National Science Foundation is seeking applicants for the position of Division Director for Earth Sciences (EAR) in the Geosciences Directorate

The National Science Foundation is seeking applicants for the position of Division Director for Earth Sciences (EAR) in the Geosciences Directorate. We are using every possible avenue to ensure this vacancy announcement is widely advertised and attracts a very diverse pool of highly qualified candidates. We encourage you to consider this potential opportunity to serve as the leader of the EAR Division at NSF, and for application details refer you to:

2018 EGU Critical Zone Session: Submit abstract by Jan. 10th

Please consider submitting an abstract (deadline is Jan. 10) to this EGU General Assembly 2018 session aiming at contributing to the advancement of CZ science worldwide. The EGU meeting will be held 8–13 April 2018 in Vienna, Austria. 

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Call for papers from Water Resources Research on Dynamics in Intensively Managed Landscapes

The Water Resources Research Journal issued a call for papers for “Dynamics in Intensively Managed Landscapes: Water, Sediment, Nutrient, Carbon, and Ecohydrology”

Submission Open Date: 31 January 2018
Submission Deadline: 30 April 2018

Earth Science Summer Research Opportunities at the University of Arizona

“Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions” (biosphere2.org/education/research-experiences-for-undergraduates) is a 10-week summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Students participate in a variety of activities that will help them pursue a career in environmental sciences. They conduct their own research with a faculty mentor, interact with other participants and scientists, and present research findings in a formal poster symposium setting.

CZO Town Hall at AGU tomorrow! Thursday, Dec. 14th at 12:30 pm

To all AGU attendees & Critical Zone scientists ...
Please come to the CZO Town Hall tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 14th at 12:30 in room 208-209 to discuss the future of CZO with NSF program officers. What will the future of CZO look like? It could range from observatories that are physical infrastructure only to CZOs that are similar to observatories today with added emphasis on cross-site work. Come and learn and voice your opinion. Students are welcome too! 

CZO Agenda for 2017 AGU Fall Meeting

The NSF-funded Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs) and National Office will be well represented at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in New Orleans, Louisiana (Dec.11-15). Over 170 posters and presentations will be made by the CZO community in numerous sessions spanning Monday through Friday of the meeting -- see attached agenda for a list of these presentations.

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The National Science Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director of the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR).

The National Science Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director of the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR).  

CZO Town Hall — Thursday, Dec. 14th at AGU 2017

The U.S. CZO program will host a town hall, "Critical Zone Observatories: Platforms for Collaborative Science", on Thursday, December 14 during the 2017 AGU Fall meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The town hall is scheduled for 12:30 -13:30 in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center rooms 208-209. Please join us for a lively discussion and light refreshments. 

Assistant Professorship in Hydrogeology at Fort Hays State University

Responsibilities: The Department of Geosciences at Fort Hays State University is accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, nine-month Assistant-Professor of hydrogeology starting August 2018. Teaching duties include a typical load of 12 credit hours (3–4 courses) per semester. Online and summer teaching offer opportunities for supplemental salary. Other duties include research, service, and advising of students in our undergraduate and graduate programs.