The American Meteorological Society (AMS) seeks candidates with backgrounds in the Earth sciences for the 2017-2018 AMS Congressional Science Fellowship. Fellows participate in the legislative process by joining a Congressional office in the United States Senate or House of Representatives. Typical duties include developing legislation, negotiating legislative compromises, writing speeches and briefing memos, meeting with constituents, and conducting background research. The AMS Congressional Science Fellow will join more than 200 AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows to help shape federal policy.
The science policy fellowship program helps early-career scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems. Fellows gain first-hand policymaking experience as they spend a year on the staff of federal or state environmental, natural resource, oil and gas, or public health agencies in the Gulf of Mexico region. This immersive experience is mutually beneficial for fellows and their hosts. By delving into activities like research, evaluation, restoration planning, stakeholder outreach, and policy development, fellows learn what it takes to make scientific information not just useful but useable. Meanwhile, host offices get a talented technical expert with a fresh perspective and a new network of contacts across the Gulf of Mexico region.
The early-career research fellowship supports emerging scientists as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue unique collaborations, and build a network of colleagues who share their interest in preventing oil spills and in the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems. These two-year fellowships are awarded to tenure-track faculty (or equivalent) at colleges, universities, and research institutions. Because the pretenure phase of a researcher’s career is a critical time, the unrestricted funds and mentoring this fellowship provides help recipients navigate this period with independence, flexibility, and a built-in support network.
The Joint Science Education Project (JSEP) and the Joint Antarctic School Expedition (JASE) invite high school students in their junior year to apply for two National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported polar science exploration programs. The JSEP project will take place in Greenland and the JASE project will be located in Antarctica and the Chilean Antarctic Institute in Chile.
There is a vacancy for a postdoctoral fellow position at the Department of Biology within bioinformatics. The position is for a period of 4 years, and is connected to the Marine Biodiversity Group. The Marine Biodiversity Group of UiB has been focusing on the taxonomy, systematics and biogeography of marine invertebrates and algae of both shallow and deep-sea habitats of the Boreo-Arctic region, using a range of approaches from classical taxonomy to next-generation-sequencing technologies.
The NOPP Fellow Program is designed to give soon-to-be or recent MA or MS graduates the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to address ocean science and policy communication challenges and coordinate activities that play a role in marine and coastal policy development, research efforts, partnership development, and STEM outreach.
The University of Delaware (UD) and the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC) have established a graduate research fellowship in renewable energy research as part of the purchase and sale of renewable energy credits (RECs) generated by UD’s 2MW wind turbine that is located adjacent to the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment’s (CEOE) Lewes, Delaware campus. The focus of the fellowship is wind energy and the storage of intermittent renewables. Separately, the Magers Family has established a Wind Energy graduate fellowship in CEOE’s School of Marine Science and Policy.
The Geosciences Bridge Program offers a 6-week paid internship for students planning to pursue careers in the geosciences. The program includes lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, two for-credit college courses, housing, meals, travel to and from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), and a stipend.
The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the 2017 AMS Minority Scholarships. Now entering its twenty-fourth year, the scholarship is intended to help support college education for minority students traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, and Native Hawaiian Students, who intend to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.
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Location: Crystal City, VA and telecommuting
Duration: 6 months – may lead to full term hire
Oceanic Society is the oldest U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to ocean conservation (est. …
The policy internship is designed to further professional development for current or recently graduated students by working with Ocean Leadership’s Public Affairs staff.
Launching illustrious careers, Sea Grant Knauss Fellowships offer direct experience working on the latest issues in ocean and coastal management, fisheries and research.