Full Scholarships Available (announcement)
Full Scholarships: Five (5) PhD and One (1) Post Doctoral Positions available for Nationals from East Africa The research project "EOIA: An Earth Observation- and Integrated Assessment approach to the Governance of Lake Naivasha" is funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research under the WOTRO -Global Science for Development Programme.
   GETIDOS Fellowship (GETIDOS Website)
The socio-ecological research group GETIDOS is offering a three-months fellowship for a junior researcher in the fields of climatology, hydrology or environmental sciences starting in the beginning of 2010. The fellowship is located at the Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology at the University of Greifswald, Germany. Fellows are expected to support the preparation of a field study in Slovakia and will be given the opportunity to carry out independent research in a lively interdisciplinary and international environment. The fellowship includes travel expenses and a monthly bursary.
   Resident Fellowships (SOGES Website)
The School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SOGES) is inviting applications for 1-2 Resident Fellows for Spring 2010 to engage in creative research and problem solving consistent with the mission of SOGES. These positions provide unique opportunities for faculty to accelerate progress in research designed to meet global environmental challenges, and to engage in the academic life of the School and its affiliates. The School will not expect all time would be spent at the School, but we will expect a substantial level of involvement with SOGES activities and events.
   Abt Associates Inc. Environmental Engineer (ABT Website)
We are seeking a seasoned Environmental Engineer to join our growing (IEG) Division. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of senior staff to conduct short-term technical assistance (e.g., water quality analyses, watershed management) to a variety of projects in Latin America and South Asia.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Associate/Full Water Resources Specialist in Cooperative Extension and Associate/Full Professor (LAWR Website)
The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis invites applications from outstanding scholars for the Robert Hagan Endowed Chair. The position is at the level of Associate or Full Water Resources Specialist in Cooperative Extension (80%), with a partial appointment (20%) as Associate or Full Professor of Water Resources.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Bridging the Watershed Program Director (AFF Website)
The BTW program director provides operational, managerial, administrative and strategic oversight to a growing, innovative place-based secondary school education program in the Washington, D.C. metro region.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Chiefs of Party, Wat-San in Transition Countries (ARD Website)
ARD, Inc. is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Chief of Party candidates for leadership of water supply, sanitation, and hygiene programs in USAID Transition Countries.  These positions would provide direction and oversight to long-term technical, financial, and environmentally sustainable potable water supply/sanitation services and improved hygiene behaviors for poor and vulnerable populations.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Coastal Science Graduate Assistantship (LSU Website)
A graduate research assistantship position at Master's level is available starting Fall 2009 in the School of Renewable Natural Resources at Louisiana State University (LSU). The position is supported through a new assistantship program called the Coastal Science Assistantship Program by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) Office of Coastal Restoration and Management (OCRM) Coastal Restoration Division (CRD). The position includes a tuition waiver and health benefits, and a competitive stipend ($25,000/year) for up to 3 years.
Deadline: December 15, 2009.
