Job Announcement: Climate Change Extension Educator
The Sea Grant Program at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, seeks a Climate Change Extension Educator. The position is 50% time with a 12-month appointment beginning January 9, 2012. Job duties and responsibilities include engaging Lake Superior coastal communities in Minn. and Wisc. in identifying climate change adaptation needs and other climate change-related education and outreach. Essential qualifications include a bachelor's degree with emphasis on environmental studies or science, urban and regional planning, public policy, geography, climatology, civil/environmental engineering, natural resource management, environmental education, biology, or other fields related to climate change, and 3 years work or graduate school experience in one of the above mentioned areas, or a similar field. A master's degree in one of the above fields, and demonstrated knowledge of climate change, experience in communicating science information to non-scientists, and experience in providing training to diverse audiences is also acceptable.
The University of Minnesota requires that you apply online for this position. For a complete position description and information on how to apply online, visit http://employment.umn.edu, and search for Job Requisition 175455. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning December 21, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Posted on December 8, 2011