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Climate & Resilience Technical Support

This position supports the 18-24 month Applied Sciences Climate & Resilience project within the Earth Science Division at NASA GSFC.

  • Establish regular, dedicated engagement with local planning entities throughout Prince George’s County and engage city planners to help them quantify their risk by neighborhood
  • Survey climate preparedness, e.g. around flood risk, and the information needed to build infrastructure resilience through a market survey or needs assessment
  • Report on findings from surveying local communities
  • Interface with local decision-makers to prioritize infrastructure planning decisions that require climate information and work with them to co-produce a solution
  • Interface with applied sciences researchers and data systems to deliver the best-fit NASA product or product resulting from collaboration with First Street Foundation
  • Engage relevant partners, e.g. green energy transition by State of Maryland and UMD Maryland Mesonet
  • Track similar activities by other agencies to ensure that we share resources and best practices and do not duplicate effort
  • Report on solutions co-produced with local communities


  • The successful candidate will have experience in climate adaptation, especially relevant to hydrology, excellent communication skills, and an interest in informing sustainable infrastructure decisions.
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident only due to access to NASA/GSFC

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a CV with a list of at least 3 professional references and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the posted requirements to

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