Bay Area Environmental Research Institute

The Bay Area Environmental Research Institute is a California 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation dedicated to promoting and conducting research in  science, particularly atmospheric and space science. Established in 1993 BAER Institute has grown from two employees to over 60 employees at the present time.

BAER Institute is well recognized nationally for its significant contributions to scientific research.

Since its founding, BAER Institute has been guided by a fundamental commitment to original research. We have received numerous grants and contracts with NASA and other federal and state agencies for scientific research.

BAER Institute's areas of expertise include the general areas of biology, chemistry and physics. Specific projects range in scale from the study of microbes and how they develop in primitive atmospheric conditions to utilizing satellite data to monitor and understand the Earth and Martian atmospheres and to searching the universe for planets. Currently, many of BAER Institute's scientists work in conjunction with scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center. In addition, BAER Institute researchers have worked with number of federal agencies (such as the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation) and national laboratories (such as the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore Laboratories, National Center for Atmospheric Research). We also have worked with a number of Universities (such as University of Colorado, University of North Dakota, Freie Universität of Berlin, California State University at Monterey).

BAER Institute is continually looking for qualified, enthusiastic employees. Our current job openings are listed on our website. Good benefit's, non-discrimination, etc.