The Pre-Award team would like to share best business practices to help ensure a smooth proposal submission process. Please contact the CIRES Proposal team at CIRESProposals@colorado.edu for assistance with upcoming proposals. If CU/CIRES is the lead on an upcoming proposal, please notify the Proposal Team of your proposal as soon as possible, or at least… Read More


The Labor Condition Application (LCA) is an application filed by prospective employers on behalf of workers applying for work authorization for the non-immigrant statuses. This posting is for Environmental Scientist and will be posted here from January 6 to January 20 to meet immigration requirements. On January 22, the posting will be removed.… Read More


CIRES Members’ Council is now accepting nominations for the annual Outstanding Performance Awards: nomination window closes on February 7 The CIRES Outstanding Performance Awards aim to recognize novel, high-impact efforts that illustrate remarkable creativity or resourcefulness within the distinct categories of “Science and Engineering” and “Service”. If you know a CIRES member or team that made… Read More


Dear CIRES Colleagues,  It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to our new CIRES Finance Director, someone who many of you already know quite well: Annie Fudale. Annie has worked for CIRES on the Finance Team since 2018, progressively taking on more responsibility and demonstrating outstanding leadership skills. I am pleased she will be… Read More


Guidance on Quarantine Costs while on University Travel CIRES Travel has received several questions related to this recent guidance from the Campus Controller’s Office regarding coverage of quarantine costs while on university travel. What does this mean for you? Quarantine costs while on university travel can be supported on individual DAICR funds.  If the traveler… Read More


This is an update to our regular reminder about affiliations. Please note 4 key things:  As of September 1, 2022, most CIRES researchers at NOAA are funded under a new cooperative agreement (CA) and should acknowledge our new CA in all papers. In some cases, you should also include support of the old CA, too,… Read More


As campus previously reported, this year, the Board of Regents have approved a base building 3% merit pool for eligible faculty and university staff employed as of Sept. 1, 2022, effective Jan. 1, 2023. A merit increase is tied to performance from this past performance cycle, July 1 – June 30, 2022. Pay increases for… Read More


For the period beginning July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023 the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) prompt in the Annual Summary of Accomplishments will be in the “please complete” portion of the ASA rather than among the optional prompts. Responses will be used to understand CIRES DEI activity overall and as a support for… Read More


CU Boulder leadership has given employees three extra days of administrative leave this season, to focus on family, friends, personal health and well-being: November 23 and December 28 and 29. Some details: This additional time off applies to all leave-eligible CIRES employees who work at CU Boulder and NOAA.   The funding for this leave will… Read More