The Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability office (green.uw.edu) is looking for a web developer to help create new interactive online interfaces for Green Certification programs and Sustainability Snapshots, updating and building new features for the sustainability map, create features to better browse and find content on the site, integrate a new blog with the existing website, as well as general development and maintenance work on the ESS website as needed. The developer will also have opportunities to propose features to create and add to the site to improve navigation, usability or discoverability of content.
To apply, go to HuskyJobs (careers.uw.edu/huskyjobs) and search for job #83766.
The University of Washington is delighted to announce that the Green Seed Fund will be accepting proposals beginning October 22. The Green Seed Fund is a grant opportunity for sustainability-focused research projects and seeks to engage the UW community in research that advances sustainability on campus and beyond. Successful grant proposals will use the campus as a living, learning laboratory and help the UW find solutions to the most pressing environmental issues.
*Links and more information: http://green.uw.edu/green-seed-fund
Green Seed Fund Facts:
*Proposals may be submitted beginning at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 and will close at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
*Grants are open to UW Seattle, Bothell, Tacoma and affiliated field stations, as well as UW Medical Center, and Harborview.
*Research teams are required to include at minimum a faculty, student and staff member.
*Approximately $250,000 of funding is available for Fiscal Year 2014-2015; the average award will be $25,000-75,000.
*Projects should be approximately one year in duration and should not exceed two years.
*Applicants will also be required to provide letters of support from any campus unit potentially impacted by the proposed scope.
*2013-2014 Green Seed Fund teams will present posters at the Sustainability Summit as part of the SustainableUW Festival in Alder Hall October 22 from 4-7 p.m.: http://green.uw.edu/festival
Other sustainability news of interest:
*Celebrate sustainability efforts at the University of Washington during the week-long SustainableUW Festival! Held October 20-25, the festival recognizes environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts across the University of Washington, highlighting contributions and leadership efforts across campus and providing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved.
*A central part of the festival will be the Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, which is national Campus Sustainability Day. This includes a vendor fair on Red Square during the day, and the Sustainability Summit speakers and poster session in Alder Hall from 4-7 p.m. Full event listing: http://green.uw.edu/sustainable-festival-2014/events.
Lisa Graumlich, Dean, College of the Environment and Chair, The
Environmental Stewardship Committee
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact
WDFW is recruiting for a research scientist for a two year appointment to develop a life cycle model for Puget Sound steelhead recovery planning.
For further details you should visit <wdfw.wa.gov/employment> (this is position #09730-14).
Steelhead bio – #09730-14 RS1 Anderson.pdf
We invite you to the 25th Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences on Thursday, November 20th, 2014! Come join us to learn about the creative and innovative research that takes place at SAFS and celebrate the work of your peers, colleagues, or students. Please see details below, and feel free to forward this onto any others who you think might be interested.
25th Annual Graduate Student Symposium
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Thursday November 20th, 2014
Oral Presentations 9am-5pm
Anderson Hall 207 (Forest Club Room)
Light breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m.
Snacks, coffee and tea provided throughout the day
Catered Reception & Poster Presentations 5pm-8pm
Please see http://safsfins.wordpress.com/graduate-student-symposium/ for more information, including a complete program as the date draws closer. We will also have printed copies of the program available at GSS.
For those who would like to follow along online, the Twitter hashtag for this event is #SAFSgss.
See you there!
The USAID’s Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship is designed to promote excellence and diversity in the USAID Foreign Service. Attached is a brief paragraph describing the program below, as well as their flyer and brochure. Applications with all materials and recommendations must be submitted by 11:59PM on Tuesday , January 20, 2015 to be considered for this year’s award. Please share this information with other students and young professionals who you think would fit well with the program.
Please help us to share information about the 2015 Fellowship.
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
2015 Payne Flyer.pdf
Openings for a GIS analyst and an Ecologist. Please see attached and forward to anyone that might be interested.