Conferences & Workshops – 06.04.16

35th International Geological Congress, 27.08-04.09.16, Cape Town, South Africa. Field Trip booking is now open (see:, Reg DL: 31.05.16. Conference website:

XIV International Palynological Congress (IPC) & X International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference (IOPC): Palaeobotany and Palynology: towards new frontiers, 23-28.10.16, Salvador, Brazil. Reg: open, Abstract DL: 14.04.16. Conference website:

INQUA Early Career Researcher Conference and Summer School 2016, 5-9.09.16, Reading, UK. Abstract & Funding DL: 05.07.16. Conference website:

24th International Diatom Symposium (IDS 2016), 21-26.08.16, Québec City, Canada. Abstract DL: 01.05.16. Reg DL: 01.07.16. Conference website:

10th International Meeting on Phytolith Research, 12-14.09.16, Aix-en-Provence, France. Abstract DL: 30.06.16. More info:

4th International Sclerochronology Conference (ISC), 5-9.06.16, Portland, Maine. Conference website:

24th Biennial Meeting of the American Quaternary Association, 28.06-02.07.16, Santa Fe, NM. Abstract DL: 10.04.16. Reg DL: 05.05.16. Conference website:

Eighth World Archaeological Congress (WAC-8), 28.08-02.09.16, Kyoto, Japan. Abstract, Travel support & Reg DL: 30.04.16. Conference website:

PAGES’ 5th Open Science Meeting (OSM), 9-13.05.17, Zaragoza, Spain. Call for Sessions! More info:

1st Volcanic Impacts on Climate and Society (VICS) Workshop, 06-08.06.16, Palisades, USA. Abstract DL: 10.04.16. More info:

DANTE – Dating the Anthropocene in Environmental Archives Workshop, 19-21.10.16, Toulouse, France. Reg: Open. Workshop website:

Acquiring and post-processing 3D data in Anthropology and Archaeology Workshop, 27.06-01.07.16, University of Bologna, Italy. Apply by: 20.05.16. More info:

Potsdam Summer School 2016 – Dealing with Climate Change Impacts, 05-14.09.16, Germany. App DL: 15.04.16. Website:

Climate Time Series Analysis Summer Courses, Heckenbeck, Germany, 08-12.08.16 (Basic Course), 15-19.08.16 (Advanced Course). Reg DL: 15.07.16. More info:


Job Opportunities – 06.04.15

(Assoc) Professor (Spatial Information), University of Canterbury, Wellington, NZ. DL: 08.05.16. More info:

Assoc Prof (Global Hydrology), McGill University, Canada. DL: 01.08.16. More info:

(senior) Lecturer/(Assoc) Prof (Climate and Environmental Science), University of Exeter, UK. DL: 14.04.16. More info:

Geomatics Geoscientist, British Columbia, Canada. DL: 20.04.16. More info:

Junior Scientist (Luminescence Dating), MPI EVA, Liepzig, Germany. DL: 31.05.16. More info:

Research Assistant/Laboratory manager, OSL Lab, University of Bern, Switzerland. DL: 24.04.16. More info:

Stable Isotope and Biochemistry Laboratory Manager, University at Buffalo, NY. Open until filled. More info:

Tutor (Marine, Environmental Geography), Cardiff University, Wales. DL: 15.04.16. More info:

Postdoc (Isotope Geochemistry, Paleoceanography), University of St Andrews, Scotland. DL: 08.04.16. More info:

PostDoc (paleo-climate, ice core), AWI, Bremerhaven, Germany. DL: 15.04.16. More info:

Several Postdocs (Stable Isotopes, Holocene Archaeology, Archaeobotany, Dental Calculus Studies etc.), Department of Archaeology, MPI, Germany. More info:

PhD (Isotope Zooarchaeology), MPI EVA, Leipzig, Germany. More info:

PhD (climate change, central Asia), University of Iceland. DL: 30.05.16. More info:

TWAS-DFG cooperation visits program

TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visit: deadline 31 March 2016

The TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme provides postdoctoral researchers who have obtained their PhD not earlier than 2011 and are from  sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, with the opportunity to make a ‘Cooperation Visit’ to an institute in Germany. Please find attached the relevant application form.

