Graduate Student Position: Forest Ecology, The Ohio State University

A graduate student opportunity is available in Forest Ecology with the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University

The Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Ecology Lab is seeking MS- or PhD-level graduate students to conduct field-based research on the compositional and structural dynamics of temperate forest ecosystems. Funding is anticipated for a new research project with the overall goal of quantifying and modeling forest change in southeastern Ohio and the adjoining region.

The position will be available starting June 1, 2015 (Summer Semester) and can be either a master’s or doctoral appointment depending on the abilities and experience of the candidate. Financial support during their graduate program may be a combination of teaching and research assistantships; fellowship support may be possible for outstanding applicants (see web site below for required qualifications). Applicants with expertise and backgrounds in forest ecology and plant identification are highly preferred. Information about the Environment & Natural Resources Graduate Program is available here.

To Apply: If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and specific information explaining your educational background, field skills, and professional experiences that would be relevant to the academic areas of forest ecology, dendrology, and silviculture by Dec. 3, 2014 to David Hix at hix.6@osu.edu. To be considered for funding the deadline to complete the application process is Jan. 1, 2015.

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