*Project:* The University of Vermont, Rubenstein School of Environment
and Natural Resources is seeking a PhD-level graduate student to
participate in an interdisciplinary research project examining the
ecological outcomes and effectiveness of silvicultural strategies
designed to reduce the impacts of climate change and invasive species on
Vermont’s forests. The student will join a team of collaborators from
the University of Vermont and U.S. Forest Service Northern Research
Station in establishing and evaluating the ability of a range of
adaptive silvicultural strategies to reduce global change impacts on a
diversity of forest types across the University of Vermont Research
Forests. The position is available for Summer/Fall 2016 and includes
three guaranteed years of funding (stipend, tuition waiver, and health
insurance).

*Qualifications:* M.S. in forest ecology, forestry, silviculture,
biology or a closely related field. Applicants should be able to work
independently, but also cooperatively with other researchers in the lab
and on the larger project. Applicants should also have a strong work
ethic, demonstrated writing and quantitative capabilities, plant
identification skills, and a record of leadership.

*Application:* Interested applicants should supply all application
materials to the UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural
Resources (RSENR) Program (PhD in Natural Resources) by February 1, 2016
– when applying, please state your interest in this position in the
« Statement of Purpose. »
(http://www.uvm.edu/rsenr/?Page=graduate-application-process.html).

Contact:
Dr. Anthony D’Amato ([email protected], 802-656-8030)


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Anthony D’Amato
Associate Professor
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
University of Vermont
204E Aiken Center
Burlington, VT 05405
Phone: (802) 656-8030
FAX: (802) 656-8683
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.uvm.edu/rsenr/tonydamato/

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