Such visits will have a duration of no more than three months and must be undertaken within 12 months of the award.

More info: DFG-TWAS Application Form


Job Opportunities – 21.01.16

Assist Prof (water, environment, global change), Ghent University, Belgium. DEADLINE: 31.01.16. More info:

3yr Assist Prof (Environmental Studies/Geography), Memorial University of Newfoundland. DEADLINE: 29.01.16. More info:

Lecturer (Geophysics), University of Wollongong, Australia. DEADLINE: 28.02.16. More info:

Lecturer (Geochemistry), University of Wollongong, Australia. DEADLINE: 28.02.16. More info:

2xSenior Lecturer/Lecturer (Physical Geography-Education & Research), University of Exeter, UK. DEADLINE: 04.02.16. More info:

Visiting Faculty Fellowship in Archaeological Materials, MIT, Cambridge Massachusetts. DEADLINE: 31.01.16. More info:

MSc/PhDs (Landscape Ecology & Socio-ecological Systems), University of British Columbia, Canada. DEADLINE: 31.01.16. More info:

1yr, paid Botany Intern, Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario. DEADLINE: 12.02.16. More info:

Conferences & Courses – 07.01.16

12th Int. Conference – Methods of Absolute Chronology, 11-13.05.16, Gliwice-Paniówki, Poland. Abstract DEADLINE: 01.03.16. Reg DEADLINE: 31.01.16. Conference website:

EcoSummit 2016, 29.08-01.09.16, Le Corum, Montpellier, France. Abstract DEADLINE: 29.01.16, Reg DEADLINE: 08.04.16. Conference website:

24th International Diatom Symposium (‪‎IDS2016), 21-26.08.16, Université Laval, Québec City, Canada. Abstract DEADLINE: 01.05.16. Reg DEADLINE: 15.04.16. Conference website:

7th International Workshop on Ice Caves, 16-22.05.16, Postojna, Slovenia. Abstract & Reg open. Conference website:

EGU General Assembly 2016, 17-22.04.16, Vienna, Austria. Abstract DEADLINE: 13.01.16. Reg DEADLINE: 17.03.16. Conference website:

Society of Africanist Archaeologists biennial meeting, 27.06-02.07.16, Toulouse, France. Abstract submission open. Conference website:

EOS-COST School on Data Assimilation and Data Analysis Methods, 04-15.04.16, Lecce (Italy). DEADLINE: 17.04.16. Course website and info on eligibility:

Job Opportunities – 07.01.16

Professor/Reader (Extreme Environments), Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. DEADLINE: 18.01.16. More info:

Assistant Prof (Surface Water Hydrology), Simon Fraser University, Canada. DEADLINE: 29.01.16. More info:

Assistant Prof (Atmospheric/Environmental Chemistry), University of Alaska, Fairbanks. DEADLINE: 15.01.16. More info:

Lectureship (Physical Geography), Simon Fraser University, Canada. DEADLINE: 15.01.16. More info:

Postdoc (Earth System Analysis to Inform Decision Making), The Pennsylvania State University, USA. More info:

4yr PhD (fjord sediment geochemistry), Ghent University, Belgium. DEADLINE: 15.02.16. More info:

Msc/PhDs (Landscape Ecology & Socio-ecological Systems), University of British Columbia, Canada. DEADLINE: 31.01.16. More info:

1yr, paid Botany Intern, Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario. DEADLINE: 12.02.16. More info:

Conferences – 02.12.15

Virtual Conference on the topic of climate change and how it may affect (and be affected by) natural and agricultural ecological systems. Website:

VIII Southern Connection Congress, 18.-23.01.2016, Punta Arenas, Chile. Registration still open. Conference website:

33rd International Geographical Congress, 21-25.08.16, Beijing, China. Abstract Deadline: 15.02.16. Registration Deadline: 15.04.16. Conference website: