LISTINGS (includes fellowships; excludes internships)

Connecticut Fund For The Environment, Save the Sound
New Haven, CT

Available job openings:

Fairfax County Park Authority
Natural Resource Management and Protection Branch

1. Restoration Ecologist closing February 24, 2017

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority, Natural Resource Management and Protection Branch
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17012
Salary: $32.00 / hour
Hours: not to exceed 1,560 hours/ calendar year

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to Owen Williams at Applications will be accepted from now until February 24th, 2017. The anticipated start date is March 24th, 2017.

2. Ecologist I

Agency:Public Works & Environmental Services / Stormwater Planning Division
Job#: ELT-DPWES-17002
Salary: $23.7883 -$31.8097 hourly
Hours: 30 Hours per week

To Apply: Email your resume to

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable Accommodation upon request.

Alexandria City Government
Alexandria, VA

Division Chief – Natural Resources closing February 15, 2017

Term Assistant Professor in Conservation Biology
Front Royal, VA

George Mason University seeks a Conservation Biologist for a full-time, Term Instructional position for the 2017-18 academic year (12-month appointment, renewable) to participate in the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC). The position will be based at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, VA.

In this unique and immersive teaching framework, the successful applicant will work as part of a team of core faculty to provide instruction for a diverse portfolio of academic programming including the Smithsonian-Mason Semester for Conservation Studies, an in-residence program for undergraduate students based at SCBI. Students spend 16 weeks participating in intensive, interdisciplinary, field and lab-intensive coursework. This program focuses on building conservation-related skills and professional development opportunities for students interested in becoming conservation professionals. Faculty should expect to engage in at least 16-20 contact hours with students weekly.

Additional duties will include continued planning for the undergraduate program, and may include opportunities to develop new courses in the applicant’s area of expertise, as well as planning and instructional activities to support SMSC’s graduate/professional program and programming for high school, undergraduate, and international audiences.

Position requirements include a Ph.D., a demonstrated dedication to teaching, and professional experience in a conservation-oriented field that will intersect with and add diversity to current programming and courses (see courses at Review of applications begins March 5, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is June 1, 2017 or earlier. For full consideration, please apply online at, position number F112AZ, complete the online faculty application, and attach a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least 3 references, and a teaching vita that includes a teaching philosophy and summary of evaluations and course development work.

Information about the SMSC may be obtained at or by contacting Dr. Geoff Birchard,

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant Program 2017-18

Applications are now open for the 2017-18 cycle of the Fulbright-Hays DDRA program.  The Federal Register announcement can be accessed below.  Prospective applicants must read this document carefully before proceeding:

The institutional deadline for transmittal of completed applications is March 14, 2017.  For GMU applicants, OSP and the Office of Graduate Fellowships will require completed applications to be submitted by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in order to complete the process of university endorsement and transmittal.

Please note that the Fulbright-Hays program is a specialized program for doctoral dissertation research abroad and is distinct from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  This announcement should be shared with doctoral students in your program, particularly those planning to conduct dissertation research abroad. This competition is open to US Citizens and Permanent Residents.


George Washington University
Institute for International Science and Technology Policy (IISTP), Elliot School of International Affairs

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Position – download the job announcement to see minimum requirements and how to apply.


The Institute for International Science and Technology Policy (IISTP) recently secured a Nuclear Science and Security Research grant, part of a consortium of seven other universities, led by the University of California, Berkeley, from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

Currently, IISTP is looking to hire a GRA (a pre-doctoral fellow) to assist with research on the NNSA grant. The GRA’s tasks will be to assist in research on solutions to the problem of nuclear waste disposal in Japan, and the associated proliferation risks posed by Japan’s reprocessing-only strategy.

U.S. Citizens Only

Summer 2017 Job Opportunity with Johns Hopkins University

The Center for Talented Youth (CTY) of Johns Hopkins University is looking for both Instructors (two positions) and Teaching Assistants (two positions). CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. This course “Science, Technology, and Public Policy”, will be offered at the Princeton University summer site to high school students. Once you have applied via, please let me know via email. Short listed candidates will be invited to a phone/skype interview.

Core Dates for 2017: June 22 – July 15, 2017

Why teach for CTY?

· opportunity to teach motivated and talented students a subject they love
· limited class size (maximum of 16 students) ensures a low student-teacher ratio
· all classes are taught by both an instructor and teaching assistant
· opportunity to work in an environment with colleagues who share similar interests
· competitive salary plus room and board at Princeton University

For more information about these positions, please see our website,, or contact Dr. Muhammad Ali Yousuf via email at or by calling 410-735-6523 (full contact information below).

Dr. Muhammad Ali Yousuf
Assistant Program Manager
Summer Academic Programs
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
#400 McAuley Hall, 5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21209
Phone: 410-735-6523
Fax: 410-735-6200

The Mountain Institute
Washington, DC

Job Opening for Mountain EbA Program Director.  Start date is March 2017.

Environmental Jobs/Internships search sites

The Green Job Bank
The Student Conservation Association Internships
The Environmental Careers Organization
Earth Watch Institute
Environmental Education Directory
Environment Virginia – Jobs
Smithsonian Institution – Internships
Environmental Career Center – Green Careers
Sustainability Degrees – Careers in Sustainability (info)

—>Also see the Scholarships page for additional opportunities.