Water Resources Analyst/Scientist

Davis, California, United States


The U.S. Center of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) seeks a full-time Water Resources Analyst or Scientist to join our Water Program. SEI is an international non-profit organization that works to advance sustainable development through research, policy analysis and capacity-building. We pursue our mission of bridging science and policy in the fields of environment and development across six centers around the globe. The SEI-US Center has three offices: Somerville, MA, Davis, CA, and Seattle, WA; you will be joining our eight-person team in Davis, CA. The SEI-US Water Program develops and applies analytical tools to support robust decision making on water, most notably using our Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) software. Through applied projects and working with scientists and decision-makers – both locally and internationally – we develop cutting-edge studies that inform integrated water resource management, multi-scale adaptation, and/or social-ecological resilience to climate change and development challenges.


We are seeking a highly motivated critical thinker with a background in water resources management and/or environmental sciences. You will join our team to promote a sustainable future and support water planning, by developing technical knowledge in the biophysical sciences and applying it to socio-economic and institutional settings. To do so, you must be able to coordinate well between a technical and non-technical mindset. Beyond these critical qualifications we are looking for an applicant with:

Location: Stockholm Environment Institute U.S. Center: Davis, California Office

Salary Range: Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications

Start Date: As soon as position is filled

Application Deadline: February 28th (this notice dated 01/31/18)


We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including paid parental and family medical leave after one year of employment. We have a casual work environment and flexible work schedules, and offer 15 days of vacation, increasing to 20 days after five years of employment.

SEI is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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