RISA Program Social Scientist Position open in the NOAA Climate Program Office

  • 6 October 2014
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This position offers a rare opportunity for a social scientist with management experience to join a dynamic group of experts working on and managing projects related to the societal dimensions of climate.

The position will provide management and support for research, assessments, and climate services development activities designed to bring sound, interdisciplinary science to bear on climate sensitive resource management and adaptation challenges in key sectors and regions. 

In particular, the specific area of focus for this position will be NOAA’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program, which supports physical and social science research and engages resource managers, communities, and government agencies in the use of climate information.  The Climate Program Office is located in Silver Spring, MD.


The application details can be found at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/383035600 until October 15.


 

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