Applications are invited for a prospective PhD student to join a vibrant international research collaboration to investigate the role of changing climate in altered ecosystem dynamics (disturbance and/or phenology).
Potential topics include recent climate change, fire frequency, and ecosystem recovery in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa ( or the role of climate in temperate forest phenology across the northeastern United States. For more information about lab activities, see

The student can apply to either the PhD program in Earth Systems Science from the Geography Department ( or Program in Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior ( at SUNY at Buffalo (, a large research university. Buffalo
(population 250k) is on the shores of Lake Erie about 30 minutes from Niagara Falls and 2 hours from Toronto.

Apply by January 10th (Geography) or January 15th (EEB) to receive full consideration. You are strongly encouraged to contact Professor Adam M. Wilson (adamw {at} buffalo {dot} edu) AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND BEFORE the deadline to discuss your application and whether the program is a good fit. If you choose to contact Dr. Wilson, please attach a single PDF with the following materials:
1) a cover letter (2-page maximum) describing your research interests and why you are a strong candidate for this position
2) your C.V.
3) unofficial transcript or list of courses
4) 1 recent first-author publication relevant to this position (if available)
5) Contact information for three professional references

The selected student will be supported for 9 months on a Teaching Assistantship with the potential for additional funds to support research activities during the summer.

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