Jobs

Mountain Research Initiative Coordination Office, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, Switzerland.

To fulfil its mission, the Mountain Research Initiative seeks an enthusiastic and motivated Scientific Project Officer to assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of tasks for diverse projects and activities that are managed for the MRI network at the MRI Coordination Office. 

Application deadline 12 November 2021, or until position filled. 

Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) Institute of Earth Sciences has an opening for a postdoctoral research scientist in environmental geophysics and related disciplines. We are particularly interested in candidates who can complement our growing research program in cryogeophysics, where we are using innovative 3D and 4D survey methods to study the dynamics and hydrology of Alpine glaciers. 
 
Application deadline 20 November 2021. 

Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Department of Geography has a vacancy for a postdoc research fellow within the field of Physical Geography (glaciology and hydrology branches). The fellowship will be for two years with the possibility of an extension for a maximum of six months.

Application deadline 31 October 2021.

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Syracuse University, USA

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Syracuse University seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in snowmelt detection using satellite remote sensing. This is a fully funded, full-time, 2-year position (1 year, renewable for an additional year).

Position open until filled; apply by 15 November 2021 for priority consideration.

Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

The Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking a Research Technician (Unoccupied Aerial Vehicle (UAV) specialist) to provide UAV operation support to research projects conducted in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Prairies. This position is based at USask Coldwater Laboratory, Canmore, Alberta but will require travel to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for training and Prairie operations. This will be a full-time, term position for one year with a targeted start date of November 15, 2021. Starting salary is commensurate with abilities and experience.

Review of applicants will begin on October 29, 2021. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Institute of Geography and Sustainability, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

The Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD) at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) invites applications for a SNSF doctoral position to participate in the research project "Refuges as observatories of the tourism transition. Repositioning the poorly developed mountain and its professions in the Franco-Swiss Alps."

Application deadline 12 November 2021. 

Department of Ecology, Charles University, Czech Republic

The Department of Ecology at Charles University in Prague seeks two PhD students and a postdoc to work on a newly funded, 4-year project, 'Unraveling microbial community assembly patterns in vanishing glacier-fed streams,' starting July 2022.

Application deadline 1 January 2022.

Departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse University, USA

Syracuse University solicits applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Hydrology, jointly hosted in the Departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences (75%) and Civil and Environmental Engineering (25%). Faculty hired into this position will build on our existing strengths in water, energy, and climate, and will participate in the Energy and Environment cluster initiative that spans multiple departments in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, the College of Architecture, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and the College of Engineering and Computer Science. 

Position open until filled; apply by 15 November 2021 for priority consideration.

Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, University of Dayton, USA

The Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at the University of Dayton invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in Hydrogeology to join the faculty beginning August 16, 2022.

Application deadline 15 November 2021.

Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Norway

A 3-year position as PhD Research Fellow in applied snow remote sensing and modeling is available in the project SNOWDEPTH at the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo.

Application deadline 31 October 2021.

Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, USA

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences (EPS) at Harvard University invites applications for an open tenure-track faculty position in any area of cryosphere studies. 

Review of applications will begin November 8, 2021 and conclude when the position is filled.

Future Earth Secretariat, Paris, France

The Paris Hub of the Future Earth Secretariat is seeking 2 Science Officers 1-year contract (renewable subject to satisfactory performance).

Closing date for applications: Applications will be reviewed as we receive them. The call will be closed as soon as 2 candidates are successful, and no later than 31 October 2021.

Department of Integrative Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Dr. Monica G. Turner in the Department of Integrative Biology will consider PhD student applications for Fall Semester 2022 in two general areas of ecosystem and landscape ecology.

Application deadline 1 December 2021.

Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland

The University of Zurich Department of Geography Unit Hydrology & Climate has an open position for a PhD student within the project 'Extreme Floods in Switzerland.'

Starting date: as soon as possible (fall/winter 2021).

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland.

The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and focuses on the sustainable use and protection of the environment and on the handling of natural hazards. The new research centre "Climate Change, Extreme Events and Natural Hazards in Mountain Areas - CERC", which was founded as part of the SLF in Davos, seeks a postdoctoral researcher in Engineering Geology / Geotechnics (80-100%, for two years). 

Geographical Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland

The Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics Group of the Geographycal Institute, dedicated to basic and applied research in Alpine areas and in the Arctic, and the Snow Avalanche Simulation Laboratory of EPFL, leading the application of novel numerical methods to geophysical settings, are hiring for a Postdoctoral position in computational mechanics / arctic glaciology (100 %). 

Application deadline 31 October 2021. 

MeteoSwiss, Zurich Airport, Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Office for Meteorology and Climatology, MeteoSwiss, seeks a Research Associate (80%) for Development Cooperation (Weather Forecasts and Climate Services) in Tajikistan.

Centre for Integrative Ecology, Deakin University, Australia

The eXtreme Plant Ecology Research Team and the EcoGenetics Lab both in the Centre for Integrative Ecology at Deakin University seek 3 PhD candidates for the project 'Determining the resilience of Australian alpine vegetation in a future climate.'

Application deadline 30 October 2021. 

Functional Ecology and Environment Laboratory, France

The Global Change in Mountain Ecosystems (GloMEC) project seeks a Masters student to research Experimental assessment of biofilm impact on infection dynamics of an amphibian.'

Application deadline 5 November 2021.

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland

The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and thus of the ETH Domain. WSL focuses on the sustainable use and protection of landscapes and habitats, and a responsible approach to natural hazards. WSL employs approximately 500 people, of whom 140 work at SLF in Davos.

The Research Unit Alpine Environment and Natural Hazards studies relationships between climate, vegetation and changing permafrost. Starting approx. December 2021, we offer a 4-year PhD position in plant- and ecosystem ecology in alpine permafrost regions.

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland

The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and thus of the ETH Domain. WSL focuses on the sustainable use and protection of landscapes and habitats, and a responsible approach to natural hazards. WSL employs approximately 500 people, of whom 140 work at SLF in Davos.

The Research Group Snow Hydrology investigates the dynamics of snow water resources and snowmelt in alpine watersheds. To complete our snow hydrology research team we offer a two-year position starting November 2021.

Professorship of Forest Ecology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

The key objectives of this PhD project are to investigate the combined effects of climate, stand structure, soil and topography on leaf phenology and to assess whether changes in the timing of leaf unfolding and leaf discoloration affect diameter growth of trees. The project is funded by ETH Zurich Research Grants ("Regional- and large-scale effects of climate, stand structure, soil and topography on leaf phenology and growth rates of trees").

Screening of applications will start on October 11 2021. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

The Department of Geography at Texas A&M University is seeking applications for one full-time tenure-track faculty position with a 9-month academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with teaching and research interests in any area of Physical Geography.

Initial review of applications will begin on September 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Subcategories

Newsletter subscription

Login