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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full job ad: https://essic.umd.edu/joom2/index.php/employment/3126-climate-a-resilience-technical-support