The College of Menominee Nation is seeking to hire a BIA-funded Tribal Climate Science Liaison to address Tribal science needs in the Midwest portion of the Northeast Climate Science Center region.
The following excerpt from the vacancy announcement describes duties of the Tribal Climate Science Liaison:
A Brief Description of the Position
The College of Menominee Nation is seeking to hire a BIA-funded Tribal Climate Science Liaison to work with its Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) to identify and address Tribal climate science needs in the midwestern portion of the Department of Interior’s Northeast Climate Science Center in the United States. The CMN Tribal Climate Science Liaison position will serve as a direct liaison between the Tribes in the midwestern area of the NE CSC region, the respective Bureau of Indian Affairs regions, and climate researchers to improve outreach, capacity building, and identify and address research gaps in climate, natural and cultural resources disciplines that will guide strategic adaptive planning and implementation of tribal resiliency projects. Our primary focus for this position is the 35 federally recognized Tribes in defined regions of the Department of Interior Northeast Climate Science Center and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The position will be stationed at the US Forest Service’s, Northern Forest Research Station on the University of Minnesota campus.