|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:23:09 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... We have a job opening for a Climate Integration Associate at the University of Michigan Climate Center/Great Lakes Integrated Sciences + Assessments in Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A. Information about the position is given below. The online application can be found at the following link : <http://umjobs.org/job_detail/122799/research_area_specialist_inter>. This would be a great position for an individual interested in applied climatology and climate communication. Position: Climate Integration Associate The Climate Center at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants to fill the position of Climate Integration Associate. The role of this Climate Integration Associate position will be to distill raw climate data and scientific information into useful, usable resources for community leaders, government officials and other researchers. Applicants need to be able to clearly communicate meaningful elements of emerging climate science to audiences ranging from the general public to other climate scientists. Through this role the incumbent will support Climate Center programs, especially the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences + Assessments (GLISA) program. GLISA is one of ten Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) programs supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to inform and study climate adaptation efforts. GLISA is a partnership of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan. Responsibilities* •Work closely with stakeholders in the Great Lakes region to identify climate information needs and to continuously improve techniques for incorporating climate information into decision-making •Maintain and develop inventory of observational and projected climate data for stakeholder use and applied climate science research •Conduct applied climate research to support climate adaptation efforts in the region •Generate resources that effectively communicate climate science online, in-person and in print •Develop organizational relationships with federal, state, and local agencies, professional associations, non-profit organizations, and private sector entities •Work with a cross-GLISA team to evaluate and improve in climate integration and outreach techniques •Coordinate research efforts across the RISA community, linking GLISA efforts with other RISA teams across the country Required Qualifications* •Masters degree in Atmospheric Science, Climate Change, or Applied Climate Science •Demonstration of strong interpersonal and written communication skills •Experience working with communities and/or decision makers in an outreach capacity •Demonstration of strong analytical skills and proficiency with quantitative data analysis •Ability to work comfortably in a broad, interdisciplinary environment •Ability to travel frequently to regional and national destinations •Proficiency with computer applications, including: Python, R, IDL, MatLab, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, website design or management software, such as Drupal Desired Qualifications* •Experience in writing project proposals and securing grants •Geographic familiarity with the Great Lakes region, the Midwest, or the Northeast •Familiarity with climate service agencies such as the RISA program, Regional Climate Centers (RCCs), and Climate Science Centers (CSCs) and organizations •Experience working with communities and/or decision makers in an outreach capacity Additional Information The Climate Center is part of the Graham Sustainability Institute. At the Graham Sustainability Institute, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission of engaging, empowering, and supporting faculty, staff and students to foster sustainability solutions includes ensuring that each member of our community thrives. We believe that diversity is key to individual empowerment, and the advancement of sustainability knowledge, learning and leadership. Please note: This is a term limited position through 8/31/20 based on performance and renewed funding. If you have additional questions about the position, please contact Elizabeth Gibbons (<firstname.lastname@example.org>). How to Apply A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume or CV. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. Please also include a list of professional references. Background Screening The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. U-M EEO/AA Statement The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. -- William 'B.J.' Baule Climatologist, University of Michigan Climate Center Great Lakes Integrated Sciences + Assessments Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan email@example.com glisa.umich.edu | graham.umich.edu/climate
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