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ECCN News – November 2022 

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🌤 New blog: Augmented reality: How does it impact equality in education?

Climate Change Research in the News

Developing countries at COP27 call for ‘climate justice’ in the form of adaptation and loss and damage funds

How artificial intelligence can help us prepare for climate adaptation


🌲Forest service job announcements 

Jobs, MS & Ph.D. Positions, Fellowships

New Mexico Tribal Liaison

This position manages relationships between the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) and its Tribal partners in New Mexico. The liaison will be responsible for working closely with partners from a variety of Tribes, Pueblos, and inter-tribal organizations in New Mexico to develop and deliver trainings on climate adaptation and related topics, provide support to communities seeking or engaged in adaptation activities, and work to identify and reduce barriers to implementing Tribal adaptation activities. 

DOE-funded Postdoc in Climate Model Downscaling at The University of Texas at Austin

Application review begins 11/21

The Persad Aero-Climate Group at the University of Texas at Austin is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic early career climate scientist for a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher position starting January 2023. The Postdoctoral Researcher will lead development of climate datasets under the new Southeast Texas Urban Integrated Field Lab (SETx-IFL) funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and will have the opportunity to interact with scientists and engineers at multiple Texas universities and at DOE Oak Ridge National Laboratory, as well as with stakeholder groups across Southeast Texas. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the supervising PI, Dr. Geeta Persad, directly at 

Tenure Track Positions at Montana State University – 5 positions on the topic of Wellness of Underserved Communities

Apply by 11/17

The College of Letters and Science at Montana State University seeks five tenure track faculty members across our participating departments with a demonstrated record of or potential for scholarly activity (research, teaching, service, and creative work) that promotes the wellness of underserved communities broadly defined. 

Postdoctoral Scientist Job at the University of Connecticut

The Organic Molecular and Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Group of Dr. Michael Hren ( at the University of Connecticut is seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to work on a multi-year NSF-funded project on organic molecular and geochemical records of Late Quaternary Western U.S. fire and climate. The successful candidate will join a team of scientists from multiple U.S. institutions and will participate in the development of monitoring, sampling and organic molecular analyses of speleothems and cave deposits from across the Sierra Nevada of California.

Assistant/Associate Faculty Hire @ UC Irvine in Earth System Science

Next review date: Monday, Nov 28, 2022

The Department of Earth System Science (ESS) at The University of California, Irvine is recruiting an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or an Associate Professor (tenured) whose research, teaching, and service contribute to UCI’s Black Thriving Initiative (BTI) and the Infrastructure Equity Cluster Hiring Initiative.

Postdoctoral Associate in oceanographic sub-seasonal to seasonal numerical modeling

The principal function of the postdoc is to contribute to developing a numerical modeling system for sub-seasonal to seasonal warning of red tide and hypoxia over the West Florida Shelf. The incumbent will conduct numerical model simulations using the Regional Ocean Model System (ROMS). The main motivation of the research project is to provide timely and accurate information to fishermen and coastal communities to minimize or mitigate economic impacts of red tides and hypoxia. The postdoc will be based at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) in Miami, Florida. 

Graduate research assistant in climate dynamics at Portland State University

The Portland State University Climate Science Lab is seeking a graduate research assistant in climate dynamics. The graduate research assistant will be advised by Dr. Paul Loikith and will join the Portland State Climate Science Lab, housed in the Geography Department. Applicants should have a background and/or experience in atmospheric science, meteorology, or a related field. Interested applicants are encouraged to reach out to Dr. Paul Loikith at before submitting an application. (Lab Webpage)

Ecosystems Lab Specialist

Apply before Jan 15

We are seeking a Lab Specialist to work on several new exciting highly collaborative and interdisciplinary research projects. One project will examine how particulate concentration, flux, and composition in water change with passage through forest canopies. Another project will investigate the role of digital tools on environmental justice in urban forests. The lab is moving from UNT to the University of Utah in January 2023.

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