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Research Experiences for Undergraduates at NES-LTER

Undergraduate and graduate students involved in NES (Northeast US Shelf)-LTER research gain valuable training in not only field, lab, data management, and analytical skills, but also in collaborating in a multi-investigator/multi-disciplinary project. We offer summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) at WHOI, and there are additional opportunities for undergraduate students through the University of Rhode… Read more »

Assistant Professor Position at Scripps Institute of Oceanography

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION AT SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY, UC San Diego – Biological Oceanography Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego invites applications to an assistant-level faculty position to be filled in one of the fields described below. We seek a motivated, broad-thinking scientist-educator to establish a vigorous research program and… Read more »

Graduate Assistantship in Forest Nutrient Cycling at Hubbard Brook and Bartlett Experimental Forest

Ruth Yanai is seeking new graduate students (MS or PhD) to participate in a large collaborative project investigating above and belowground carbon allocation, nutrient cycling, and tradeoffs involved in multiple resource allocation.  The Multiple Element Limitation in Northern Hardwood Ecosystems (MELNHE) project has field sites located at Hubbard Brook, Jeffers Brook, and Bartlett Experimental Forests… Read more »

Prescribed Burn Technician

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, a field station of the University of Minnesota, is looking for four to eight technicians to assist in our spring prescribed burn program.  The positions could start anywhere from March 16th to April 6th and end around mid-May (start and end dates are weather dependent). This is a 40 hour per week… Read more »

Summer and Fall Plant Community Ecology Internship

The Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve of the University of Minnesota has several opportunities for students to work as plant community ecology interns and a few opportunities for research field supervisors. Most positions run from June through August, but some interns are needed as early as March and some are needed through October. Your educational… 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 »

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 »

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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