, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (BAJEDI) initiatives, and create a community office that provides practical support for activities led by early career scientists, including through grants, communication, meeting logistics and website support. The candidate will be supported by a team of polar, education, and network professionals and a steering committee, and will have the opportunity to help shape the direction of the community office. Key components of the role will include community building and engagement, organizing workshops and training events for early career scientists and community members, managing a BAJEDI micro-grant award program, and representing the office at conferences. The director will be a self-motivated individual with experience in polar science and a commitment to values of inclusion, accessibility, and diversity. The position is currently funded for three years. The director is encouraged to publish, present PESCCO work at conferences, and apply for further funding opportunities. The US polar science community remains one of the least diverse of the STEM fields. This position was created to support early career polar scientists by empowering and supporting them in their broadening
Faculty Position in Environmental Studies
University of Southern California The Environmental Studies Program in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California, seeks to hire an outstanding faculty member to fill a full-time teaching-track or practice-track faculty position beginning in August 2022 (open rank: Lecturer, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Associate Professor (Teaching), Professor (Teaching), Assistant Professor of the Practice, Associate Professor of the Practice, Professor of the Practice). The Environmental Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program that aims to educate the next generation of environmental leaders and focuses mostly on undergraduate degree programs, with a small number of students in thriving Master’s programs.
We are looking for a candidate with broad training in the environmental social sciences, with expertise in the areas of Environmental Justice, Sustainability and Community Resilience, and/or inclusive Public Policy and Environmental Governance. People working in the area of community based participatory action research, socio-environmental systems, and/or traditional ecological knowledges are particularly encouraged to apply.
This position is a full time teaching position with a workload profile of teaching (80%) and service (20%) which typically amounts to 5 classes per academic year (20 units). As such, the desirable candidate will have an established record of excellence in undergraduate teaching. We particularly seek a candidate who will be able to teach Environmental Issues in Society and Environmental Ethics, as well as develop a freshman general education seminar and upper division elective in their area of expertise. There is also the potential to develop a general education class in Sustainability and to teach Senior Seminar. In addition, the use of experiential learning in pedagogy is highly valued, as our program has a history of providing off-campus courses and experiences.
University of Hawaii at Manoa The postdoctoral fellow will work on a National Science Foundation-funded NNA project to establish a state-of-the-art modeling and observational framework for predicting interactions between sea ice and ships or industrial structures. For details please visit fsilab.org/open-positions
University of Northern Iowa Application deadline: 11/29/2021
The Arctic, Remote and Cold Territories Interdisciplinary Center (ARCTICenter) at the University of Northern Iowa is seeking applications to fill the Postdoctoral Scholar position in the area of geospatial analysis and health geography. Under the supervision of the ARCTICenter Director the incumbent will conduct research, provide technical and analytical support for the ARCTICenter projects, and conduct other programmatic activities with a focus on supporting COVID-19 related research in the Arctic; maintain relevant web portals; develop innovative GIS functionality; and prepare reports, media artifacts, and publications. ARCTICenter is a nation's leading Arctic social sciences research center: https://arctic.uni.edu/
Education Requirements: PhD or equivalent degree in geography, computer science, GIS, statistics, health sciences, or related field is required. ABDs will be considered.
Required Qualifications: At least two years of experience in GIS and/or advanced spatial data analysis. Student experience will be considered.
For more information, visit: https://jobs.uni.edu/pands/view/52363
University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate students will work with researchers at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) on a variety of projects related to arctic urban and rural social-ecological systems. The Alaska based topics include: • retaining STEM teachers • modeling social-ecological connections • assessing climate-related environmental hazards • designing fuel treatments to reduce wildfire risk • building community resilience to wildfire • measuring sustainability for arctic cities.
University of Arkansas Postdoc position available at U Arkansas (up to 4+ years), competitive pay, beginning as early as 1/22. We're looking for an ecologist (PhD in hand) interested in Arctic community ecology. Please spread the word!