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Webinar on Undergraduate field experiences: Challenges and opportunities

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The Undergraduate Field Experiences Research Network (UFERN) invites you to join a webinar given by Dr. Susan Singer scheduled for April 26th at 8:00 am Pacific Time. This first event hosted by UFERN is free and open to all. A very quick and easy registration is required. Register here. Undergraduate field experiences: Challenges and opportunities Thursday, April 26th,… Read more »

Santa Barbara Coastal LTER REU (2018)

A Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) summer fellowship is available for one student in partnership with the Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Duration is 12 weeks, June 18-Sept 7, although these dates are flexible, and the student will be compensated $1,500/month. We invite applications from qualified,… Read more »

Santa Barbara Coastal LTER REU

A Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) summer fellowship is available for one student in partnership with the Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Duration is 12 weeks, June 18-Sept 7, although these dates are flexible, and the student will be compensated $1,500/month. We invite applications from… Read more »

Science Outside the Lab: Urban Resilience to Extremes (SOtL UREx)

Program runs June 24-June 30, 2018. Science Outside the Lab: Urban Resilience to Extremes (SOtL UREx), presented by Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO), explores the relationships among science, policy, and societal outcomes in a place where many important decisions about these things are made—Washington, DC. During this one week workshop,… Read more »

Science Assistant Position at NSF

Directorate of Geosciences, Division of Ocean Sciences, Biological Oceanography Program Science Assistants serve a vital support function to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) scientific programs. Currently, the Ocean Section in the Division of Ocean Sciences is hiring a Science Assistant for the Biological Oceanography Program.  Working with Biological Oceanography program officers at the intersection of… Read more »

Temporary Field Assistant at Toolik Field Station

The Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking applicants for a temporary field assistant position on a lake warming project. The positions will largely be located at the Toolik Field Station in northern Alaska. For additional information about the Ecosystems Center and its programs, visit our web site at http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/. Additional Information This… Read more »

PhD Assistantship in Biogeochemistry at Virginia Tech – Hubbard Brook LTER

We are seeking applicants for a Ph.D. research assistantship in the biogeochemistry of forested ecosystems.  Research will focus on the fate and transport of weathering products across spatial gradients within watersheds.  Project goals include characterizing dynamic solute fluxes that will help us understand how ecosystems respond to and recover from different global change drivers. The… Read more »

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) – Arctic LTER

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Summary: The Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking applicants for Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) positions. REU positions are available to U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents only who are currently enrolled as undergraduates at U.S. colleges or universities (no graduating seniors). Successful candidates will participate in field research on either terrestrial or aquatic ecosystems… Read more »

Hydrologist (GS-1315-9/11) Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest

OUTREACH NOTICE Hydrologist (GS-1315-9/11) HUBBARD BROOK EXPERIMENTAL FOREST, WOODSTOCK, NH About the Position: The USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station is announcing an upcoming vacancy for a Hydrologist (GS-1315-9/11). The position will provide science and science support to the Center for Research on Ecosystem Change (http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/units/crec/), with responsibility for assisting in, conducting, interpreting and reporting hydrologic… Read more »

Research Scientist at Beaufort Sea Lagoon Laboratory

Purpose: Co-manage Beaufort Sea Lagoon LTER laboratory, field, and outreach program. Coordinate field logistics, sample inventories and analyses, participate in data analysis and development of publications, communicate findings to the public via media and assist with compilation of annual reports for the NSF. Location: Port Aransas, TX

Kellogg Biological Station REU program in agricultural ecology – 2 Positions (2018)

Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State Univeristy East Lansing, MI REU Project 1: Remote Sensing Irrigation with Multi-Platform Imagery, Cloud Computing, and Machine Learning This REU project is based on Michigan State University’s main campus in East Lansing, MI. There, the student will work on a project consisting of three primary components: 1) working with remote… Read more »

Niwot Ridge REU Program (2018)

The Mountain Research Station REU program is designed to engage students with the scientific process at all levels. Program participants have the opportunity to: Apply the scientific method to modern research questions in ecology, evolutionary biology, and behavior. Develop experimental design skills and gain experience with acquiring data. Learn rigorous data analysis techniques and statistical… Read more »

Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology (2018)

Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology The Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology is an opportunity for students to participate in 11 weeks of mentored, paid, independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global climate change, hurricanes, forest harvest, and pest and pathogens. Researchers come from… Read more »

Urban Ecology REU Opportunities (2018)

The Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) is now accepting applications for two Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) positions for the summer of 2018! Students will perform cutting-edge research of immediate relevance to people in urban areas as part of the BES Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program in Baltimore, MD. In addition to their individual research… Read more »

REU in Tropical Ecology at Luquillo LTER (2018)

Our summer program provides research experiences for undergraduate students in areas of ecology (streams, plant communities, soils) and evolution (plant-pollinator interactions). We study the tropical rainforest of Puerto Rico at various levels of organization, ranging from genes to ecosystems. Field research is conducted at El Verde Field Station, in El Yunque National Forest. Program Description Our… Read more »

Plum Island Ecosystem LTER-2 positions (2018)

Plum Island Ecosystem LTER The Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking applicants for two 10-week positions in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The successful applicant will work as part of a large-scale, multi-disciplinary project examining the effects of sea-level, climate change, and changes in human land use of… Read more »

California Current Ecosystem – Long Term Ecological Research REU (2018)

  California Current Ecosystem – Long Term Ecological Research  Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) – Summer 2018   Overview: We seek up to 4 undergraduate students to participate in interdisciplinary oceanographic research as part of the NSF-funded California Current Ecosystem (CCE) Long Term Ecological Research LTER site. The CCE LTER site is an interdisciplinary group… Read more »

Sustainable Urban Water Transdisciplinary Research Experience for Undergraduates (2018)

The Urban Water Innovation Network (UWIN) offers its third Undergraduate Research Program (URP) for the summer of 2018. Participants will be given the opportunity to perform cutting edge, transdisciplinary research of immediate relevance to people in urban areas. Students with different research interests – social sciences, natural sciences, engineering – will be placed with a team… Read more »

Cary Institute REU: Translational Ecology for Undergraduates (2018)

Cary Institute REU: Translational Ecology for Undergraduates The Cary Translational Ecology Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program aims to train a new generation of environmental scientists who are both prepared and motivated to translate ecological science to the public, weaving together activities in 5 strands: Cutting Edge Independent Research Projects Working closely with a mentor… Read more »

Summer Research Experience at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Woodstock, NH (2018)

Summer Research Experience at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Woodstock, NH The Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program has openings for two undergraduate students to serve as interns during a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program during the summer of 2018. Students will work… Read more »


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