Careers at NCICS

Current Employment Opportunities

NCICS’s diverse workforce of researchers, technical experts, post-docs, and support staff engage in a range of research projects and collaboration activities with the fundamental goal of enhancing our collective interdisciplinary understanding of the state and evolution of the full Earth System. The Institute is located in downtown Asheville, NC, and we are co-located with the headquarters of NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.

See Why Work at NCICS? for more on what we do and why you might want to join our team.

Current Job Postings

Research Associate (Climate Justice & Community-Driven Epidemiology)

The new Carolinas Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessment NOAA (RISA) program, the Carolinas Collaborative on Climate, Health, and Equity, is recruiting for a Research Associate with expertise in environmental epidemiology or population-based health research. This work will advance research on climate, health, and equity in Carolina communities. The integrated physical and social science research will be tailored to the needs and priorities of the participating communities, and the solutions we develop will be co-designed to tackle both the societal drivers of risk and the changing climate hazard landscape. This work will involve community-based research to support local community action and advance policies that address climate injustice. The study team is composed of interdisciplinary experts working at the intersection of climate, health, and equity across the Carolinas.

The Research Associate will perform a variety of project activities including study coordination, epidemiologic analyses, and support community engaged research and population-based studies focused on climate and health.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Climate Justice & Community-Driven Epidemiology

The new Carolinas Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessment NOAA (RISA) program, the Carolinas Collaborative on Climate, Health, and Equity, is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in environmental epidemiology or population-based health research. This work will advance research on climate, health, and equity in Carolina communities. Our integrated physical and social science research will be tailored to the needs and priorities of the participating communities, and the solutions we develop will be co-designed to tackle both the societal drivers of risk and the changing climate hazard landscape. This work will involve community-based research that supports local community action and advances policies that address climate injustice. The study team is composed of interdisciplinary experts working at the intersection of climate, health, and equity across the Carolinas.

The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will perform epidemiologic analyses of the many ways in which climate change and weather variability impact population health, with a focus on the most at-risk subgroups. Climate stressors of interest include: extreme heat, flooding, and wildfires.

Please Note:

  • To apply for jobs, please click the link in the job title above and follow the instructions provided on the NCSU job page for that position.
  • Each of the “Climate Data Analyst” positions listed above is a separate position. As such, potential applicants should review the posting details for each position individually, and submit separate applications for any/all which they are interested in and qualified for.
  • Unless otherwise indicated, these positions will be located at our offices in downtown Asheville, North Carolina.
  • For information on internships, please see our Internships page.
  • NC State is committed to diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.
  • For information on other employment opportunities with North Carolina State University, please see: NCSU Jobs.