The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop research and outreach in a range of specific fields relevant to climate change science and information involving a diversity of Alaskan stakeholders including state, tribal, and local government, federal and state agencies, industry, and non-profit organizations.
Applicants must have completed a Master's degree in the sciences or social sciences by the time of hire. A Ph.D. is preferred. Possible areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: climate science, geography, biological sciences, ocean or marine sciences, and public health. Interdisciplinary degrees are acceptable.
Responsibilities for this position include:
- Conducting 'Climate Change 101' trainings for a diversity of
stakeholders, including state and federal agency personnel;
- Working with the ACCAP team to develop decision-support tools and
effective outreach mechanisms;
- Writing competitive grants and conducting research; and
- Collaborating with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
ACCAP works closely with stakeholders in Alaska to deliver information about climate change that is scientifically accurate and relevant to real-time decision-making in policy, land and resource management, public health, planning, and community well being. ACCAP is funded by the NOAA Climate Program Office and is one of nine Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessment (RISA) programs nation-wide.
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For full consideration please apply by: Friday, 15 January 2010.
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Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy seeks research faculty
Tue, Dec 01, 2009
The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) seeks research faculty with strong outreach, research, and interpersonal skills.