   Freshwater Initiative Program Director (National Geographic Website)
Two year staff contract (term agreement) with the possibility of renewal. To be considered for this position the applicant must apply online. The Program Director will help develop and direct the initiative, coordinate efforts within Mission Programs and across other National Geographic Society divisions, and lead initiatives in collaboration with partnership organizations.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Intern, Investment Implications of Water Scarcity The Envest Initiative (LAWR Website)
The World Resources Institute (WRI) Markets and Enterprise Program seeks a highly motivated intern for its Envest team. The Envest intern will play a key research and writing role in WRI’s work on the financial implications of water scarcity. WRI is a leading non-profit institute providing analysis, tools, and environmental solutions (see www.wri.org) The Envest team (www.wri.org/project/envest) works in partnership with global financial institutions and companies to provide leading environmental and finance research and analysis. The program seeks to build capacity and tools to assess and integrate environmental risk and opportunities into financial valuation and investment strategy.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Junior Specialist (LAWR Website)
The Junior Specialist will work closely with staff on work related to data compilation and assessment, statistical analyses, production of technical reports, development and adaptation of monitoring plans, and field sampling and monitoring. A science or engineering degree with a concentration in an environmental, agricultural or other closely related field is required.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Research Associate (UHR website)
Duties: A post-doctoral or early career scientist is being sought by the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites at the University of Maryland College Park (CICS-MD) to work with NOAA's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) (http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov) to support hydrologic prediction and applications of climate predictions. For more information contact Dr. Kingtse Mo at kingtse.mo@noaa.gov
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Research Hydrologist/Research Agricultural Engineer (USDA website)
The position is located in the Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Beltsville, Maryland.  The incumbent will develop and apply remote sensing techniques to improve the spatial and temporal responses of the SWAT water quality model to predict current and future changes in water quality, soil erosion and runoff across landscapes in the agricultural watersheds.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Senior Water and Sanitation Professional (pdf)
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group, pursues its mission of reducing poverty and improving people's lives by promoting private sector development through investment and advisory services. IFC is now accepting applications from experienced water professionals to support expansion of our global sustainable water investment and advisory business.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Southern Region Project Manager (TAMU Website)
Serve as Project Manager to provide leadership for the Southern Region Water Resource Project which involves 21 collaborating institutions within the 13 states of EPA Regions IV and VI. Work directly with the Project Administrator and with Water Quality Coordinators and other faculty and staff from collaborating institutions to conduct project planning and implement regionally focused programs targeting key water resource issues. Facilitate and participate in, where appropriate, the efforts of regional issue teams addressing topics including nutrient management, animal waste management, rural/urban interface issues, environmental restoration, and watershed management. Develop and deliver resources and educational programs to clientele. Assist with preparation of annual budgets and workplans, and coordinate annual project evaluations and project reporting. With webmaster assistance, maintain and update the content of the Southern Region Water Resource Program website. Work closely with regional collaborators, faculty and staff in Soil and Crop Sciences and other departments, County Extension agents, and state and federal agency partners.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Term Position at the National Geographic Society to direct "Freshwater Initiative" (National Geographic Website)
The National Geographic Society is planning a "Freshwater Initiative", to highlight the importance of freshwater to our planet. The Society contacted USGS last week to discuss the role of ground water in that initiative - some staff feel that ground water could play a key role in the initiative.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Water Policy Consultant (Conservation International website)
Conservation International is seeking a consultant with intimate knowledge of the water sector and water policy, as well as an understanding of water resource management, targeting developing countries, to assist in identifying the best points of entry and specific actors and policies to leverage around this new focus. If interested, please contact Lina Barrera at l.barrera@conservation.org.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Water Quality Associate (WRI website)
The Water Quality Team of the People and Ecosystem Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks a results-oriented Associate with a strong background in water quality. The Team is engaged in a number of initiatives and projects designed to improve and protect surface waters and aquatic ecosystems in the United States and around the world with a major emphasis on controlling nutrient pollution and restoring eutrophic water bodies. Major aspects of these initiatives include developing market-based mechanisms for water pollution control such as water quality trading, providing global information exchange on eutrophication, reforming government conservation subsidy programs to improve cost-effectiveness, developing strategies to control eutrophication in the U.S. and abroad, and improving agricultural practices in order to reduce nutrient pollution. If interested, please contact Sara Walker at swalker@wri.org.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.
   Fishery research – options for the Southern Squid Jig Fishery (Bridge Marine Science Group Website)
   Marine Mammal Veterinary Care, Research, and Animal Management (Bridge Marine Science Group Website)
   NOAA/NSF Comparative Analysis of Marine Ecosystem Organization (CAMEO) - Grant Opportunity (CAMEO Website)
   NOAA Availability of Grant Funds for Fiscal Year 2010 (announcement)
   Specialised Boats (Bridge Marine Science Group Website)