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Postdoc in Agroecology | UMN

The University of Michigan’s Soil and Agroecosystems Laboratory in the School for Environment and Sustainability is searching for a candidate for a three year postdoctoral research position.

Full-time plant and ecosystem ecology research associate | NAU

The Associate will become an integral member of the Plant and Ecosystem Ecology Research (PEER) lab, an inclusive, whimsical, productive, and enthusiastic group of faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate and undergraduate students led by Regents Professor Michelle Mack and Assistant Professor Xanthe Walker.

Lab Technician positions at the VCR and PAL LTER sites

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applications for two Lab Specialists to contribute to computational research on ocean and atmosphere biogeochemistry using data analysis, remote sensing, and numerical modeling techniques. The candidates will work directly with Professor Scott Doney in the Department of Environmental Sciences.

REU at the Beaufort Lagoon Ecosystems LTER

REU at the Beaufort Lagoon Ecosystems LTER

Undergraduates, come gain unique experience this summer working with a BLE scientist on an ecological research project. The 10-week program starts on June 3 and ends August 9, and it comes with a $6000 stipend.

Postdoc | Gaiser Aquatic Ecology Lab, FIU

Join the Gaiser Aquatic Ecology Lab at the Institute of Environment at Florida International University where we study long-term dynamics of benthic algal communities.

REU at the Hubbard Brook LTER

The Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, with funding from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program, has openings for students in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program during the summer of 2024. Applications are due March 15, 2024.

Research Assistants in Forest Ecology – Temperate old-growth forest dynamics | Andrews Forest LTER

The LaManna lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Marquette University is currently looking to hire 3 enthusiastic research technicians with experience in forest-survey techniques and/or Pacific Northwest tree and plant identification skills to address questions related to the maintenance of plant species diversity in old-growth forests along a 1,000 m elevational gradient in the Western Cascade Mountains of Oregon.


We seek well-qualified and highly motivated undergraduates with interests in biology, chemistry, physics and/or computer science to participate in interdisciplinary oceanographic research.

NEON Biorepository Invertebrate Collections Manager

The Arizona State University (ASU) School of Life Sciences is seeking an Invertebrate Collections Manager (ASU position title: Research Specialist Sr.) for the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Biorepository (

Internships (6) at the Luquillo LTER

The Department of Environmental Studies of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Pedras and the Luquillo Long-Term Ecological Research Program are hiring up to six full time interns to assist with the 2024 seedling census.

REU in Marine Biology and Statistical Ecology at the SBC and VCA LTER

Researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), and the University of Kansas (KU) are seeking 2-4 undergraduate students, especially from underrepresented groups, to join a Coastal-Heartland Marine Biology Summer Research Exchange Program.

Postdoctoral Scholar in landscape modeling | Andrews Forest LTER

The HJ Andrews Experimental Forest (HJA) Long-term Ecological Research Program is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar to integrate landscape modeling with existing geospatial and research data, analyze model outputs, and use those outputs to test ecological hypotheses across the landscape with relevance to forests of the Pacific Northwest.

REU opportunities at the NTL LTER

The NTL LTER REU Program provides high-impact educational opportunities by facilitating immersive, hands-on mentored research experiences in freshwater science.

REU at the Virginia Coast Reserve LTER

Spend your summer doing real science as part of a collaboration among world-class researchers studying the last coastal wilderness on the East Coast.

REU at the Plum Island Ecosystems 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.

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