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LTER Research Specialist

The Scientific Specialist will support research operations at the University of Virginia’s Coastal Research Center located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The Scientific Specialist will join the LTER staff to provide logistical support for long-term project operations and related research initiatives. The Scientific Specialist will assist with sampling programs related to water quality, coastal habitat, and… Read more »

Postdoc in Computational Disease Ecology Modeling – Las Cruces, NM

A postdoctoral research position in Computational Disease Ecology Modeling at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Jornada Experimental Range in Las Cruces, NM is now accepting applications. This Research Ecologist (Research Associate) position comes with a two-year term, great benefits, and opportunities to collaborate with USDA scientists and other ecologists across the country. Applications are… Read more »

Arctic LTER REU Program

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… Read more »

Postdoctoral Research Position in Urban Ecology

Description The Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Program has been funded by the National Science Foundation’s Long-term Ecological Research Program (LTER) for more than 20 years to study the ecology of the metropolitan Phoenix urban ecosystem. We are seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral scholar to conduct interdisciplinary social-ecological research with CAP scholars to explore the… Read more »

CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program

The Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs) represent a wide range of environmental and landscape settings. To enable broad understanding of the evolution, function and sustainability of the Critical Zone, the CZOs have begun to articulate scientific questions that are common and have value across the entire CZO network. Those questions are: What controls CZ properties? And… Read more »

CZO SAVI International Scholars Program

In recognition of the global nature and continuing success of Critical Zone (CZ) science, the U.S. NSF has provided funding to the CZ Observatory (CZO) Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) project to enable travel to CZ sites or pre-eminent laboratories overseas to further the investigation of the CZ. This announcement is an open solicitation for… Read more »

PostDoctoral Scientist in Aquatic Ecology

The Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER) is seeking a postdoctoral scientist with expertise in the aquatic sciences for a two-year position at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  A successful candidate for this position should have experience in aquatic biology and/or community ecology, preferably with a background in montane or alpine environments. The Niwot Ridge… Read more »

Graduate Student Opportunities (3) at Northern Gulf of Alaska LTER

The Northern Gulf of Alaska Long Term Ecological Research (NGA LTER) project announces multiple openings for graduate students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks that will begin Fall, 2019. Specialities include trace metal biogeochemistry, zooplankton ecology or physiology, and high latitude physical oceanography. This project is part of the NGA LTER site. Therefore, student research… Read more »

Northern Gulf of Alaska REU Program

Northern Gulf of Alaska LTER The Northern Gulf of Alaska Long Term Ecological Research (NGA LTER) project invites undergraduate students to participate in our interdisciplinary oceanographic research. Two or three REU students will join our team from June 3 to August 23, 2019. The application period closes May 7, 2019; applicants will be notified soon… 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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