Ecology Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate ~

24 de febrero de 2005

Ecology Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate

Iowa State University
Background - The project, entitled "Development of environmental indicators for impending catastrophic and irreversible ecological change" is funded by the US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory UMMV Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit. The goal of the project is to develop ecological predictors for state transitions from native to weedy exotic communities or from prairies to woodlands, including identifying key species changes and community and ecosystem processes that accompany disturbance on military lands. Interstate travel to field sites is required.
Position Description - collecting and processing field samples, reviewing literature, conducting univariate and multivariate statistical analyses with SAS and PCORD, preparing GIS maps, preparing reports and manuscripts
Qualifications: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. M.S. (required) or Ph.D. in Ecology, Natural Resources, Environmental Science or Engineering, or related field, experience in plant identification and community sampling, experience in or ability to learn GIS.
Salary: $37,000 - $39,000 per year with benefits.
Position will start immediately and will last for one year, with a possibility of renewal for an additional year based on continued funding and satisfactory performance of duties. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Application procedure - send a cover letter, a CV, and a list of 3 references to Brian Wilsey, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, 253 Bessey Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

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