PhD Positions: Forest and Disturbance Ecology, University of New Mexico

The Earth Systems Ecology Lab at the University of New Mexico is recruiting 1-2 PhD students to begin fall 2017.  Current research topics in the lab include: understanding factors controlling post-wildfire tree establishment, quantifying the influence of changing climate and wildfire on tree species distributions and carbon dynamics, and quantifying the influence of forest management activities on forest carbon dynamics.  Additional detail about ongoing projects is available on the lab webpage.  Student support will include some combination of teaching and research assistantships and only US citizens/legal residents will be considered.  Preference will be given to students with a quantitative background.

To Apply: If you are interested in being considered, send your CV, a one-page statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts, and unofficial GRE scores to mhurteau@unm.edu.   

Deadline: Review will begin on 7 November.

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