RAP

Weekly RAP

Each week the RAP cohort receives an email with descriptions of on campus programming, internships, grants, and scholarship. These emails are made available here for anyone. 


4/25/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. Wilderness First Aid/CPR training, May 9 - 10. Contact these people with payment to reserve your space: Brad Griffith dbgriffith@alaska.edu; Mark Wipfli mwipfli@alaska.edu; Kathy Pearse krpearse@alaska.edu. $200 for Wilderness First Aid only, $40 for CPR.

  2. Call for Abstracts and Workshops for the "Aleutian Life Forum 2016: Building Resilience in the Face of Change"  August 16‐20, 2016  Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Deadline for abstracts and workshops: April 29, 2016. Submit at https://seagrant.uaf.edu/map/workshops/2016/aleutian‐life‐forum/     

  3. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) seeks a Community Planning Coordinator in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  2. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant 3 year PhD–position within ecology.  Applications due by May 20, 2016.
  3. The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (www.igb-berlin.de) in Germany is looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic, e arly-stage researcher to work on "t rait-related optimization of hatchery technology to improve fitness and stocking efficiency in sturgeon."  More details on the topic, the ITN network, the location, the team of supervisors and their groups, the expected mobility, salary and general eligibility criteria can be found in a long version of this job advertisement posted at  www.igb-berlin.de/job-offers.html
  4. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 4/25/2016 here


4/18/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. Call for Abstracts and Workshops for the "Aleutian Life Forum 2016: Building Resilience in the Face of Change"  August 16‐20, 2016  Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Deadline for abstracts and workshops: April 29, 2016. Submit athttps://seagrant.uaf.edu/map/workshops/2016/aleutian‐life‐forum/    
  2. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The University of Stavanger invites applications for a PhD scholarship in Tourism Management at in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Norwegian School of Hotel Management. Project descriptions and further information about the positions can be obtained from Professor Øystein Jensen, email oystein.jensen@uis.no.  
  2. The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (www.igb-berlin.de) in Germany  is looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic, e arly-stage researcher to work on "t rait-related optimization of hatchery technology to improve fitness and stocking efficiency in sturgeon."  More details on the topic, the ITN network, the location, the team of supervisors and their groups, the expected mobility, salary and general eligibility criteria can be found in a long version of this job advertisement posted at  www.igb-berlin.de/job-offers.html
  3. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 4/18/2016 here


4/11/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. Call for Abstracts and Workshops for the "Aleutian Life Forum 2016: Building Resilience in the Face of Change"  August 16‐20, 2016  Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Deadline for abstracts and workshops: April 29, 2016. Submit at https://seagrant.uaf.edu/map/workshops/2016/aleutian‐life‐forum/    
  2. The University of Alaska Biomedical Research Conference (UA‐BRC) will be held May 20 ‐ 21, 2016 at UAF.  Registration is free. Please register by today, March 21, at https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/w7lje200dfk4f8/  Abstracts are due on or before April 14, 2016:  https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/wtmr2cz06uwmk2/   
  3. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 4/11/2016 here


4/4/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The University of Alaska Biomedical Research Conference (UA‐BRC) will be held May 20 ‐ 21, 2016 at UAF.  Registration is free. Please register by today, March 21, at https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/w7lje200dfk4f8/  Abstracts are due on or before April 14, 2016:  https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/wtmr2cz06uwmk2/   
  2. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815

Other:

  1. Volunteers needed for the 23rd annual Science Potpourri ‐ CNSM's premier community outreach event. This event wil be held on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 3:00 p.m. in the Reichardt Building.
  2.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 4/4/2016 here


3/28/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. PhD Summer School on Environmental Politics and Policy: June 13‐24, 2016 at Sciences Po Lille, Lille – France. The deadline for applications is March 30th; notification two weeks thereafter.   
  2. The ESA Student Section leadership team encourages students and early career folks to submit 1) the top challenges they expect to  contend with as 21st century ecologists and; 2) the top opportunities they hope to capitalize on in their careers and outreach to society. These submissions are short (about the length of a tweet) and are very easy to do quickly. The submission  deadline is April 1st. More information here: http://www.esastudents.org/ecofutures/ 
  3. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815

Other:

  1. Four finalists for the UAF chancellor position will visit campus beginning this Thursday, March 24. Campus visits will  continue through Friday, April 1. Several forums will be held. To submit a question for any of the forums, please visit https://goo.gl/fHHMLd 
  2. Volunteers needed for the 23rd annual Science Potpourri ‐ CNSM's premier community outreach event. This event wil be held on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 3:00 p.m. in the Reichardt Building.
  3.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 3/28/2016 here


3/21/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The University of Alaska Biomedical Research Conference (UA‐BRC) will be held May 20 ‐ 21, 2016 at UAF.  Registration is free. Please register by today, March 21, at https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/w7lje200dfk4f8/  Abstracts are due on or before April 14, 2016:  https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/wtmr2cz06uwmk2/   
  2. The Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC) Institutes Team is soliciting requests for support to attend the 2016 ICRPS summer institute in rural policy in Fairbanks, Alaska. Travel cannot be covered with this award. Completed applications should be forwarded to Alysa Loring at ajloring@alaska.edu no later than March 23
  3. The ESA Student Section leadership team encourages students and early career folks to submit 1) the top challenges they expect to  contend with as 21st century ecologists and; 2) the top opportunities they hope to capitalize on in their careers and outreach to society. These submissions are short (about the length of a tweet) and are very easy to do quickly. The submission  deadline is April 1st. More information here: http://www.esastudents.org/ecofutures/ 
  4. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815
  2. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has one vacant 3‐year PhD–position related to analyses of Norwegian nature‐based tourism markets. Application deadline March 18, 2016.
  3. Alaska EPSCoR has limited funding to support RAP student internships summer 2016. Funds are for salary only ($4000/internship) and must be spent by June 30, 2016. Applications due by March 25, 2016.

Other:

  1. Volunteers needed for the 23rd annual Science Potpourri ‐ CNSM's premier community outreach event. This event wil be held on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 3:00 p.m. in the Reichardt Building.
  2.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 3/21/2016 here


3/14/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The University of Alaska Biomedical Research Conference (UA‐BRC) will be held May 20 ‐ 21, 2016 at UAF.  Registration is free. Please register by today, March 21, at https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/w7lje200dfk4f8/  Abstracts are due on or before April 14, 2016:  https://uafblast.wufoo.com/forms/wtmr2cz06uwmk2/   
  2. The Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC) Institutes Team is soliciting requests for support to attend the 2016 ICRPS summer institute in rural policy in Fairbanks, Alaska. Travel cannot be covered with this award. Completed applications should be forwarded to Alysa Loring at ajloring@alaska.edu no later than March 23
  3. The ESA Student Section leadership team encourages students and early career folks to submit 1) the top challenges they expect to  contend with as 21st century ecologists and; 2) the top opportunities they hope to capitalize on in their careers and outreach to society. These submissions are short (about the length of a tweet) and are very easy to do quickly. The submission  deadline is April 1st. More information here: http://www.esastudents.org/ecofutures/ 
  4. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   
  5. National Park Service Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at UAF on October 19‐20, 2016. We invite all NPS employees and partners to submit abstracts for symposium presentations no later thean 15 March, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815
  2. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has one vacant 3‐year PhD–position related to analyses of Norwegian nature‐based tourism markets. Application deadline March 18, 2016.
  3. Alaska EPSCoR has limited funding to support RAP student internships summer 2016. Funds are for salary only ($4000/internship) and must be spent by June 30, 2016. Applications due by March 25, 2016.
  4. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. UAF undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to apply for an Innovative Technology and  Education Award of up to $10,000 from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity. The awards can be used for technology‐related equipment or software associated with student‐based instruction or  research. Funds must be spent by June 30, 2016. The deadline to apply is March 18, 2016.    For more information, please contact URSA at 907‐450‐8772 or https://www.uaf.edu/ursa/

Other:

  1. Volunteers needed for the 23rd annual Science Potpourri ‐ CNSM's premier community outreach event. This event wil be held on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 3:00 p.m. in the Reichardt Building.
  2.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 3/14/2016 here


3/7/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC) Institutes Team is soliciting requests for support to attend the 2016 ICRPS summer institute in rural policy in Fairbanks, Alaska. Travel cannot be covered with this award. Completed applications should be forwarded to Alysa Loring at ajloring@alaska.edu no later than March 23
  2. The ESA Student Section leadership team encourages students and early career folks to submit 1) the top challenges they expect to  contend with as 21st century ecologists and; 2) the top opportunities they hope to capitalize on in their careers and outreach to society. These submissions are short (about the length of a tweet) and are very easy to do quickly. The submission  deadline is April 1st. More information here: http://www.esastudents.org/ecofutures/ 
  3. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   
  4. National Park Service Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at UAF on October 19‐20, 2016. We invite all NPS employees and partners to submit abstracts for symposium presentations no later thean 15 March, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Northern Test Case (NTC) of the Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (ACE) project, an NSF EPSCoR study of University of Alaska, seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one‐year appointment to focus on integration and synthesis of project findings. For more details on the position and how to apply see:  www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88815
  2. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has one vacant 3‐year PhD–position related to analyses of Norwegian nature‐based tourism markets. Application deadline March 18, 2016.
  3. Alaska EPSCoR has limited funding to support RAP student internships summer 2016. Funds are for salary only ($4000/internship) and must be spent by June 30, 2016. Applications due by March 25, 2016.
  4. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Alaska NSF EPSCoR will be awarding two grants of up to $20,000 each to UA faculty, staff, students or affiliates with  proposals to actively partner with and engage Alaska’s Native populations, communities, and organizations within the goals  of the Alaska EPSCoR program. Proposals are due March 11 and the award period runs from May 1, 2016 ‐ January 31,  2017.   More information and application at http://www.alaska.edu/epscor/  
  2. UAF undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to apply for an Innovative Technology and  Education Award of up to $10,000 from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity. The awards can be used for technology‐related equipment or software associated with student‐based instruction or  research. Funds must be spent by June 30, 2016. The deadline to apply is March 18, 2016.    For more information, please contact URSA at 907‐450‐8772 or https://www.uaf.edu/ursa/

Other:

