The Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (NE CASC) is advertising a Deputy Director detail opportunity. The NE CASC is one of eight regional centers established in 2010 to provide objective scientific information and tools that managers of land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources can use to anticipate, monitor, and adapt to climate change. The Deputy Director will develop a NE CASC strategic science agenda; contribute to the annual NE science symposium, manage all aspects of the NE CASC strategic operations including program budget; develop partnerships with diverse agencies and organizations; and respond to information requests from HQ and congress. The incumbent may also build on his/her research expertise to address regional climate adaption information needs and contribute to national and regional actionable science initiatives including ongoing work on the transformational role of fire, ecological drought, extreme hydrology, and shifts in species distribution. More information about the NE CASC science projects, partnerships and priorities can be found here.
Salary: covered by NE CASC
Eligibility: open to federal employees, and employees of organizations eligible under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) agreement (state and local governments, colleges and universities, Indian tribal governments, federally funded research and development centers, and some non-profit organizations).
Please respond by 2/4 with a resume and short statement of interest. We hope to advertise a permanent position in the late spring.
For more information please contact:
Katherine Smith, Ph.D., Director