Tasha Snow has stepped down as CGA co-chair this semester as she starts to ramp up some exciting field work during the last year of her PhD. After a large amount of interest in the position, Ilann and Tasha have chosen Meghan Helmberger (Meghan.helmberger@colorado.edu) to take over the grad co-chair position. She is a PhD… Read More

During the shutdown, the CIRES communication team would like to hear about your upcoming paper publications and submissions, so we can continue to promote your work. Send any updates to our team at ciresnews@colorado.edu. We’ll update your federal communications colleagues as we can.… Read More

Do you have more to say about the workplace culture at CIRES? Sign up for a one-hour focus group offered in three locations over January 28-31. Choose Women@CIRES, All-CIRES or request an individual conversation. These small group confidential discussions will be used to craft the CIRES D&I action plan and provide more insight into the… Read More

All letters of reference for employees requesting consideration of promotion under Career Track must be received by January 18, 2019. Extensions to this deadline cannot be provided due to the tight timelines of this process so please encourage those providing references to meet this deadline. If you are unclear about whether a requested reference has… Read More

For CIRES employees working at a federal location: CIRES leadership worked with the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Human Resources and decided to apply Governor Hickenlooper’s additional day of leave to December 5.  To properly document this on your timesheet, please enter “Administrative Leave” for December 5, 2018. Contact CIRES HR with any questions.… Read More

CU Boulder’s new policy on paid parental leave, effective November 1, grants eligible employees―including university staff, research faculty and some non-tenure track nine-month faculty―six weeks of paid parental leave, to be used within one year of a birth, adoption or foster placement. The new paid leave benefit runs concurrently with and expands the current benefit… Read More

CIRES Education & Outreach team is looking for science mentors to guide Colorado community college students through an authentic research project this summer. Research Experiences for Community College Students (RECCS) allows community college students to explore environmental or geosciences and gain the confidence to transition to a four-year program in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering… Read More

CIRES scientists, developers, IT experts, engineers, postdocs: Get a researcher webpage! Highlight your education, publications, awards and other successes. We can help you set up an automatic publications list. Start by going here: https://cires.colorado.edu/user and click on “Request a CIRES Profile.” If you have a page that needs an update or a photo: Update now!… Read More

Career Track promotion packets are due Friday, December 7, 2018. Promotions recognize career growth and are considered once a year. Consideration for promotion may be informally initiated by you or your CIRES Supervisor or Science Advisor. If you and your Supervisor concur that you are ready for promotion, now is the time to put together… Read More

Please join CIRES Chief of Operations, Heather Davis; NOAA liason Lucia Harrop, and Director of IT Nate Campbell  for an information session on this year’s Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) process on May 3, from 12-1 in the CIRES Auditorium, CIRES 338. Learn about recent changes, dates and the new entry system. Also see https://insidecires.colorado.edu/asa/… Read More