  1. Volunteers needed for the 23rd annual Science Potpourri ‐ CNSM's premier community outreach event. This event wil be held on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 3:00 p.m. in the Reichardt Building.
  2. Volunteers needed for science fair at Barnette Magnet School on morning of March 8th.  The  judging usually takes 2 ‐ 3 hours. Contact Amy Zacheis ubymarineinc@icloud.com for more information.
  3. Weller Elementary School is looking for judges for the annual school science fair on 9 March 2016 from 8:45am to 12:00 pm. 
  4.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 3/7/2016 here


2/29/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The ESA Student Section leadership team encourages students and early career folks to submit 1) the top challenges they expect to  contend with as 21st century ecologists and; 2) the top opportunities they hope to capitalize on in their careers and outreach to society. These submissions are short (about the length of a tweet) and are very easy to do quickly. The submission  deadline is April 1st. More information here: http://www.esastudents.org/ecofutures/ 
  2. Resilience: Opportunities and Challenges for Societal Crisis Management and Individual Safety. Conference 14‐16 June 2016. Persons  undertaking research on the theme of tourism and resilience may find the conference of interest. More information about the  conference can be found at miun.se/en/areriskevent. Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words to rcr@miun.se by March 1, 2016.  
  3. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   
  4. National Park Service Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at UAF on October 19‐20, 2016. We invite all NPS employees and partners to submit abstracts for symposium presentations no later thean 15 March, 2016.
  5. The 7th Regional Conference on Island Sustainability will take place April 11-15, 2016. This year, the University of Alaska Fairbanks joins the University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability as a co-host of the conference as we explore topics pertinent to soft borders and remote regions. Both universities serve border regions far removed from the mainland US. The institutions are dedicated to supporting dispersed and disconnected “islands” within their regions and are committed to emergent research and awareness of sustainable practice and lifeways toward human survival.
  6. The Arctic Science Summit Week(https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will be held at UAF on March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for a tenure  track Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainability Science. All application materials should be submitted at the following site by March 6, 2016:    http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/30867   
  2. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has one vacant 3‐year PhD–position related to analyses of Norwegian nature‐based tourism markets. Application deadline March 18, 2016.
  3. Alaska EPSCoR has limited funding to support RAP student internships summer 2016. Funds are for salary only ($4000/internship) and must be spent by June 30, 2016. Applications due by March 25, 2016.
  4. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Alaska NSF EPSCoR will be awarding two grants of up to $20,000 each to UA faculty, staff, students or affiliates with  proposals to actively partner with and engage Alaska’s Native populations, communities, and organizations within the goals  of the Alaska EPSCoR program. Proposals are due March 11 and the award period runs from May 1, 2016 ‐ January 31,  2017.   More information and application at http://www.alaska.edu/epscor/  
  2. UAF undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to apply for an Innovative Technology and  Education Award of up to $10,000 from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity. The awards can be used for technology‐related equipment or software associated with student‐based instruction or  research. Funds must be spent by June 30, 2016. The deadline to apply is March 18, 2016.    For more information, please contact URSA at 907‐450‐8772 or https://www.uaf.edu/ursa/
  3. The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is accepting applications for its spring 2016 grants. The maximum grant amount is $5,000. Proposals must be received by 5 p.m., March 1. For more information, review the guidelines and application at http://www.uaf.edu/provost/peoples‐endowment/. 

Other:

  1. Volunteers needed for science fair at Barnette Magnet School on morning of March 8th.  The  judging usually takes 2 ‐ 3 hours. Contact Amy Zacheis ubymarineinc@icloud.com for more information.
  2. Weller Elementary School is looking for judges for the annual school science fair on 9 March 2016 from 8:45am to 12:00 pm. 
  3.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 2/29/2016 here

 

2/22/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. Resilience: Opportunities and Challenges for Societal Crisis Management and Individual Safety. Conference 14‐16 June 2016. Persons  undertaking research on the theme of tourism and resilience may find the conference of interest. More information about the  conference can be found at miun.se/en/areriskevent. Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words to rcr@miun.se by March 1, 2016. 
  2. The Astoria, OR FisherPoets Gathering is coming up soon!  Please join a collection of storytellers and musicians in various venues in Astoria, Oregon for the festival readings  February 26‐28. Information at www.fisherspoets.org  
  3. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   
  4. National Park Service Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at UAF on October 19‐20, 2016. We invite all NPS employees and partners to submit abstracts for symposium presentations no later thean 15 March, 2016.
  5. Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference  February 24 – 25, Anchorage. Contact: Darcy Etcheverry, 907‐474‐5107, ddetcheverry@alaska.edu; Steven Seefeldt, 907‐474‐1831,  ssseefeldt@alaska.edu; Debbie Carter, 907‐474‐5406, dscarter@alaska.edu
  6. The 7th Regional Conference on Island Sustainability will take place April 11-15, 2016. This year, the University of Alaska Fairbanks joins the University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability as a co-host of the conference as we explore topics pertinent to soft borders and remote regions. Both universities serve border regions far removed from the mainland US. The institutions are dedicated to supporting dispersed and disconnected “islands” within their regions and are committed to emergent research and awareness of sustainable practice and lifeways toward human survival.
  7. The Arctic Science Summit Week(https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will be held at UAF on March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has one vacant 3‐year PhD–position related to analyses of Norwegian nature‐based tourism markets. Application deadline March 18, 2016.
  2. Fellowship Announcement: Doctoral Residency in Science Communication, USGS Northwest Climate Science Center and UI‐CNR McCall Outdoor Science School, McCall, Idaho. Application materials must be submitted by February 15, 2016.
  3. Alaska EPSCoR has limited funding to support RAP student internships summer 2016. Funds are for salary only ($4000/internship) and must be spent by June 30, 2016. Applications due by March 25, 2016.
  4. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Alaska NSF EPSCoR will be awarding two grants of up to $20,000 each to UA faculty, staff, students or affiliates with  proposals to actively partner with and engage Alaska’s Native populations, communities, and organizations within the goals  of the Alaska EPSCoR program. Proposals are due March 11 and the award period runs from May 1, 2016 ‐ January 31,  2017.   More information and application at http://www.alaska.edu/epscor/  
  2. UAF undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to apply for an Innovative Technology and  Education Award of up to $10,000 from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity. The awards can be used for technology‐related equipment or software associated with student‐based instruction or  research. Funds must be spent by June 30, 2016. The deadline to apply is March 18, 2016.    For more information, please contact URSA at 907‐450‐8772 or https://www.uaf.edu/ursa/
  3. The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is accepting applications for its spring 2016 grants. The maximum grant amount is $5,000. Proposals must be received by 5 p.m., March 1. For more information, review the guidelines and application at http://www.uaf.edu/provost/peoples‐endowment/. 
  4. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Other:

  1. Volunteers needed for science fair at Barnette Magnet School on morning of March 8th.  The  judging usually takes 2 ‐ 3 hours. Contact Amy Zacheis ubymarineinc@icloud.com for more information.
  2. Book club to discuss ‘Fifty Miles from Tomorrow’ the autobiography of Alaska Native leader Willie Iggiagruk  Hensley, from 7–8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the club conference room in Wood Center. Register for the club discussion online at orgsync or www.uaf.edu/live/. For more information, email uaf‐studentorg@alaska.edu 
  3.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 2/22/2016 here



2/15/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. Resilience: Opportunities and Challenges for  Societal Crisis Management and Individual Safety. Conference 14‐16 June 2016. Persons  undertaking research on the theme of tourism and resilience may find the conference of interest. More information about the  conference can be found at miun.se/en/areriskevent. Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words to rcr@miun.se by March 1, 2016. 
  2. UArctic Student Ambassador program. Applications due February 21, 2016. Training for the newly appointed UArctic Student Ambassadors will take place during the first ever UArctic Congress, held in  Saint Petersburg, Russia from September 12‐16, 2016. During the Congress the ambassadors will have the opportunity to  interact with fellow students, and meet with distinguished representatives and guests, as well as with UArctic’s leadership.  
  3. The Astoria, OR FisherPoets Gathering is coming up soon!  Please join a collection of storytellers and musicians in various venues in Astoria, Oregon for the festival readings  February 26‐28. Information at www.fisherspoets.org  
  4. Alaska Rural Energy Conference  April 26 ‐28, 2016. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. For more information visit http://www.akruralenergy.org/   
  5. National Park Service Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at UAF on October 19‐20, 2016. We invite all NPS employees and partners to submit abstracts for symposium presentations no later thean 15 March, 2016.
  6. Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference  February 24 – 25, Anchorage. Contact: Darcy Etcheverry, 907‐474‐5107, ddetcheverry@alaska.edu; Steven Seefeldt, 907‐474‐1831,  ssseefeldt@alaska.edu; Debbie Carter, 907‐474‐5406, dscarter@alaska.edu
  7. The Arctic Science Summit Week(https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will be held at UAF on March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has one vacant 3‐year PhD–position related to analyses of Norwegian nature‐based tourism markets. Application deadline March 18, 2016.
  2. Fellowship Announcement: Doctoral Residency in Science Communication, USGS Northwest Climate Science Center and UI‐CNR McCall Outdoor Science School, McCall, Idaho. Application materials must be submitted by February 15, 2016.
  3. Alaska EPSCoR has limited funding to support RAP student internships summer 2016. Funds are for salary only ($4000/internship) and must be spent by June 30, 2016. Applications due by March 25, 2016.
  4. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Alaska NSF EPSCoR will be awarding two grants of up to $20,000 each to UA faculty, staff, students or affiliates with  proposals to actively partner with and engage Alaska’s Native populations, communities, and organizations within the goals  of the Alaska EPSCoR program. Proposals are due March 11 and the award period runs from May 1, 2016 ‐ January 31,  2017.   More information and application at http://www.alaska.edu/epscor/  
  2. UAF undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to apply for an Innovative Technology and  Education Award of up to $10,000 from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity. The awards can be used for technology‐related equipment or software associated with student‐based instruction or  research. Funds must be spent by June 30, 2016. The deadline to apply is March 18, 2016.    For more information, please contact URSA at 907‐450‐8772 or https://www.uaf.edu/ursa/
  3. The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is accepting applications for its spring 2016 grants. The maximum grant amount is $5,000. Proposals must be received by 5 p.m., March 1. For more information, review the guidelines and application at http://www.uaf.edu/provost/peoples‐endowment/. 
  4. Alaska EPSCoR is making available at least 5 travel awards of up to $2000/person to University of Alaska affiliated graduate  students and early career faculty. Travel funds are for domestic travel only. Travel support is for activities occurring between April 15, 2016 and July 31, 2016. Applications due by midnight February 14, 2016.  
  5. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Other:

