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Careers and Fellowships
Planetary Health Alliance Education Manager
The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) is a growing global consortium of over 300 institutions in more than 60 countries, plus 18,000+ individual members, advancing Planetary Health understanding by convening experts; creating, gathering, and distributing educational materials; and curating, synthesizing, and mainstreaming Planetary Health narratives and solutions. The PHA is housed within the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The Education Manager will be responsible for leading PHA’s strategic education initiatives initially focused on medical school and public health curriculum; developing innovative partnerships with large global education consortia; mobilizing Planetary Health working groups; and, identifying resources and tools needed to develop a Planetary Health education platform to activate Planetary Health education initiatives globally. Learn more about the position
Senior Project Manager - Environmental Health Sciences
The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE) is seeking a full-time Senior Project Director who will be responsible for overseeing project management and partnership development in collaboration with GCCHE staff. The Senior Project Director will be responsible for program/project oversight, implementation, monitoring, and assessment. This is a one (1) year temporary position from date of hire with the possibility for extension* Subject to current circumstances and business needs, we may support flexible and hybrid/work arrangements. Options will be discussed during the interview process. See notification and apply here.
Academic Title: Open Rank Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty in Environmental and Occupational Health
Rank: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Open Rank
The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health invites applications for two tenure track/tenured, open-rank, faculty positions, starting as early as July 2023. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. We invite applications from a variety of disciplines related to the public health implications of environmental and/or occupational hazards that could include: climate change (including heat, extreme weather, water-borne disease, vector-borne disease, food security and safety, and mental health); water, sanitation, and health; chemical or microbial exposures; sustainable cities; and indoor and/or ambient air pollution. We are particularly interested in adding additional expertise in climate and health to our faculty. Responsibilities for the position include an active role in environmental health research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will bring or develop an externally funded research portfolio and devote 50% effort to this research and 50% to teaching, service, and mentoring students. Full time, open until filled. Learn more about the positions. Apply for a position.
Fellowships and Post-doctoral Positions:
Multiple NIH-funded disease ecology postdoc positions are available in Mordecai Lab at Stanford University to study environmental drivers of vector-borne diseases. Flexible start date. Initial appointment will be for two years (with second year contingent upon progress in the first year), further extension possible. To apply, please submit (i) a cover letter that describes your research interests, background, and fit to the lab and (ii) a curriculum vitae that contains contact information for three references to Susan Mello: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. More Information
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard C-CHANGE), full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the Transportation, Equity, Climate, and Health (TREC) project; posted December 2021.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard C-CHANGE), Climate and Human Health Fellowship; The Climate and Human Health Fellowship trains physicians to examine and advance evidence-based policies that help build climate-resilient communities and health systems. This two-year experiential fellowship includes a Harvard master’s degree, research training and projects, public communications, and policy and advocacy training with national and international partners. Applications are now open for the 2022-2024 class.
Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Research Associate, Building Climate Resilient Community Health Clinics; posting date: 12/07/2020
Climate and Health Foundation Consortium on Climate & Health Science Policy, Climate and Human Health Fellowship: trains physicians to examine and advance evidence-based policies that help build climate-resilient communities and health systems.
Fellowships available for the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine and Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (RSMAS) new Master of Science in Climate and Health (U-MSCH) graduate program.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accepts applications for various volunteer internships.
Find internship opportunities with the American Public Health Association (APHA).
Find a list of current Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) fellowships and internships.
Climate Change and Health Research Center Grants – New NIH Funding Opportunity! NIH is building its climate change and health research portfolio with funding opportunities to develop Climate Change and Health Research Centers. Informational webinar/Q&A session • March 24, 2023 1:00-3:00 pm EDT Registration required
- Clif Bar Family Foundation awards small grants to organizations that reduce environmental health hazards and address other funding priorities; applications are reviewed three times per year: February 1st, June 1st, and October 1st.
- Wallace Global Fund supports projects related to ecological collapse and climate change, among other key topics.
- Find Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) climate change research grants.
- Find National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) climate and health funding opportunities.
- Find information on climate and health financial resources on the World Health Organization website.
- The Financing the Climate-Health Nexus: A Tool for Accessing Funds summarizes funds that are the most relevant and feasible for climate-health initiatives.
- Read a report on climate and health philanthropic opportunities.
- Read an informational blog on climate and health philanthropic opportunities and funding information by Matt James, Health Affairs, March 30, 2017.
Call for Papers
- Climate for Health, Ambassador Training Program - This free, three-hour training equips health professionals with the knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and act confidently on climate change solutions. Three units of Continuing Medical Education or Nursing CE are available upon completion. Through the generous support of our donors, we are able to offer this course at no cost to you or the training participants.
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