[ECOLOG-L] Postdoc in Vegetation Permafrost Interactions

A postdoctoral research position is available in the Department of Geography
at Colgate University to participate in a project focused on understanding
ecosystem and vegetation influences on permafrost thermal dynamics. The
postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for running a field component of
the project at the Northeast Scientific Station in Cherskii, Russia, which
primarily involves operation and interpretation of sap-flux and related
micrometeorological measurements. The postdoc will spend substantial time in
Siberia during the June – Sept field season, and should have experience in
rugged field conditions. The ideal candidate will have experience or
interest in working with high frequency time series data. Candidates with
backgrounds in plant ecophysiology, ecosystem ecology, forestry, hydrology,
physical geography, or remote sensing are encouraged to apply.

Funding is available for two years, with an anticipated start date of
January 1st 2016. Though the position involves no teaching responsibilities,
it is ideally suited for candidates interested in exploring the liberal arts
career path. To apply applicants should submit a cover letter describing
relevant experience and qualification, curriculum vitae, and three letters
of recommendation to http://ift.tt/1JFl1Dq. Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Mike Loranty (mloranty@colgate.edu) with questions or for more
information.

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