Announcement: The UW Climate Impacts Group are growing their team with two new, full-time positions!

Header with photo of a river through forest, announcing hiring of a Frontline Community Climate Resilience Scientist

The UW Climate Impacts Group is hiring a Frontline Community Climate Resilience Scientist (position open now!) . To skip straight to the full job description and application, click here.

The Frontline Community Scientist will bring thought leadership and coordination to a new climate justice-focused research collaborative at the Climate Impacts Group. The Frontline Community Scientist will have a unique opportunity to advance the theory and practice of climate services provision to frontline communities while working collaboratively with Native American tribes, rural communities and communities of color.

This position will involve leading and supporting research projects in climate resilience and climate justice; participating in strategic planning; coordinating and communicating across leadership and our partner organizations; among other responsibilities. Our partner organizations include community-facing partners, non-profits and academic researchers across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience working across a diverse range of communities (including Native American tribes, rural communities, and urban communities of color) on issues related to climate change and environmental justice. This position will also require effective networking among academic researchers with substantive specialties ranging from the physical and natural sciences to the social and policy sciences. The ability to understand and find connections across these diverse fields of knowledge is crucial.

We will start reviewing applications for this position on September 3. To learn more and apply, please visit the CIG website.


Header with photo of pasture and mountains, announcing hiring of a Program Integration SpecialistThe UW Climate Impacts Group is hiring a new, full-time Climate Justice Research Program Integration Specialist to help launch and sustain our climate justice-focused research collaborative. To skip straight to the full job description, click here.

The Integration Specialist will contribute to the success of all aspects of our flagship climate justice research program. The main responsibilities of this position are project management and integration, in addition to communications, grant administration and reporting. The Specialist will work closely with the Frontline Community Climate Resilience Scientist – a new, climate justice-focused position that is also accepting applications.

We are hoping to attract candidates who are passionate about climate justice, climate change impacts and adaptation and co-producing actionable science. Additionally, we are seeking candidates with experience engaging frontline communities in environmental, health, climate or other decision-making processes, and with an understanding of the connections between environmental justice and racial, climate and health justice.

Please check out the position description on our website, apply and share with your networks! 


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