The Tropical Responses to Altered Climate Experiment (TRACE; forestwarming.org) is seeking a full-time Technician to assist the Principle Investigators in coordinating and maintaining a climate change experiment taking place in the Luquillo Experimental Forest in eastern Puerto Rico. TRACE is an in-situ field warming experiment that aims to study the effects of climate change on tropical forests, particularly effects on carbon and nutrient cycling.
Soil Health Liaison
Part-Time, Term: 1 to 3 years
The Soil Health Institute – Research Triangle Park, NC
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking a graduate research assistant (M.S.) to study mineral weathering, soil development, and clay mineralogy in forested ecosystems of the Alaskan coastal temperate rainforest. The study is part of a broader investigation of critical zone processes in southeast Alaska focused on the Heen Latinee Experimental Forest (https://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/exforests/heen-latinee/).
We are looking to hire 3 postdoctoral researchers, with appointments from 1.0-2.5 years, to participate in a soil, river sediment, and water vulnerability and impairment research project within the newly created Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment. Initial appointments are for 1 year with potential for renewal upon review.
Information Technology Specialist (GS-2210-11)
USDA FOREST SERVICE NORTHERN RESEARCH STATION
HUBBARD BROOK EXPERIMENTAL FOREST, WOODSTOCK, NH
About the Position
We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work on a collaborative study focused on greenhouse gas emissions from California dairy farms. The postdoc will be based in the Silver Lab in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at U.C. Berkeley and collaborate with Dr. Francesca Hopkins at U.C. Riverside, as well as with a diverse group of scientists at other institutions (UCR, LANL, LBNL, UCI, UCD).
A postdoctoral position on greenhouse gas emissions modeling for California dairy farms is available on a multi-campus project funded by the University of California Office of the President Lab Fees program. The postdoc will be jointly advised by Professor Whendee Silver at UC Berkeley and Professor Francesca Hopkins at UC Riverside, with an option for the individual to be based at either campus (Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management in Berkeley, CA, or Dept.
The postdoctoral scientist will have the opportunity to develop field and controlled laboratory experiments involving real-time monitoring of dissolved oxygen, redox potential, and iron and manganese concentrations (through voltammetry).
The university of Rennes, France, is opening a two-years postdoctoral position on the characterization of transport and biogeochemical processes in the critical zone.