  1. Volunteers needed for science fair at Barnette Magnet School on morning of March 8th.  The  judging usually takes 2 ‐ 3 hours. Contact Amy Zacheis ubymarineinc@icloud.com for more information.
  2. Book club to discuss ‘Fifty Miles from Tomorrow’ the autobiography of Alaska Native leader Willie Iggiagruk  Hensley, from 7–8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the club conference room in Wood Center. Register for the club discussion online at orgsync or www.uaf.edu/live/. For more information, email uaf‐studentorg@alaska.edu 
  3.  Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 2/15/2016 here


2/8/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. National Park Service Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at UAF on October 19‐20, 2016. We invite all NPS employees and partners to submit abstracts for symposium presentations no later thean 15 March, 2016.
  2. Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference  February 24 – 25, Anchorage. Contact: Darcy Etcheverry, 907‐474‐5107, ddetcheverry@alaska.edu; Steven Seefeldt, 907‐474‐1831,  ssseefeldt@alaska.edu; Debbie Carter, 907‐474‐5406, dscarter@alaska.edu
  3. The 7th Regional Conference on Island Sustainability will take place April 11‐15, 2016. If you would like to present at the conference, please contact Elvie Tyler at elvie.tyler8@gmail.com. Deadline for submissions is 4:00pm, Friday, March 4, 2016.
  4. The Arctic Science Summit Week(https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will be held at UAF on March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Fellowship Announcement: Doctoral Residency in Science Communication, USGS Northwest Climate Science Center and UI‐CNR McCall Outdoor Science School, McCall, Idaho. Application materials must be submitted by February 15, 2016.
  2. Alaska EPSCoR has limited funding to support RAP student internships summer 2016. Funds are for salary only ($4000/internship) and must be spent by June 30, 2016. Applications due by March 25, 2016.
  3. Alaska Sea Grant is accepting fellowship applications from graduate students seeking experience in Alaska marine resources and policy. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 12.  
  4. Alaska INBRE (Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) is pleased to announce the solicitation for the 2016-17 Graduate Research Assistantships.  To apply, visithttp://www.alaska.edu/inbre/opportunities/graduate-research-assista/. Due February 15, 2016.
  5. The Univeresity of Maine Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology is seeking an Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
  6. The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites proposals for graduate mentoring research assistantships to enhance undergraduate mentoring in biomedical research. Applications are due February 15, 2016
  7. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Alaska EPSCoR is making available at least 5 travel awards of up to $2000/person to University of Alaska affiliated graduate  students and early career faculty. Travel funds are for domestic travel only. Travel support is for activities occurring between April 15, 2016 and July 31, 2016. Applications due by midnight February 14, 2016.  
  2. The Murie Science and Learning Center has new grants available to support science projects and outreach programs. We are accepting applications for both from now until February 15, 2016. 
  3. The UAF Scholarship deadline is February 15, 2016.  Apply for scholarships through UAOnline http://uaonline.alaska.edu
  4. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Other:

  1. Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 2/8/2016 here

 

2/1/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. Santa Fe Institute 2016 Global Sustainability Summer School (GSSS) on Urban Sustainability. Application deadline is Feb 23, 2016. Learn more here:  http://santafe.edu/education/schools/global‐ sustainability/ 
  2. Arctic Research Consortium of the United States, call for Workshop Applications for Arctic Science Summit Week. Deadline is Monday, 1 February 2016.  
  3. Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference  February 24 – 25, Anchorage. Contact: Darcy Etcheverry, 907‐474‐5107, ddetcheverry@alaska.edu; Steven Seefeldt, 907‐474‐1831,  ssseefeldt@alaska.edu; Debbie Carter, 907‐474‐5406, dscarter@alaska.edu
  4. The 7th Regional Conference on Island Sustainability will take place April 11‐15, 2016. If you would like to present at the conference, please contact Elvie Tyler at elvie.tyler8@gmail.com. Deadline for submissions is 4:00pm, Friday, March 4, 2016.
  5. The Arctic Science Summit Week(https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will be held at UAF on March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Alaska Sea Grant is accepting fellowship applications from graduate students seeking experience in Alaska marine resources and policy. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 12.  
  2. Alaska INBRE (Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) is pleased to announce the solicitation for the 2016-17 Graduate Research Assistantships.  To apply, visithttp://www.alaska.edu/inbre/opportunities/graduate-research-assista/. Due February 15, 2016.
  3. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant two-year postdoctoral–position. For more information, seehttp://www.nmbu.no/ina-en/. Application deadline: February 7th, 2016.
  4. The Univeresity of Maine Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology is seeking an Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
  5. The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites proposals for graduate mentoring research assistantships to enhance undergraduate mentoring in biomedical research. Applications are due February 15, 2016
  6. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Alaska EPSCoR is making available at least 5 travel awards of up to $2000/person to University of Alaska affiliated graduate  students and early career faculty. Travel funds are for domestic travel only. Travel support is for activities occurring between April 15, 2016 and July 31, 2016. Applications due by midnight February 14, 2016.  
  2. The Murie Science and Learning Center has new grants available to support science projects and outreach programs. We are accepting applications for both from now until February 15, 2016. 
  3. The UAF Scholarship deadline is February 15, 2016.  Apply for scholarships through UAOnline http://uaonline.alaska.edu
  4. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Other:

  1. Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 2/1/2016 here


1/25/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:
  1. Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference  February 24 – 25, Anchorage. Contact: Darcy Etcheverry, 907‐474‐5107, ddetcheverry@alaska.edu; Steven Seefeldt, 907‐474‐1831,  ssseefeldt@alaska.edu; Debbie Carter, 907‐474‐5406, dscarter@alaska.edu
  2. The 7th Regional Conference on Island Sustainability will take place April 11‐15, 2016. If you would like to present at the conference, please contact Elvie Tyler at elvie.tyler8@gmail.com. Deadline for submissions is 4:00pm, Friday, March 4, 2016.
  3. The Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Association (WAISA) announces the 2015 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (WAISC), “Adaptation: Tides of Change,” to be held March 9–12, 2016 , in Dillingham, Alaska. Abstracts are due January 31, 2016. Submit abstracts via e-mail to Tara Borland, taborland@alaska.edu 
  4. The Arctic Science Summit Week(https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will be held at UAF on March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Alaska Sea Grant is accepting fellowship applications from graduate students seeking experience in Alaska marine resources and policy. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 12.  
  2. Alaska INBRE (Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) is pleased to announce the solicitation for the 2016-17 Graduate Research Assistantships.  To apply, visithttp://www.alaska.edu/inbre/opportunities/graduate-research-assista/. Due February 15, 2016.
  3. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant two-year postdoctoral–position. For more information, seehttp://www.nmbu.no/ina-en/. Application deadline: February 7th, 2016.
  4. The Univeresity of Maine Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology is seeking an Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
  5. The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites proposals for graduate mentoring research assistantships to enhance undergraduate mentoring in biomedical research. Applications are due February 15, 2016
  6. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016.

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. The Murie Science and Learning Center has new grants available to support science projects and outreach programs. We are accepting applications for both from now until February 15, 2016. 
  2. The UAF Scholarship deadline is February 15, 2016.  Apply for scholarships through UAOnline http://uaonline.alaska.edu
  3. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Other:

  1. Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 1/25/2016 here


1/18/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The 7th Regional Conference on Island Sustainability will take place April 11‐15, 2016. If you would like to present at the conference, please contact Elvie Tyler at elvie.tyler8@gmail.com
  2. The Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Association (WAISA) announces the 2015 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (WAISC), “Adaptation: Tides of Change,” to be held March 9–12, 2016 , in Dillingham, Alaska. Abstracts are due January 31, 2016. Submit abstracts via e-mail to Tara Borland, taborland@alaska.edu 
  3. The Arctic Science Summit Week(https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will be held at UAF on March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Alaska Sea Grant is accepting fellowship applications from graduate students seeking experience in Alaska marine resources and policy. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 12.  
  2. Alaska INBRE (Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) is pleased to announce the solicitation for the 2016-17 Graduate Research Assistantships.  To apply, visithttp://www.alaska.edu/inbre/opportunities/graduate-research-assista/. Due February 15, 2016.
  3. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant two-year postdoctoral–position. For more information, seehttp://www.nmbu.no/ina-en/. Application deadline: February 7th, 2016.
  4. The Univeresity of Maine Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology is seeking an Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
  5. The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites proposals for graduate mentoring research assistantships to enhance undergraduate mentoring in biomedical research. Applications are due February 15, 2016
  6. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016 .

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. The Murie Science and Learning Center has new grants available to support science projects and outreach programs. We are accepting applications for both from now until February 15, 2016. 
  2. The UAF Scholarship deadline is February 15, 2016.  Apply for scholarships through UAOnline http://uaonline.alaska.edu
  3. Travel Funding for WAISA Conference from Alaska EPSCoR https://www.alaska.edu/epscor/ for up to $1500/person for University of Alaska–affiliated individuals. Applications are due by midnight January 18, 2016.  To apply, submit the online application for Alaska EPSCoR travel grant http://goo.gl/forms/q0haA6Acfn.
  4. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Courses:

  1. Spring Course: RD F655 (DD1) Circumpolar Health Issues, CRN 38551. Spring 2016  3 credits. Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu. Wednesdays, 5:10 – 8:10 pm
  2. Spring Course: NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 
  3. Spring Course: WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Other:

  1. Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.
  2. The University of Alaska Museum of the North is recruiting volunteer docents for its school tour programs this semester. Docents lead activities for elementary school groups using the museum’s hands-on collection to teach students about science, culture and art. For more information or to register for the training, which takes place Jan. 19-29, call 907-474-5360 or e-mail ua-museumlearn@alaska.edu. Or on the web at: www.uaf.edu/museum
  3. The EPA recently announced a new project, Alaskan Voices on Climate, to collect and disseminate videos from Alaskans which demonstrate the impacts of a changing climate on Alaska today. EPA invites Alaskans from all walks of life to submit videos. Read more about the guidelines for participating and instructions for submitting a video.  http://www.epa.gov/ak/alaskan-voices-climate#participate

