Earth Science Summer Research Opportunities at Biosphere 2

“Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions” ( 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.

Free course materials on Critical Zone Science

If you are looking for ways to expand your department’s current course offerings, or if you are looking for new materials to incorporate in existing classes, consider using instructor materials from this 7-module, 15-week course on Critical Zone Science:

Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop at University of Maryland

Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop: Teaching, Research, and Managing Your Career 
July 28-August 1, 2019 with optional trip to NSF on Friday, August 2 on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Application deadline: March 24, 2019

Postdoctoral position in critical zone modelling within the OZCAR, French Critical Zone Observatory network

Title: Modelling of the Critical Zone within the French Critical Zone Observatories network
Duration of the contract: 1 year (renewable to 2 years)
Starting date of the contract: April 2019
Gross salary: 2400-2600€ per month, according to qualification

Assistant Research Scientist, Geophysicist

The Illinois State Geological Survey is seeking an Assistant Research Scientist, Geophysicist to develop and sustain an independent geophysical research program aimed at innovative and strategic development, and applications of shallow and environmental seismic geophysical methods to contribute to multi-disciplinary research programs within the Prairie Research Institute and beyond. The position will be based in Champaign, Illinois.