Author: Lauren Yaworsky

CIRCA Hiring Postdoctoral Research Associate – Climatologist

APPLY HERE Search #: 495935 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Postdoctoral Research Associates JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the development of the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary […]

CIRCA Hiring Oceanographic Research Assistant 2

APPLY HERE Search #: 495852 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY  The University of Connecticut, Department of Marine Sciences (DMS), and the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) seek a candidate for the position of Oceanographic Research Assistant to work as a member of a team of scientists based at the Avery Point Campus that deploy […]

Meet Yan Jia

The UConn Marine Sciences Department recently highlighted CIRCA staff member Yan Jia in the November 2021 issue of their newsletter. Where are they now? Meet Yan Jia by: Emma Shipley, Marine Sciences Department student Dr. Yan Jia is a recent graduate of the Marine Sciences Department – he finished his PhD with Prof. Mike Whitney […]

CIRCA Hiring Environmental Justice Community Coordinator

APPLY HERE Search #: 495563 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Environmental Justice Community Coordinator (Research Assistant 2) at the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for and contribute to the development of an environmental justice mapping tool, […]

New Career Opportunities at CT DEEP, Office of Climate Planning

There are two new career opportunities to join the Office of Climate Planning at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The Office strives to equitably and affordably plan for Connecticut’s transition to a decarbonized economy and to enhance the climate resiliency of our natural and built environment. Both positions will take a leading […]

CIRCA Hiring Assistant Director of Research to Support CT Resilience Planning

APPLY HERE Search #: 495562 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Research (Research Associate 1) in the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates […]

CIRCA Seeking Student Intern

Attention current UConn undergrad students! Paid Internship – Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), located at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut in Groton, CT is looking for a paid intern to work 8 to 12 hours per week with the Institute’s […]

CIRCA’s Executive Director Interviewed on NBC 30 News

Gov. Signs Climate Change Bill to Protect Coastal Communities This story aired on NBC Connecticut  July 6, 2021.  The effects of climate change are already being felt in Connecticut. By the year 2050, experts say further impacts are unavoidable. “It is going to be warmer, the water is going to be higher, it is going […]

NBC CT feature on Sea level Rise

Sea Level Rise: How Well Is Connecticut Preparing? Len Besthoff and Meteorologist Kaitlyn McGrath interviewed Executive Director, James O’Donnell This story aired May 17, 2021. Scientists including Professor Jim O’Donnell at the UConn Avery Point campus in Groton have said sea level rise has been accelerating at a rate, where within 30 years, it could […]