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 1/18/2016 here


1/11/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Association (WAISA) announces the 2015 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (WAISC), “Adaptation: Tides of Change,” to be held March 9–12, 2016 , in Dillingham, Alaska. This conference will highlight regional scientific efforts that provide a more interdisciplinary approach to scientific inquiry and resource management. Organizers welcome submissions from all individuals and organizations collecting data in western Alaska. Abstracts are due January 31, 2016. Submit abstracts via e-mail to Tara Borland, taborland@alaska.edu 
  2. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Northern Forest Institute invites submissions for its fourth annual Symposium of Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics. Our focus will be on a poetic approach to the topic of land use and ethics. Dates: June 10 – 12, 2016. Location: Huntington Lodge at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. Contact: Marianne Patinelli-Dubay at mpatinelli@esf.edu. Website: http://www.esf.edu/nfi/symposium/
  3. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Alaska INBRE (Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) is pleased to announce the solicitation for the 2016-17 Graduate Research Assistantships.  To apply, visit http://www.alaska.edu/inbre/opportunities/graduate-research-assista/. Due February 15, 2016.
  2. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant two-year postdoctoral–position. For more information, see http://www.nmbu.no/ina-en/.Application deadline: February 7th, 2016.
  3. The University of Maine Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology offers a MSc/PhD position in mammalian responses to land-use change. A graduate (MSc/PhD) position is available to work in Alessio Mortelliti’s lab http://alessiomortelliti.weebly.com/. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 10, 2016.
  4. The Univeresity of Maine Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology is seeking an Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
  5. The US Geological Survey is recruiting a social scientist for an inter-agency project on the Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC).  Initial appointment for 13 months.  Depending on funding, renewal for additional years is possible. The position is based in Fort Collins, Colorado.  The announcement is open to all citizens; the recruitment closes January 10, 2016.
  6. The Hoonah Indian Association  is seeking employment for Natural Resource Assistant. This full time position will assist in the development of the tribe’s long-term land stewardship interests, including natural resource inventory, assessment, planning, project implementation and monitoring with an emphasis on coordinating and collaboration between the tribe, public and private landowners within Hoonah Indian traditional territory. Hoonah- Job Description PDF  http://sustainablesoutheast.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/administratorhiatribe.org_20150305_103232.pdf
  7. The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites proposals for graduate mentoring research assistantships to enhance undergraduate mentoring in biomedical research. Funding priority will be assigned to projects that directly enhance undergraduate student training and mentoring in biomedical research with a special emphasis on students from/in rural Alaska and health related issues germane to the concerns of rural Alaskans. Applications are due February 15, 2016
  8. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016 .
  9. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Travel Funding for WAISA Conference from Alaska EPSCoR https://www.alaska.edu/epscor/ for up to $1500/person for University of Alaska–affiliated individuals. Applications are due by midnight January 18, 2016.  To apply, submit the online application for Alaska EPSCoR travel grant http://goo.gl/forms/q0haA6Acfn.
  2. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. The Alaska NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is soliciting proposals for seed grants of up to $30,000 from early- and mid-career, full-time faculty members of the University of Alaska system to carry out new and innovative research projects relevant to the current Alaska NSF EPSCoR program, which is to enhance Alaska’s research capacity in social-ecological systems science, and to provide the state’s communities with tools and information to respond to changing environments. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Courses:

  1. Spring Course: RD F655 (DD1) Circumpolar Health Issues, CRN 38551. Spring 2016  3 credits. Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu. Wednesdays, 5:10 – 8:10 pm
  2. Spring Course: NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 
  3. Spring Course: WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Other:

  1. Congratulations to Lisa Strecker (RAP 2012) and Jason Reppert on the birth of their son, Jakob Sylvan Reppert.  Jakob was born the morning of December 25 weighing  8 pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 21 inches long. 
  2. Beginning January 19, entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a small business may benefit from a series of 11 workshops offered at the Small Business Development Center in Fairbanks and by webinar around the state. Workshops will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the Thursday, Jan. 28 session, and will run through April 5. More details about the classes are available at www.uaf.edu/ces/sbd.
  3. The University of Alaska Museum of the North is recruiting volunteer docents for its school tour programs this semester. Docents lead activities for elementary school groups using the museum’s hands-on collection to teach students about science, culture and art. For more information or to register for the training, which takes place Jan. 19-29, call 907-474-5360 or e-mail ua-museumlearn@alaska.edu. Or on the web at: www.uaf.edu/museum
  4. The EPA recently announced a new project, Alaskan Voices on Climate, to collect and disseminate videos from Alaskans which demonstrate the impacts of a changing climate on Alaska today. EPA invites Alaskans from all walks of life to submit videos. Read more about the guidelines for participating and instructions for submitting a video.  http://www.epa.gov/ak/alaskan-voices-climate#participate
  5. Climate Voices (http://climatevoices.org/) Webinar: "What happened in Paris at COP21 and what comes next." Jan. 14 12:00p.m. EST (8:00AM AK time). To register, go to: http://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/710408353660205061
  6. PoLAR Voices is a podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 1/11/2016 here


1/4/16

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Association (WAISA) announces the 2015 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (WAISC), “Adaptation: Tides of Change,” to be held March 9–12, 2016 , in Dillingham, Alaska. This conference will highlight regional scientific efforts that provide a more interdisciplinary approach to scientific inquiry and resource management. Organizers welcome submissions from all individuals and organizations collecting data in western Alaska. Abstracts are due January 31, 2016. Submit abstracts via e-mail to Tara Borland, taborland@alaska.edu 
  2. Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics: Poetics. Dates: June 10 – 12, 2016. Location: Huntington Lodge at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. Contact: Marianne Patinelli-Dubay at mpatinelli@esf.edu. Website: http://www.esf.edu/nfi/symposium/
  3. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The US Geological Survey is recruiting a social scientist for an inter-agency project on the Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC).  Initial appointment for 13 months.  Depending on funding, renewal for additional years is possible. The position is based in Fort Collins, Colorado.  The announcement is open to all citizens; the recruitment closes January 10, 2016.
  2. The Hoonah Indian Association  is seeking employment for Natural Resource Assistant. This full time position will assist in the development of the tribe’s long-term land stewardship interests, including natural resource inventory, assessment, planning, project implementation and monitoring with an emphasis on coordinating and collaboration between the tribe, public and private landowners within Hoonah Indian traditional territory. Hoonah- Job Description PDF  http://sustainablesoutheast.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/administratorhiatribe.org_20150305_103232.pdf
  3. The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites proposals for graduate mentoring research assistantships to enhance undergraduate mentoring in biomedical research. Funding priority will be assigned to projects that directly enhance undergraduate student training and mentoring in biomedical research with a special emphasis on students from/in rural Alaska and health related issues germane to the concerns of rural Alaskans. Applications are due February 15, 2016
  4. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016 .
  5. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Travel Funding for WAISA Conference from Alaska EPSCoR https://www.alaska.edu/epscor/ for up to $1500/person for University of Alaska–affiliated individuals. Applications are due by midnight January 18, 2016.  To apply, submit the online application for Alaska EPSCoR travel grant http://goo.gl/forms/q0haA6Acfn.
  2. Alaska NSF EPSCoR Seed Grants Application Period OpenProposals are being accepted, due date February 26, 2016. The Alaska NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is soliciting proposals for seed grants of up to $30,000 from early- and mid-career, full-time faculty members of the University of Alaska system to carry out new and innovative research projects relevant to the current Alaska NSF EPSCoR program, which is to enhance Alaska’s research capacity in social-ecological systems science, and to provide the state’s communities with tools and information to respond to changing environments. For a complete details and the application packet, please visit http://www.alaska.edu/epscor

Courses:

  1. Spring Course: RD F655 (DD1) Circumpolar Health Issues, CRN 38551. Spring 2016  3 credits. Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu. Wednesdays, 5:10 – 8:10 pm
  2. Spring Course: NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 
  3. Spring Course: WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Other:

  1. PoLAR Voices is a podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 1/4/2016 here


12/21/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics: Poetics. Dates: June 10 – 12, 2016. Location: Huntington Lodge at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. Contact: Marianne Patinelli-Dubay at mpatinelli@esf.edu. Website: http://www.esf.edu/nfi/symposium/

2. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Hoonah Indian Association  is seeking employment for Natural Resource Assistant. This full time position will assist in the development of the tribe’s long-term land stewardship interests, including natural resource inventory, assessment, planning, project implementation and monitoring with an emphasis on coordinating and collaboration between the tribe, public and private landowners within Hoonah Indian traditional territory. Hoonah- Job Description PDF  http://sustainablesoutheast.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/administratorhiatribe.org_20150305_103232.pdf
  2. The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites proposals for graduate mentoring research assistantships to enhance undergraduate mentoring in biomedical research. Funding priority will be assigned to projects that directly enhance undergraduate student training and mentoring in biomedical research with a special emphasis on students from/in rural Alaska and health related issues germane to the concerns of rural Alaskans. Applications are due February 15, 2016
  3. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016 .
  4. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Wintermester Course: Politics and Film. PS 493/FLM 493/ NORS 693. 10 am - 3 pm, 1/4 - 1/13, 2016. 3 credits.
  2. Spring Course: RD F655 (DD1) Circumpolar Health Issues, CRN 38551. Spring 2016  3 credits. Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu. Wednesdays, 5:10 – 8:10 pm
  3. Spring Course: NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 
  4. Spring Course: WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Other:

  1. PoLAR Voices is a podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 12/21/2015 here


12/14/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics: Poetics. Dates: June 10 – 12, 2016. Location: Huntington Lodge at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. Contact: Marianne Patinelli-Dubay at mpatinelli@esf.edu. Website: http://www.esf.edu/nfi/symposium/

2. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Human Dimensions Lab at the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC-HD) is offering financial support in form of stipends for up to two graduate students for out of state internships focused on rural; water, energy or food policy. Applications are due 5pm AKDT , March 15th 2016 .
  2. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. Application deadline: December 16, 2015, 11:59PM EST
  3. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Courses:

  1. Wintermester Course: Politics and Film. PS 493/FLM 493/ NORS 693. 10 am - 3 pm, 1/4 - 1/13, 2016. 3 credits.
  2. Spring Course: RD F655 (DD1) Circumpolar Health Issues, CRN 38551. Spring 2016  3 credits. Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu. Wednesdays, 5:10 – 8:10 pm
  3. Spring Course: NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 
  4. Spring Course: WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Other:

  1. The sale shelves on the main floor of Rasmuson Library have been stocked with a number of "northern" titles at very reasonable prices (mostly $1, $3, and $5, but a few items higher). The sale will continue through the end of the semester (closing time, Dec 19th), and I will be putting out new items around noon every day through Dec. 11th.
  2. PoLAR Voices is a podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 12/14/2015 here


12/7/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics: Poetics. Dates: June 10 – 12, 2016. Location: Huntington Lodge at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. Contact: Marianne Patinelli-Dubay at mpatinelli@esf.edu. Website: http://www.esf.edu/nfi/symposium/

2. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Tenure Track or Tenured Professor for Interdisciplinary Initiative in Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation University of California San Diego
  2. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   

Grants/Scholarships/Other Awards/Other items:

1.  PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes.

2. The sale shelves on the main floor of Rasmuson Library have been stocked with a number of "northern" titles at very reasonable prices (mostly $1, $3, and $5, but a few items higher).

