A research opportunity is currently available at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL), Western Ecology Division (WED) in Corvallis, Oregon.
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NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET)
Background: We are seeking to appoint a motivated and suitably qualified PhD candidate to conduct research exploring tree-mediated methane emission in freshwater wetlands in Australia.
The PhD position is fully funded and based at Southern Cross University which offers access to cutting-edge facilities and equipment ideally suited to this project.
Illinois Natural History Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to assist with aquatic ecological research and to evaluate the impacts surrounding the impending Illinois River Waterway Lock. The position duties will require a balance of field sampling, laboratory science, data analysis, and writing.
The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) (www.freshwater-science.org) seeks an enthusiastic and innovative person to serve as Media Officer. The position requires approximately 20 hours of work per month. The Media Officer is a paid part-time position with compensation dependent on experience.
Agency/location: Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri; Columbia, Missouri
Identify areas of greatest aquatic conservation value in Missouri within and outside an existing conservation network (e.g., Priority Geographies and Priority Watersheds) including priorities for creating or maintaining spatial connectivity of important habitats.
Oregon–Aquatic Biologist I needed to conduct aquatic ecology survey sampling on public and private forest lands. Duties include backpack electrofishing, fish identification, collection of macroinvertebrate and periphyton samples, habitat surveys, and working closely with primary investigators. Experience with ecology field work and interest in aquatic ecology is desired. Applicants should be comfortable navigating in remote backcountry settings and be able to work as a team member under difficult field conditions.
Renowned for its accredited researched-based undergraduate field programs, Wildlands Studies seeks candidates holding an MSc or PhD to be the Lead Instructor for new field programs. Students consistently report that their Wildlands Studies experience added depth and meaning to their on-campus classes and “changed their lives”. Wildlands Studies instructors enhance their own credentials with unique opportunities to teach in the field while engaging students in active research.
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
Water Quality Analysis Lab
Graduate Research Assistant, Wetland restoration and nutrient cycling, Watershed Studies Institute and Murray State University. One full-time position to begin when filled. Qualifications: B.S. in biology, ecology, or related discipline. Previous experience with aquatic ecosystems, field experiments, strenuous field conditions, and experience with nutrient cycling, hydrology and biogeochemistry is highly desirable. Responsibilities: To conduct research on the effects of bottomland hardwood restoration on nutrient cycling while completing a M.Sc. degree in Watershed Science.