The LTER Network Office shares a variety of opportunities for employment, fellowships, research and funding opportunities, conferences, and workshops that are likely to be of interest to students and researchers in long term ecology.

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LTER Data Analyst

The Network Office of the LTER Network invites applications for Data Analysts to engage in environmental synthesis research.

Cluster hire: Hydrology & Water Resources Economics | UW Madison & the North Temperate Lakes LTER

The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of hydrology. We specifically seek candidates with expertise in the transport, transformation, and fate of solutes and materials carried by groundwater and/or surface water, as well as in the solute exchange and processing that… Read more »

Biological Oceanography Graduate Student at the Northern Gulf of Alaska LTER | Western Washington University

Position Title Graduate student research opportunity: Study biological oceanography in the Gulf of Alaska. Associated LTER Site: Northern Gulf of Alaska Description A new project in conjunction with the Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research site will provide partial support (quarterly stipend, tuition) for a Master’s of Science student at Western Washington University. The… Read more »

The John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis and Synthesis: Working Group Call for Proposals and a How-To Webinar

The John Wesley Powell Center for Earth System Science Analysis and Synthesis fosters innovative thinking in Earth system science through collaborative synthesis activities. This mission is driven by the recognition that synthesis is critical to solving complex problems facing Society. We invite interdisciplinary Working Groups comprised of USGS researchers and their national and international colleagues… Read more »

Postdoctoral Researcher in Marine Microbiology and Bioinformatics, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara

POSITION OVERVIEW Percent time: 100 Anticipated start: The ideal start date is October 11, 2021 Position duration: One year with possibility for additional years of employment contingent upon performance and funding. APPLICATION WINDOW Open date: September 10th, 2021 Next review date: Friday, Sep 24, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure… Read more »

LTER Postdoctoral Scholar

The LTER Network Office seeks a one-year postdoctoral scholar to direct research centered around LTER Synchrony Group topics.

Facilities Services Manager – University of New Mexico Sevilleta Field Station

The UNM Sevilleta Field Station is seeking a full-time Facilities Services Manager to perform a broad range of duties associated with operations at the Field Station. This is an opportunity that arises rarely. Duties range from minor carpentry to training and supervising visitors and researchers with respect to laboratory safety and use. In addition, experience… Read more »

Academic Coordinator for new DEI Program in Santa Barbara

FUERTE, a new NSF-funded program, is hiring an Academic Coordinator. Come work with this dynamic new program designed to provide field-work oriented research experiences and mentoring for undergraduates that are under-represented in STEM, especially conservation and environmental science.

Senior Ecologist at Harvard Forest

Harvard Forest seeks a colleague with a successful research, publication, and funding record to join the senior research staff. We hope to identify a candidate who will flourish in the Forest’s collaborative intellectual environment and its setting and facilities in central New England.

Postdoctoral research position in Arctic hydrological-biogeochemical modeling

The Climate System Research Center (CSRC) seeks a highly self-motivated and qualified candidate to work on development and implementation of process modeling of hydrological and biogeochemical flows in arctic environments. The appointment is affiliated with the Beaufort Lagoons LTER (https://ble.lternet.edu/) and NASA ABoVE (https://above.nasa.gov/).

Sr. Laboratory Technician in Coastal Wetlands – FCE LTER

The Wetland Ecosystems Research Lab is looking for an individual to help with all aspects of research in mangrove and marsh ecosystems. Candidates with a strong background in ecology and/or coastal wetlands are encouraged to apply for this position. Candidate must have a B.S. degree in Ecology, Biology, Environmental Sciences or Earth Sciences.

Ecologist | Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program

The BEMP Ecologist is an integral member in data collection, processing, entry, and checking for all BEMP datasets so that the data are ready to be passed on for analysis and reporting. They are a mentor and educator for students, K-12 and University. They oversee students collecting data in the field and engage them through… Read more »

Isotope Biogeochemist – Assistant or Associate Professor

Michigan State University (MSU) seeks applications for a tenure stream Assistant or Associate Professor in isotope biogeochemistry. Areas of particular interest include plant, soil, and microbial ecology and biochemistry, with a focus on questions of importance in terrestrial ecosystems or terrestrial-aquatic linkages. The ideal candidate will have a strong conceptual basis to their research, addressing… Read more »


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