Spring Courses 2016:  

1. RD F655 (DD1) Circumpolar Health Issues, CRN 38551. Spring 2016  3 credits. Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu. Wednesdays, 5:10 – 8:10 pm

2. NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 

3. WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 12/7/2015 here


11/30/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. 9th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (2016)  “Adaptation: Tides of Change”  Tentative Dates: March 9–12, 2016  Dillingham, Alaska. More information will be available at http://seagrant.uaf.edu/conferences/waisc/2016/ or contact Tara Borland  taborland@alaska.edu or 474‐5536. 

2. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

3. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Oceans Research is now accepting applications for the 2015/2016 Shark Research internship program. We are currently working on a smooth hammerhead tagging project and are looking for help for our research this January/February. This link chronicles the type of work we do: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoHB9_d8KGw. Other months of the year are also open for research on White Sharks, Endemic Benthic Sharks, Cetacean studies, and a multitude of other projects. Contact Gibbs Kuguru research@whitesharkafrica.com. Stellenbosch University Scientist in Residence -White Shark Africa +27 (0) 79 408 0754
  2. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards/Other items:

1. The National Science Foundation has posted the RFP to promote inter-jurisdictional collaboration within EPSCoR jurisdictions. These RII Track-2 programs will focus on 1) Understanding the Brain; and 2) Sustainable Food, Energy, and Water systems. For the full submission guidelines, follow this link http://nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505263

2. Arctic‐Yukon‐Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative (AYK SSI) 2016 Invitation to Submit Research Proposals. Dr. Joseph Spaeder jjspaeder@earthlink.net    (907) 299‐8635    

3.PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes

Spring Courses 2016:  

1. RD F655 (DD1) Circumpolar Health Issues, CRN 38551. Spring 2016  3 credits. Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu. Wednesdays, 5:10 – 8:10 pm

2. NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 

3. WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

4. Northern Studies F611 UX1 American Environmental History  CRN: 38692. Spring 2016  3 credits. Distance delivered. Diana DiStefano, dldistefano@alaska.edu

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/30/2015 here


11/23/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. 9th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (2016)  “Adaptation: Tides of Change”  Tentative Dates: March 9–12, 2016  Dillingham, Alaska. More information will be available at http://seagrant.uaf.edu/conferences/waisc/2016/ or contact Tara Borland  taborland@alaska.edu or 474‐5536. 

2. EPA Seeking Young Adults to Serve on NEJAC Work Group on Climate Justice  http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac/index.html  Applications are due November 30, 2015

3. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

4. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Marine and Environmental Affairs – Assistant Professor (AA14599)  Organization: College of the Environment, School of Marine and  Environmental Affairs, University of Washington.  Title : Assistant Professor http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academicjobs/position/aa14599/   
  2. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. The National Science Foundation has posted the RFP to promote inter-jurisdictional collaboration within EPSCoR jurisdictions. These RII Track-2 programs will focus on 1) Understanding the Brain; and 2) Sustainable Food, Energy, and Water systems. For the full submission guidelines, follow this link http://nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505263

  2. Arctic‐Yukon‐Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative (AYK SSI) 2016 Invitation to Submit Research Proposals. Dr. Joseph Spaeder jjspaeder@earthlink.net    (907) 299‐8635    

  3. PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes
  4. "Arctic Perspectives" the art‐science collaborative show to be held in conjunction with Arctic Science Summit Week 12‐20, March 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Click here for application guidelines for submitting work for consideration as an artist or contributing as a  scientist, and the associated timeline.
  5. University of Alaska Fairbanks computer science students are accepting proposals for software design projects. Students will review submissions received by Nov. 30, 2015, and provide feedback to the proposer. The final deadline for  submissions and revised submissions is Jan. 11, 2016. Proposals should be submitted as early as possible.
  6.   A local non-profit, Noble Paws, is looking for donations of artwork for an upcoming auction. Proceeds support their dog mushing team that works with people experiencing disabilities, and donations are tax deductible. See attached postcard for more info, or visit  noblepawsalaska.org

Spring Courses 2016:  

  1. NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 
  2. WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/23/2015 here

11/16/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. 9th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (2016)  “Adaptation: Tides of Change”  Tentative Dates: March 9–12, 2016  Dillingham, Alaska. More information will be available at http://seagrant.uaf.edu/conferences/waisc/2016/ or contact Tara Borland  taborland@alaska.edu or 474‐5536. 

2. EPA Seeking Young Adults to Serve on NEJAC Work Group on Climate Justice  http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac/index.html  Applications are due November 30, 2015

3. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

4. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Marine and Environmental Affairs – Assistant Professor (AA14599)  Organization: College of the Environment, School of Marine and  Environmental Affairs, University of Washington.  Title : Assistant Professor http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academicjobs/position/aa14599/   
  2. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016   
  3. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre:  PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on sustainable and healthy diets. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here  http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=594 
  4. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre:  PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on the biophysical resource economy. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here  http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=601 
  5. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre: PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on circular economy. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐ new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=597   
  6. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre: PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on global stewardship of marine resources. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply  here http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=589 

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Arctic‐Yukon‐Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative (AYK SSI) 2016 Invitation to Submit Research Proposals. Dr. Joseph Spaeder jjspaeder@earthlink.net    (907) 299‐8635    
  2. EPA is developing a series of case studies and webinars to highlight effective efforts by state and local agencies, non-profits, and utilities to bring EE/RE to low-income households. Webcast #1: Better Together: Linking and Leveraging Energy Programs for Low-Income Households Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Eastern Time Registration: Register here for the November 19 webcast: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7475586524357611778.
  3. PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes
  4. "Arctic Perspectives" the art‐science collaborative show to be held in conjunction with Arctic Science Summit Week 12‐20, March 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Click here for application guidelines for submitting work for consideration as an artist or contributing as a  scientist, and the associated timeline.
  5. University of Alaska Fairbanks computer science students are accepting proposals for software design projects. Students will review submissions received by Nov. 30, 2015, and provide feedback to the proposer. The final deadline for  submissions and revised submissions is Jan. 11, 2016. Proposals should be submitted as early as possible. 

Spring Courses 2016:  

  1. NRM 641 Remote Sensing Applications Using ArcGIS  Spring 2016  3 credits  Dave Verbyla  dlverbyla@alaska.edu 
  2. WLF 694 Decision Analysis for Conservation  Spring 2016  3 credits  Mark Lindbergh  mslindberg@alaska.edu 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/16/2015 here

11/9/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. EPA Seeking Young Adults to Serve on NEJAC Work Group on Climate Justice  http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac/index.html  Applications are due November 30, 2015

2. Co‐Management Symposium   Weaving Together Two Worlds   November 18‐20, 2015  http://tribalmgmt.uaf.edu/co‐mgmt 

3. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

4. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 

5. Data to Decisions Visualization Workshop  November 16‐17, 2015  401 Akasofu BuildingRegistration Information information at www.alaska.edu/epscor

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Marine and Environmental Affairs – Assistant Professor (AA14599)  Organization: College of the Environment, School of Marine and  Environmental Affairs, University of Washington.  Title : Assistant Professor http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academicjobs/position/aa14599/   
  2. The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology invites applications for a tenure track position in  Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016.    
  3. PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on circular economy. For more information about the Department  and the DEST program, please visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca.    Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐ new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=597 
  4. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre:  PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on sustainable and healthy diets. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here  http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=594 
  5. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre:  PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on the biophysical resource economy. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here  http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=601 
  6. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre: PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on circular economy. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐ new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=597   
  7. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre: PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on global stewardship of marine resources. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply  here http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=589 
  8. Coastal Marine Institute (CMI) Student Award. In 2016, CMI will award up to two Graduate Student Research Awards up to $25,000 each to qualified students for CMI related research. The deadline for proposals will be in early November. Please contact uaf-ogca@alaska.edu  with questions.

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Arctic‐Yukon‐Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative (AYK SSI) 2016 Invitation to Submit Research Proposals. Dr. Joseph Spaeder jjspaeder@earthlink.net    (907) 299‐8635    
  2. EPA is developing a series of case studies and webinars to highlight effective efforts by state and local agencies, non-profits, and utilities to bring EE/RE to low-income households. Webcast #1: Better Together: Linking and Leveraging Energy Programs for Low-Income Households Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Eastern Time Registration: Register here for the November 19 webcast: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7475586524357611778.
  3. PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes.  

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/9/2015 here

11/2/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1.The Arctic & Northern Studies Program and the Political Science Department at UAF are  sponsoring a Model Arctic Council (MAC)  from March 9‐15, 2016. The MAC will engage graduate and advanced  undergraduate students from universities across Arctic countries and around the world in a simulation of the  work of Member States, Permanent Participants, and Observers of the Arctic Council (AC). Please see the  attached brochure.  The deadline for applications is November 6, 2015. 

