Forest carbon cycling at multiple scales

Post doc position – University of Minnesota and USFS Northern Research Station

Categoria: Opportunità di Lavoro
Inviato da: Renzo Motta

Data evento: 09 Gen – 09 Feb 2012


The University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources and the USFS Northern Research Station are seeking a postdoctoral scientist to conduct research examining the biological and environmental controls over carbon cycling and storage in forest ecosystems.
The postdoctoral scientist will integrate field measurements of carbon storage and cycling with statistical and simulation models to gain insight into long-term, regional-scale patterns of carbon storage in forests. Experience with and/or interest in gas flux measurements and statistical modeling is preferred. This work includes the opportunity for independent field work across the northern Lake States and the postdoctoral scientist will be responsible for conducting field and lab work in support of project goals, supervising field and lab assistants, analyzing data and preparing peer-reviewed publications.
The position is available immediately, funded for two years, and will be located in St. Paul MN.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in ecosystem ecology, forestry, silviculture, biology or a closely related field. Applicants should be able to work independently, but also cooperatively with other researchers.

Application Instructions:
Applications and required documents must be submitted online at the University of Minnesota Employment website:, requisition 175192.
Attach a cover letter, statement of interest and goals, resume/CV, and names and contact information for three references.

Specific questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Anthony D’Amato
( and/or Dr. Chris Woodall (
Review of applications will begin January 9, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
As an institution committed to demonstrating excellence through diversity, the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences is committed to hiring a diverse faculty and staff, and actively encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 


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