Noteworthy bits from CapScicomm colleagues and recent CapSciComm tweets:

Seattle-based science communicator and #scioLang organizer Ivan Fernando Gonzalez is in town on Friday, November 29. CapSciComm colleague Jose Gonzalez is hosting a mini-meetup at Temple Coffee (2829 S St, Sacramento, CA 95816) at 2 p.m. [@JoseBilingue]

Our colleagues at the Northern California Science Writers Association will have their annual holiday dinner on Wednesday, December 11, in San Francisco, in concert with the #AGu13 conference.

Also in concert with the #AGU13 conference, the California Academy of Sciences will include an American Idol-style scicomm competition. [@theAGU]

Photos and tweets from the Joe Palca guest lecture and the CapSciComm happy hour in November are now online.

UC Davis is seeking a senior writer for its Transportation & Energy Research Programs.

FOX40 News in Sacramento is seeking a reporter/multimedia journalist. [@FOX40]

AAAS announced the winner of this year’s #DanceYourPhD music video competition. [@AAAS_News]

Renowned insect photographer Alex Wild shares advice for those considering becoming a professional nature photographer. [@Myrmecos]

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) at the University of Maryland seeks proposals for three-month fellowships from science communicators, with residency in Annapolis, MD.

University of Wisconsin seeks a science writer. [@NEsciWriters]

Conservation NGO Aaranyak in India (home office of recent CapSciComm guest Firoz Ahmed) seeks a science communications officer.

Nerds For Nature is hosting a NerdFest trip to the USGS office on Mare Island, Vallejo, on Sunday, December 8th. [@nerdsfornature]

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is offering a genomic/microbiology research+outreach joint position.

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is sponsoring early career science communicators for a fellowship at The Open Notebook. [@Open_Notebook]

The School of Natural Resources and Environment at University of Michigan is seeking a director of communications. [@kileyjd]

Lastly, the podcast from Jose Gonzalez’s Sac State guest lecture on connecting ecological knowledge with cultural context is available for download.

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