2. EPA Seeking Young Adults to Serve on NEJAC Work Group on Climate Justice  http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac/index.html  Applications are due November 30, 2015

3. Co‐Management Symposium   Weaving Together Two Worlds   November 18‐20, 2015  http://tribalmgmt.uaf.edu/co‐mgmt 

4. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

5. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 

6. Data to Decisions Visualization Workshop  November 16‐17, 2015  401 Akasofu BuildingRegistration Information information at www.alaska.edu/epscor

7. The Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus. 16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment  January 19‐21, 2016  Hyatt Regency Crystal City at the Washington DC National Airport  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/ 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre  PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on sustainable and healthy diets.  Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here  http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=594
  2. PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on the biophysical resource economy. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here  http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=601
  3. PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on circular economy. Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply here http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐ new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=597 
  4. PhD student in sustainability ‐ focus on global stewardship of marine resources.  Application deadline 20 November 2015. Read more and apply  here http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies‐new‐list?rmpage=job&rmjob=589 
  5. Coastal Marine Institute (CMI) Student Award. In 2016, CMI will award up to two Graduate Student Research Awards up to $25,000 each to qualified students for CMI related research. The deadline for proposals will be in early November. Please contact uaf-ogca@alaska.edu  with questions.
  6. University of Michigan Dow Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability 2016  – Request for Applications

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. EPA is developing a series of case studies and webinars to highlight effective efforts by state and local agencies, non-profits, and utilities to bring EE/RE to low-income households. Webcast #1: Better Together: Linking and Leveraging Energy Programs for Low-Income Households Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Eastern Time Registration: Register here for the November 19 webcast: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7475586524357611778.
  2. PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes.  

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/2/2015  Here

10/26/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

1. EPA Seeking Young Adults to Serve on NEJAC Work Group on Climate Justice  http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac/index.html  Applications are due November 30, 2015

2. Co‐Management Symposium   Weaving Together Two Worlds   November 18‐20, 2015  http://tribalmgmt.uaf.edu/co‐mgmt 

3. 2016’s largest international gathering dedicated to the Arctic, which will be held this spring break at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from  March 9 - 20, 2016 .

4. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 

5. Data to Decisions Visualization Workshop  November 16‐17, 2015  401 Akasofu BuildingRegistration Information information at www.alaska.edu/epscor

6. The Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus. 16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment  January 19‐21, 2016  Hyatt Regency Crystal City at the Washington DC National Airport  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/ 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Coastal Marine Institute (CMI) Student Award. In 2016, CMI will award up to two Graduate Student Research Awards up to $25,000 each to qualified students for CMI related research. The deadline for proposals will be in early November. Please contact uaf-ogca@alaska.edu  with questions.
  2. Assistant Professor of Forest Policy and Economics
    Department of Forestry, Michigan State University
  3. Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions in Natural Resources. Department of Forestry, Michigan State University 
  4. University of Michigan Dow Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability 2016  – Request for Applications

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. EPA is developing a series of case studies and webinars to highlight effective efforts by state and local agencies, non-profits, and utilities to bring EE/RE to low-income households. Webcast #1: Better Together: Linking and Leveraging Energy Programs for Low-Income Households Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Eastern Time Registration: Register here for the November 19 webcast: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7475586524357611778.
  2. PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes. 
  3. ASRA Request for Module Proposals  Deadline: October 31, 2015  Contact: Laura Conner (ldconner@alaksa.edu), ASRA Director 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 10/26/2015  Here

10/19/15

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:
  1. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council. March 9-20, 2016.
  2. Co‐Management Symposium   Weaving Together Two Worlds   November 18‐20, 2015  http://tribalmgmt.uaf.edu/co‐mgmt 
  3. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 
  4. Data to Decisions Visualization Workshop  November 16‐17, 2015  401 Akasofu BuildingRegistration Information information at www.alaska.edu/epscor
  5. The Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus  16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment  January 19‐21, 2016  Hyatt Regency Crystal City at the Washington DC National Airport  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/ 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech seeks to fill a tenure‐track position in the area of human dimensions of fish and wildlife conservation, defined broadly as work at the interface of social and ecological systems.  
  2. The National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for two‐year postdoctoral fellowships that  will begin August 1, 2016. SESYNC also invites applications for Collaborating Mentors, who will co‐develop postdoctoral  projects and provide substantive intellectual and methodological mentoring during the fellowship. 
  3. The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students program is now accepting applications for summer
    2016. Please visit the program website for detailed information
    http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5284
  4. The Coastal Marine Institute is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to assist students conducting research that
    is technically meritorious and relevant to the BOEM mission
  5. Vacancy Announcement
    Research Assistant Professor, Coastal Community Resilience and Adaptation Specialist
    Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
  6. Assistant Professor of Forest Policy and Economics
    Department of Forestry, Michigan State University
    Position Summary:
  7. Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions in Natural Resources. Department of Forestry, Michigan State University 
  8. University of Michigan Dow Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability 2016  – Request for Applications

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Alaska EPSCoR is making available at least 5 travel awards of up to $1600/person to University of Alaska affiliated graduate students and early career faculty (early career for this competition are those faculty who are not tenured AND have been hired since July 1, 2012).
  2. PoLAR Voices, A podcast investigating climate change science and its impact on life at the poles. Tune in every 3rd Wednesday at thepolarhub.org  for the latest episode, or find us on iTunes. 
  3. ASRA Request for Module Proposals  Deadline: October 31, 2015  Contact: Laura Conner (ldconner@alaksa.edu), ASRA Director 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 10/19/2015  Here

10/12/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. The Arctic Science Summit Week (https://assw2016.org/), Arctic Observing Summit (http://www.arcticobservingsummit.org/aos-2016-themes-and-important-announcements), Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, Model Arctic Council and related events will attract nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators and other Arctic authorities from around the world to UAF from March 9-20, 2016. Find out what’s happening with ASSW and the other meetings by exploring the website (https://assw2016.org/).
  2. EcoSummit 2016  Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change  29 August ‐ 1 September 2016,  Le Corum, Montpellier, France  The closing date for abstract submission is 29 January 2016  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/ 
  3. Data to Decisions Visualization Workshop  November 16‐17, 2015  401 Akasofu BuildingRegistration Information information at www.alaska.edu/epscor
  4. The Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus  16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment  January 19‐21, 2016  Hyatt Regency Crystal City at the Washington DC National Airport  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/  http://foodenergywaternexus.org/ 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech seeks to fill a tenure‐track position in the area of human dimensions of fish and wildlife conservation, defined broadly as work at the interface of social and ecological systems. 
  2. Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program 
     Supporting the development of innovative dissertation proposals in the humanities and social sciences. Deadline:  October 15, 2015  
  3. The National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for two‐year postdoctoral fellowships that  will begin August 1, 2016. SESYNC also invites applications for Collaborating Mentors, who will co‐develop postdoctoral  projects and provide substantive intellectual and methodological mentoring during the fellowship. 
  4. The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students program is now accepting applications for summer
    2016. Please visit the program website for detailed information
    http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5284
  5. The Coastal Marine Institute is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to assist students conducting research that
    is technically meritorious and relevant to the BOEM mission
  6. Vacancy Announcement
    Research Assistant Professor, Coastal Community Resilience and Adaptation Specialist
    Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
  7. Assistant Professor of Forest Policy and Economics
    Department of Forestry, Michigan State University
    Position Summary:
  8. Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions in Natural Resources. Department of Forestry, Michigan State University 
  9. University of Michigan Dow Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability 2016  – Request for Applications

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Alaska EPSCoR is making available at least 5 travel awards of up to $1600/person to University of Alaska affiliated graduate students and early career faculty (early career for this competition are those faculty who are not tenured AND have been hired since July 1, 2012).
  2. URSA 2015 Fall Mentoring Awards  Request for Proposals
  3. ASRA Request for Module Proposals  Deadline: October 31, 2015  Contact: Laura Conner (ldconner@alaksa.edu), ASRA Director 

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10/06/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Professional Development:

  1. Data to Decisions Visualization Workshop, November 16‐17, 2015,401 Akasofu BuildingRegistration Information information at www.alaska.edu/epscor
  2. The Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus,16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment,January 19‐21, 2016
  3. Organizers of the 2015 Arctic Observing Open Science Meeting announce a call for abstract submissions and registration.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech seeks to fill a tenure‐track position in the area of human
    dimensions of fish and wildlife conservation, defined broadly as work at the interface of social and ecological systems.
  2. Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program
    Supporting the development of innovative dissertation proposals in the humanities and social sciences
  3. The National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for two‐year postdoctoral fellowships that
    will begin August 1, 2016.
  4. The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students program is now accepting applications for summer
    2016. Please visit the program website for detailed information
    http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5284
  5. The Coastal Marine Institute is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to assist students conducting research that
    is technically meritorious and relevant to the BOEM mission
  6. Vacancy Announcement
    Research Assistant Professor, Coastal Community Resilience and Adaptation Specialist
    Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
  7. Assistant Professor of Forest Policy and Economics
    Department of Forestry, Michigan State University
    Position Summary:
  8. Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions in Natural Resources

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. URSA 2015 Fall Mentoring Awards

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 10/06/2015Here

08/10/2015

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. The office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR) will have funds available during FY16 for UAF faculty, staff and students who are publishing their work in peer-reviewed journals, but who do not have other funding sources available to cover publication fees. Publication awards will not exceed $1000 for a single article. Funds can be used to cover charges for color figures, page fee for subscription-based journal, or to cover a part of an open-access fee.
  2. Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 Arctic Science Conference. To submit and abstract please visit http://arctic.aaas.org/meetings/2015/abstract_form.html  Online registration can be found at http://arctic.aaas.org/meetings/2015/index.html  Early registration is due by September 10.
  3. The Department of Geology and Geography at West Virginia University invites applications for  a tenure track Assistant Professor of Geography in Human Dimensions of Water
  4. Assistant Professor, Human Dimensions of Sustainability
    School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan
  5. NSF Economics funding opportunity
    Full Proposal Target Date: August 18, 2015

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 08/10/2015Here

07/27/2015

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Assistant Professor, Human Dimensions of Sustainability
    School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan
  2. NSF Economics funding opportunity
    Full Proposal Target Date: August 18, 2015
  3. Social scientist wanted for a postdoctoral fellowship focused on agricultural adaptation to water
    stress
  4. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks seeks
    qualified applicants for an interdisciplinary post‐doctoral fellow position investigating the process of
    making scientific research relevant and applicable to natural resource management and decisionmaking.
  5. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks seeks
    qualified applicants for an interdisciplinary post‐doctoral fellow position investigating climate adaptation
    in Alaska and the Arctic.
  6. National Park Service Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Projects
    Supporting Community‐Led Conservation and Recreation Projects

