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Polar/Arctic Ecosystems and Ecological Modeling

A tenure-track job opening in the area of polar/Arctic ecosystems and ecological modeling. This is part of a three-position tenure-track cluster hire at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Emerging Polar Regions. Review of applicant materials will begin after Nov. 22. The three new faculty members will each accentuate existing strengths on campus while bringing their… Read more »

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Quantitative Ecology of Kelp Forest Ecosystems

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks a highly-motivated postdoctoral research associate to contribute to studies of the population and community ecology of kelp forest ecosystems in southern California. The position will focus on the analysis of long-term ecological and oceanographic data from observational and experimental studies associated with the… Read more »

EDI Data Management Fellowship Program

The Environmental Data Initiative (EDI) is delighted to announce their third Data Management Fellowship Program for the Summer of 2020 and are now accepting applications from research projects/sites/field stations interested in hosting a fellow. Please visit EDI’s website for detailed information on the fellowship program’s aim and focus, the host site application process and EDI’s… Read more »

Research Manager Positions – Luquillo Long-Term Ecological Research Program

The Department of Environmental Science of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus is seeking a research staff for the Luquillo Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LUQ) located in El Yunque National Forest in eastern Puerto Rico. LUQ is part of a network of LTER sites ( located in the US, Antarctica, and the south Pacific committed to place-based,… Read more »

Interdisciplinary Cluster Hire in Freshwater Sustainability

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has initiated a cluster hire to solve “wicked water problems” (Freeman, 2000). This cluster is comprised of three faculty and one academic staff position. Together, these positions will enhance UW-Madison as a global leader in addressing emerging water sustainability issues. The faculty positions are a freshwater ecologist, a hydrologist, and a… Read more »

MS and PhD Research opportunities in the Malone Disturbance Ecology Lab

Research opportunities (MS and PhD) are available in the Malone Disturbance Ecology Lab ( at Florida International University. Potential project topics include: (1) Fire regimes and community change in the Florida Everglades (GIS and Remote Sensing). (2) Hurricane induced greenhouse gas hotspots in wetland ecosystems (Carbon Fluxes; Remote Sensing). (3) Megafires and landscape patterns (GIS… Read more »

Harvard Forest Postdoc – Understanding the New England Land System

Open as of September 1, 2019 and will continue until an excellent candidate is found. The Harvard Forest invites applications for a post-doctoral research position to contribute to a multi-institutional study of forest change in New England. The successful candidate will be a member of Jonathan Thompson’s Landscape Ecology Lab and be part of the… Read more »

Two Positions: Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University

Forest Carbon Cycle Science The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (9 month, 1.0 FTE) in Forest Carbon Cycle Science. We welcome applicants with diverse areas of research expertise, including biogeosciences, earth system science, biometeorology, ecological modeling, ecosystem ecology, socio-ecological systems and global change, who are conducting… Read more »

US Forest Service Opportunities

For more opportunities of interest to LTER and the ecological science community, visit the the U.S. Forest Service website at or follow them on twitter:

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