Wetland Jobs Board

In addition to the job postings below, ASWM has compiled a list of links to water resources and/or wetland-related job postings.  Click here.  To submit a wetland-related job announcement to the ASWM site, send the job title, a brief description, a link to the full description, closing date, relevant contact info and website to sharon@aswm.org

Job: Estuary Science & Restoration Coordinator, DE

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Rehoboth Beach, DE invites applications for its Estuary Science & Restoration Coordinator who will lead research, monitoring, and aquatic ecosystem restoration efforts in accordance with the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the Inland Bays. For more information, click here or go directly here.

Job: Assistant Professor - Natural Resource/Environmental Management, Univ. of North Carolina Wilmington

The University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks a natural resource/environmental management specialist who will be responsible for developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in natural resource/environmental management, as well as supporting the current Environmental Studies curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in GIS/remote sensing and statistics/modeling with a research program that focuses on current natural resource management issues in one or more southeastern U.S. ecosystems and complements existing faculty expertise.  Experience with the business and planning aspects of natural resource management are desirable. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree (if ABD, Ph.D. must be completed by start date) in natural resource/environmental management, environmental science, or related discipline, have a strong commitment to teaching, and be able to develop a dynamic research program.  Successful candidates will have the ability to teach and conduct research within the interdisciplinary context of the fields of Natural Resource/Environmental Management and Environmental Studies. Teaching duties include introductory and upper division courses, as well as additional upper level and graduate courses developed in his or her area of expertise. For more information, click here. Vacancy No. 15F040; Position No. 6297. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2014, but they will be accepted until the position is filled. 

M.S. Research Assistantship – Coastal Wetland Biogeochemistry

The Helton Lab at the University of Connecticut, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment seeks an M.S. student starting Spring 2015 to study the effects of sea level rise and urbanization on wetland ecosystem function. Research Assistantship responsibilities include field sampling, laboratory analysis of soil chemistry and biogeochemical rates, and quantitative/geospatial analyses. 

Job: Assistant Professor - Human-Environment Systems, Utah State Univ.

The Department of Environment and Society (ENVS) at Utah State University (USU), Logan Campus invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor with expertise in modeling of human-environment systems. The successful candidate must have a strong conceptual and theoretical background in social-ecological systems as well as proven skills in geospatial analytics, simulation modeling, Geographic Information Systems, and associated quantitative methods. Focal points for research include analysis of interactions between socio-economic and environmental processes at community, societal, landscape, regional, or global scales. Policy-relevant work concerning natural resource management, ecosystem services, global change, energy, or transportation networks would interface well with the collaborative interests of ENVS faculty. For more information, click here. Requisition No. 054980. Review of applications begins on January 5 2015. Open until filled.

Job: Director, Division of Environmental Science & Assessment, EPA, NJ

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeks a Director for the Division of Environmental Science & Assessment in Edison, New Jersey. The Director of the Division of Environmental Science and Assessment (DESA) is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and coordinating the implementation of Region 2’s environmental science and assessment programs specific to the requirements under the following statutes: Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act/Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (CERCLA/SARA). For more information, click here. Job No. EPA-SES-2015-0001. Apply by November 24, 2014.

Job: Associate Director for Ecology, EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeks an Associate Director for Ecology located in Washington, DC, Durham, North Carolina or Cincinnati, Ohio (one vacancy)This Senior Leader (SL) position is located in the Immediate Office, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development (ORD). 


Job: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Stream Ecology (2 positions), Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor in Stream Ecology. This is a 9-month, full-time position, reflecting a 60% research / 40% teaching appointment.  The successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally funded and independent research program in stream ecology that could include (but not be limited to) topics such as nutrient cycling, effects of agricultural runoff and nutrient input on ecosystem services of streams, links between riparian areas and stream ecosystems, ecological restoration of aquatic habitats, or impacts of climate change on sustainability of stream ecosystems.  Emphasis on mitigating the negative impacts of increasing human populations on aquatic ecosystems, the conservation of ecological integrity, and defining land use impacts on stream resources or water quality would also be of interest.  The candidate will also be expected to develop creative and high-impact graduate and undergraduate courses related to stream ecology, water resources or other related areas. For more information, click here. Apply be December 1, 2014.

Job: Field Station Manager, University of Akron Field Station, OH

The Department of Biology at the University of Akron is seeking a manager for the University of Akron Field Station (UAFS). The UAFS is used by a variety of departments, including Biology, Geosciences, Anthropology, History, and Art, for both research and teaching.  The successful applicant will have a Masters or PhD degree in a field of biology, environmental science or environmental education, and will be responsible for: 1) Oversight of the field station building (Martin Center for Field Studies and Environmental Education) and research and teaching equipment and facilities there, 2)  Management of and control of invasive species at Steiner Woods (23 acres) and Panzner Wetland Wildlife Reserve (104 acres) ,  3) Coordinating and participating in UAFS research/teaching/outreach activities, and 4) Promoting development and support of the station.  Preference will be given to candidates with a background in environmental education and outreach.  Research is encouraged but not required.  Candidates with previous experience managing or working in a field station are encouraged to apply.  This is a contract professional position in the Department of Biology. Review of applications will begin November 26, 2014. For more information, click here. For further information contact Dr. Randy Mitchell, Director of the University of Akron Field Station, Professor, Department of Biology, The University of Akron, rjm2@uakron.edu.