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 07/27/2015Here

07/20/2015

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. NSF Economics funding opportunity : Full Proposal Target Date: August 18, 2015
  2. Social scientist wanted for a postdoctoral fellowship focused on agricultural adaptation to water stress
  3. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks seeks
    qualified applicants for an interdisciplinary post‐doctoral fellow position investigating the process of
    making scientific research relevant and applicable to natural resource management and decisionmaking
  4. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks seeks
    qualified applicants for an interdisciplinary post‐doctoral fellow position investigating climate adaptation
    in Alaska and the Arctic.
  5. National Park Service Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Projects

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 07/20/2015 Here

07/13/2015

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks seeks
    qualified applicants for an interdisciplinary post‐doctoral fellow position investigating the process of
    making scientific research relevant and applicable to natural resource management and decisionmaking
  2. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks seeks
    qualified applicants for an interdisciplinary post‐doctoral fellow position investigating climate adaptation
    in Alaska and the Arctic.
  3. National Park Service Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Projects

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 07/13/2015 Here

06/15/2015

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. 2016 NSF Visualization Challenge (Vizzies) http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/scivis/index.jsp
  2. National Park Service Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Projects Supporting Community‐Led Conservation and Recreation Projects
  3. Funding Opportunity: Advancing Health Disparities Interventions Through Community‐Based Participatory Research ‐
    Letters of Intent due July 3
  4. Funding opportunity: Project to Address Bed Bugs in Alaska

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 06/15/2015 HERE

05/11/2015

Abstracts/Meetings:

  1. 11th ACUNS Student Conference

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Associate Professor/Professor in Environmental Governance – ref.no. 15/01741
  2. Park Ranger (Visitor Services Specialist)
  3. U.S. Department of the Interior
  4. 2015 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Funding opportunity: Project to Address Bed Bugs in Alaska
  2. The 2016 Call for Proposals for the Graduate Student Grants has been released and proposals will be accepted until 1 pm MDT May 13, 2015. 
  3. Apply now for a BLaST Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) Award!

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 05/11/2015 Here

04/27/2015

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. 2015 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study
  2. Position Title:  Climate Change Resilience Science Fellow
  3. The BLM Alaska Fire Service is offering a paid summer internship to a RAP student to assess local and traditional knowledge on wildfire in Arctic tundra ecosystems.

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Apply now for a BLaST Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) Award!

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 04/27/2015 Here

03/10/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. The Biology and Graduate Student Association is hosting the 2015 Midnight Sun Science Symposium in the Akasofu building on March 26 and 27. We are currently accepting abstracts for posters and presentations. We are extending our due date for abstracts to Friday 3/13. To submit please visit OUR WEBSITE. This is a great opportunity to mingle with peers, practice a presentation, and share your research.Please email Justin Olnes (jrolnes@alaska.edu) or Logan Mullen (ljmullen@alaska.edu) with any questions.
  2. 2015 Alaska oil Spill technology symposium 
  3. Social Science‐Environmental Health Interdisciplinary Collaborations Conference Northeastern University

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Earth league calls for 7 postdocs to embark on a new generation of integrated Earth system science towards global sustainability
  2. 15 PhD positions in fish biology and social dimensions of fish conservation
  3. The AOOS data team at Axiom Data Science is hiring a data coordinator.
  4. Arctic Audobon Society call for proposals 2015 small grants program
  5. NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at US EPA 
  6. Alaska INBRE Graduate Research Assistantship program Due: Applications are due on March 27th by midnight AST.
  7. The Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity (URSA) announces a new round of funding support to all UAF undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. 

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. The 2016 Call for Proposals for the Graduate Student Grants has been released and proposals will be accepted until 1 pm MDT May 13, 2015.
  2. Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning (SSLL) offers a limited number of tuition awards for continuing UAF graduate students.
  3. UAF Graduate school 2015 - 2016 Dissertation and Thesis completion fellowships
  4. Arctic Audubon Society Call for Proposals
  5. The DOE Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 solicitation

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 03/10/2015

02/23/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. Kachemak Bay Science Conference 2015
  2. Islanded Grid Wind Power Conference, 
  3. Arctic Alaska Envrionmental Change : Field excusion to the North Slope, June 10-30, 2015
  4. 2015 Arctic Energy Summit call for presentations

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Arctic Audobon Society call for proposals 2015 small grants program
  2. The Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity (URSA) announces a new round of funding support to all UAF undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. 
  3. Tanana Chiefs Conference in partnership with the Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government is submitting a proposal for Phase II of a greenhouse project in Fort Yukon.
  4. Social-ecological modeling of resilient landscapes post-doctoral appointment. Rutgers/USDA forest service
  5. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Summer Internship in Sustainable Agriculture, based in Goldsboro,NC started in 1999 and has attracted students from a wide variety of backgrounds and majors from across the country and the world
  6. Assistant Professor Tenure‐track Position First Nations Studies Department College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences University of Northern British Columbia

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. UAF Graduate school 2015 - 2016 Dissertation and Thesis completion fellowships
  2. The DOE Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 solicitation

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 02/23/2015 here 

02/09/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. 2015 Arctic Energy Summit call for presentations

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Alaska Conservation Foundation Internships
  2. Oregon State University, Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Assistant Professor, Tenur Track
  3. Climate Change Coordinator position in the Department of the Interior
  4. Social‐Ecological Modeling of Resilient Landscapes Post‐doctoral Appointment – Rutgers/USDA Forest Service
  5. Postdoctoral Fellowship: Agricultural decision making in Africa
  6. Tanana Chiefs Conference in partnership with the Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government is submitting a proposal for Phase II of a greenhouse project in Fort Yukon.
  7. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Summer Internship in Sustainable Agriculture, based in Goldsboro,NC started in 1999 and has attracted students from a wide variety of backgrounds and majors from across the country and the world
  8. Assistant Professor Tenure‐track Position First Nations Studies Department College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences University of Northern British Columbia
  9. Postdoctoral Synthesis Fellowships that will begin August 5, 2015.
  10. The Fulbright Arctic Initiative

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. The DOE Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 solicitation
  2. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAVEL GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2015
  3. John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
  4. Alaska Sea Grant invites pre‐proposals for research projects for the 2016–2018 biennium.
  5. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) is now accepting proposals for one month of faculty summer salary or summer graduate student support to conduct research and engage with stakeholder groups on climate change adaptation
  6. John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
  7. Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship
  8. The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for
  9. Spring 2015

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 02/09/2015

02/02/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. 2015 Arctic Energy Summit call for presentations

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Oregon State University, Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Assistant Professor, Tenur Track
  2. Climate Change Coordinator position in the Department of the Interior
  3. Social‐Ecological Modeling of Resilient Landscapes Post‐doctoral Appointment – Rutgers/USDA Forest Service
  4. Postdoctoral Fellowship: Agricultural decision making in Africa
  5. Tanana Chiefs Conference in partnership with the Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government is submitting a proposal for Phase II of a greenhouse project in Fort Yukon.
  6. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Summer Internship in Sustainable Agriculture, based in Goldsboro,NC started in 1999 and has attracted students from a wide variety of backgrounds and majors from across the country and the world
  7. Assistant Professor Tenure‐track Position First Nations Studies Department College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences University of Northern British Columbia
  8. The National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), in collaboration with NSF's Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program, invites applications for two‐year Postdoctoral Synthesis Fellowships that will begin August 5, 2015.
  9. The National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), in collaboration with NSF's Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program, invites applications for two‐year Postdoctoral Synthesis Fellowships that will begin August 5, 2015. http://www.sesync.org/opportunities/sesync‐lter‐synthesis‐postdoctoral‐fellowships
  10. The Fulbright Arctic Initiative

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. The DOE Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 solicitation
  2. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAVEL GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2015
  3. Alaska Sea Grant invites pre‐proposals for research projects for the 2016–2018 biennium.
  4. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) is now accepting proposals for one month of faculty summer salary or summer graduate student support to conduct research and engage with stakeholder groups on climate change adaptation
  5. John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
  6. Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship
  7. The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for
  8. Spring 2015

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 02/02/2015 here

01/26/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. None this week

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Assistant professors tenure-track position first nations studies department, College of Arts, Social and Health Services
  2. The NPS Climate Change Response Program and the University of Washington are pleased to announce paid summer internship positions related to climate change in national parks.
  3. The National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), in collaboration with NSF's Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program, invites applications for two‐year Postdoctoral Synthesis Fellowships that will begin August 5, 2015. http://www.sesync.org/opportunities/sesync‐lter‐synthesis‐postdoctoral‐fellowships
  4. The Fulbright Arctic Initiative
  5. Fullbright Postdoctoral Scholars Awards
  6. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2015–16 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows.
  7. UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Alaska Sea Grant invites pre‐proposals for research projects for the 2016–2018 biennium.
  2. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) is now accepting proposals for one month of faculty summer salary or summer graduate student support to conduct research and engage with stakeholder groups on climate change adaptation
  3. John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
  4. Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship
  5. The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for
  6. Spring 2015

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 01/26/2015 here

01/19/2015

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. None this week

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. Assistant professors tenure-track position first nations studies department, College of Arts, Social and Health Services
  2. The NPS Climate Change Response Program and the University of Washington are pleased to announce paid summer internship positions related to climate change in national parks.
  3. The National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), in collaboration with NSF's Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program, invites applications for two‐year Postdoctoral Synthesis Fellowships that will begin August 5, 2015. http://www.sesync.org/opportunities/sesync‐lter‐synthesis‐postdoctoral‐fellowships
  4. The Fulbright Arctic Initiative
  5. Fullbright Postdoctoral Scholars Awards
  6. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2015–16 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows.
  7. UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program

Grant Opportunities/Scholarships/Other Awards:

  1. Alaska Sea Grant invites pre‐proposals for research projects for the 2016–2018 biennium.
  2. The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) is now accepting proposals for one month of faculty summer salary or summer graduate student support to conduct research and engage with stakeholder groups on climate change adaptation
  3. John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
  4. Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship
  5. The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for
  6. Spring 2015

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 01/19/2015 here

12/08/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. 30th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium Call for Abstracts Tools and Strategies for Data‐Limited Fish Stocks
  2. ISSRM 2015 Call for Abstracts The theme for the 2015 ISSRM is “Understanding and Adapting to Change,” with four focus areas representing a broad range of topics and issues relative to...
    1. Tradition at the Edge: Changing Cultural and Historic Conditions
    2. Society at the Edge: Changing Ecological Conditions
    3. Cities at the Edge: Changing Urban Conditions
    4. Governance at the Edge: Changing Managerial Conditions
  3. Graduate Certificate in Science Teaching and Outreach

