Assistant, Associate or Senior Scientist at The Woods Hole Research Center

WOODS HOLE RESEARCH CENTER
Assistant, Associate or Senior Scientist
Job # SCIENCE14
SUMMARY: The Woods Hole Research Center seeks a plant ecologist or forest scientist to contribute to and expand our ongoing research in biogeochemistry, carbon cycling, and terrestrial responses to climate change. Applicants for assistant, associate, and senior scientist will be considered.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will:
• Conduct research on biogeochemistry, carbon cycling, and forest ecology related to global change processes, particularly the effects of drought on tree growth
• Secure research funding
• Collaborate on other research and education activities with WHRC scientists and staff
• Lead in presentation and publication of scientific results

Qualifications and Experience:
• Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in a relevant field
• Experience with terrestrial ecology and the global carbon cycle
• Experience with land-use change
• Modeling skills
• Success in obtaining external funding
• Excellent record of publications
• Collaborative, flexible, organized, and efficient work ethic
• Excellent writing and communication skills

Application Deadline: May 1, or until filled.

Desired Start Date: Summer 2014.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, with full benefit package.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send cover letter referencing “Job# SCIENCE14” curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to jobopenings@whrc.org. Please type “Science14” in the subject line.

The mission of the Woods Hole Research Center is to advance scientific discovery and seek science-based solutions for the world’s environmental and economic challenges through research and education on forests, soils, air, and water. Our scientists combine analysis of satellite images of the Earth with field studies to measure, model, and map changes in the world’s ecosystems, from the thawing permafrost in the Arctic to the expanding agriculture regions of the tropics. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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