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. CICERO currently has an open position for a (senior) research fellow on Drivers of Climate Change and Transformation Pathways covering areas such as statistical analysis of past and future emission pathways, environmentally extended inputoutput analysis, and simple climate modelling
  2. 2015 Alaska Geographic employment opportunities
  3. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Summer Internship in Sustainable Agriculture
  4. The Fulbright Arctic Initiative
  5. Fullbright Postdoctoral Scholas Awards
  6. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2015–16 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows.
  7. UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 12/08/2014 here


12/01/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. Graduate Certificate in Science Teaching and Outreach
  2. On 2-7 February, 2015, an International Youth Forum “The Arctic Expedition” will be held in Russia’s Tver region. Participants of the Forum will compete for spots in a group of world-renowned explorers for a trip to the Russian drifting polar station “Berneo” and from there to the North Pole in April 2015.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. The Fulbright Arctic Initiative
  2. Fullbright Postdoctoral Scholas Awards
  3.  
  4. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2015–16 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows.
  5. UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program

Grant Opportunities 

  1. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  2. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014 Scholarship Program.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 12/01/2014 here


11/24/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. On 2-7 February, 2015, an International Youth Forum “The Arctic Expedition” will be held in Russia’s Tver region. Participants of the Forum will compete for spots in a group of world-renowned explorers for a trip to the Russian drifting polar station “Berneo” and from there to the North Pole in April 2015.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program
  2. The Center for Environment and Sustainability (ENVS) at Western State Colorado University invites applications for a tenure-track professorship in its Master in Environmental Management (MEM) Programs. Information on the MEM program can be found at http://www.western.edu/mem

Grant Opportunities 

  1. BLaST (Biomedical Learning and Student Training) is currently requesting proposals for several funding opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students and for faculty - including postdoctoral researchers.
  2. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  3. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014 Scholarship Program.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/24/2014 here


11/17/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. On 2-7 February, 2015, an International Youth Forum “The Arctic Expedition” will be held in Russia’s Tver region. Participants of the Forum will compete for spots in a group of world-renowned explorers for a trip to the Russian drifting polar station “Berneo” and from there to the North Pole in April 2015.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment:

  1. UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program
  2. The Center for Environment and Sustainability (ENVS) at Western State Colorado University invites applications for a tenure-track professorship in its Master in Environmental Management (MEM) Programs. Information on the MEM program can be found at http://www.western.edu/mem

Grant Opportunities 

  1. BLaST (Biomedical Learning and Student Training) is currently requesting proposals for several funding opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students and for faculty - including postdoctoral researchers.
  2. The Collaborative Arts Council of CLA is seeking proposals for grants of up to $2000 for collaborative projects between any combination of faculty, staff and students from different disciplines.
  3. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014 Scholarship Program.
  4. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  5. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014 Scholarship Program.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/17/2014 here


11/10/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. Nine Month Fellowship in Northern California : The CORO Fellows Program is a nine‐month, post graduate, leadership training program through which Fellows gain hands on experience and access through work in the government, nonprofit, labor, political, and business sectors. The main components of the program are field placements, seminars, interviews, and focus weeks.

Grant Opportunities 

  1. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014 Scholarship Program.
  2. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  3. The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant. 
  4. The Collaborative Arts Council of CLA is seeking proposals for grants of up to $2000 for collaborative projects between any combination of faculty, staff and students from different disciplines
  5. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014 Scholarship Program.
  6. 2015 Global Change student grant competition.Guidelines for CGC's 2015 Global Change Student Research Grant competition will be released Monday,September 22 and available for download at www.cgc. uaf.edu.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/10/14 HERE,


11/03/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. Climate, Conservation and Community in Alaska and Northwest Canada Conference Nov 4-5 at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, AK
  2. Alaska Summer Research Academy 2015
  3. New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR)Leadership Symposium
  4. The Global Diversity Foundation is pleased to announce GESA 2015: the fifth Global Environments Summer Academy, to be held in collaboration with the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Bern, between 27 July and 14 August 2015.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment 

  1. The MCHC/RISE‐UP Program is a 10‐week summer program for undergraduates in their junior and senior year, and recent baccalaureate degree students (within 12 months of MCHC/RISE‐UP program orientation) who are interested in learning more about preventing health disparities.
  2.  The Rural Development Institute (RDI) functions as a research and development organization designed to promote,facilitate, coordinate, initiate and conduct multi‐disciplinary academic and applied research on rural issues
  3. Three CDC internships for summer 2015
    1. The MCHC/RISE‐UP Program is a 10‐week summer program for undergraduates in their junior and senior year, and recent baccalaureate degree students (within 12 months of MCHC/RISE UP program orientation) who are interested in learning more about preventing health disparities.
    2. The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship is a nine‐week summer program for students currently enrolled full time in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program who are interested in learning more about the area of infectious diseases and health disparities.
    3. The Public health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS) Program is an eight week summer and part time academic year public health leadership and research program.

Grant Opportunities 

  1. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014 Scholarship Program.
  2. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  3. The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant. 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 11/04/14 HERE,


10/27/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. UAF will be hosting a celebration of the Arctic in November. This event will provide opportunities for our faculty, staff, and students to interact with others in the campus community regarding “What is hot in the Arctic”.
  2. Alaska Summer Research Academy 2015
  3. New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR)Leadership Symposium
  4. There is still time to apply to Alaska Forum on the Environment !
  5. The Global Diversity Foundation is pleased to announce GESA 2015: the fifth Global Environments Summer Academy, to be held in collaboration with the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Bern, between 27 July and 14 August 2015.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment 

  1. Nine Month Fellowship in Northern California through CORO
  2. Looking for UAF students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to work with K‐8 students

Grant Opportunities 

  1. Graduate School Travel Grants
  2. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014
  3. Scholarship Program.
  4.  The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for Fall 2014.
  5. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  6. The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant. 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 10/27/14 HERE,


10/20/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. Alaska Summer Research Academy 2015
  2. New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR)Leadership Symposium
  3. Alaska Forum on the Environment 

Internships/Fellowships/Employment 

  1. Looking for UAF students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to work with K‐8 students
  2. Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Sustainability Science Furman University
  3. The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level appointment in Cultural Anthropology with a research focus on the environment and sustainability to begin August of 2015,

Grant Opportunities 

  1. Graduate School Travel Grants
  2. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Anchorage Post is pleased to announce the kick‐off of our 2014
  3. Scholarship Program.
  4.  The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for Fall 2014.
  5. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  6. The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant. 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 10/20/14 HERE,


10/13/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. Alaska Summer Research Academy 2015
  2. New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR)Leadership Symposium
  3. Structured Decision Making in Natural Resource Management
  4. Call for papers for the Climate Change in Culture Conference to be hosted by the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, May 28‐31, 2015.
  5.  

Internships/Fellowships/Employment 

  1. Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Sustainability Science Furman University
  2. The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level appointment in Cultural Anthropology with a research focus on the environment and sustainability to begin August of 2015,
  3. Fall 2014‐‐ University of Alaska Legislative Internship Application

Grant Opportunities 

  1. Graduate School Travel Grants
  2.  The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for Fall 2014.
  3. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  4. The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant. 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 10/13/14 HERE,


10/06/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development :

  1. Structured Decision Making in Natural Resource Management, 
  2. New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR)Leadership Symposium, 
  3. Alaska Forum on the Environment,
  4. Call for papers for the Climate Change in Culture Conference to be hosted by the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, May 28‐31, 2015.

Internships/Fellowships/Employment 

  1. The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level appointment in Cultural Anthropology with a research focus on the environment and sustainability to begin August of 2015,

Grant Opportunities 

  1.  The People’s Endowment Board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is pleased to announce the availability of funds for Fall 2014.
  2. 2015 Global Change student grant competition,
  3. The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant. 

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 10/06/14 HERE,


09/29/2014

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development : Alaska Forum on the Environment , Funding through International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), Call for papers for the Climate Change in Culture Conference to be hosted by the University of Prince Edward Island

Internships/Fellowships/Employment  : University of Alaska Legislative Internship Application, The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level appointment in Cultural Anthropology

Grant Opportunities  : 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant,2015 Global Change student grant competition.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 09/29/14 HERE


09/22/2014

RAP Student Chas Jones' Dissertation Defense is Monday, Sept 29 in Muri 104, "Ecohydrological Linkages: Connecting the dots between hydrology, climate, and people of the North"

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Developmen t : Call for papers for the Climate Change in Culture Conference, Thesis Formatting Workshops,The Arctic as extractive industries resource frontier: legal and political economy developments

Internships/Fellowships/Employment  : University of Alaska Legislative Internship Application, The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level appointment in Cultural Anthropology

Grant Opportunities  : 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant,2015 Global Change student grant competition.

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 09/22/14 HERE


09/17/2014

2014  RAP Retreat to be held Sept 22-23, 2014 with Dr. Thomas Thornton, University of Oxford

RAP Student Chas Jones' Dissertation Defense is Monday, Sept 29 in Muri 104, "Ecohydrological Linkages: Connecting the dots between hydrology, climate, and people of the North"

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Developmen t : NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Webinar, , UArctic course: The Arctic as extractive industries resource frontier: legal and political economy developments

Internships/Fellowships/Employment  : University of Alaska Legislative Internship Application, The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level appointment in Cultural Anthropology

Grant Opportunities  : 2015 Angus Gavin Memorial Bird Research Grant,

Get the full Weekly RAP Newsletter for 09/17/14 HERE


09/09/2014

2014  RAP Retreat to be held Sept 22-23, 2014 with Dr. Thomas Thornton, University of Oxford

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Developmen t : 2014 Arctic Science Conference, UArctic Course

Internships/Fellowships/Employment  : Fall 2014‐‐ University of Alaska Legislative Internship Application, Angus Gavin Memorial Bird , Research Grant

Grant Opportunities  : Alaska Space Grant Undergraduate Research Fellowships &  Scholarships.

Get the Weekly RAP Newsletter for 09/09/14 HERE


05/05/2014

Content Overview:

Abstracts/Meetings/Workshops/Professional Development : US-IALE Symposium

Internships/Fellowships/Employment : Tenure Track Assistant Professor in SES systems

Grant Opportunities : AISES Scholarship, AISES Anderson Memorial Scholarship, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship, AISES Intel Scholarship

Get the Weekly RAP Newsletter for 05/05/14 HERE

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