We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in spatial data analysis and programming to contribute to a project on quantifying forest carbon risk across the western US. The objectives of this position include developing spatial layers of forest condition and disturbance and climate risk at the watershed scale using a process that assimilates multiple data sources at varying grain sizes and extents. The position will involve engagement with conservation organizations and collaboration with project members in the Earth Systems Ecology Lab.
This is a 24 month position, beginning fall 2022. Salary is $55,000 per year, plus benefits. Required qualifications include a PhD in ecology, ecosystem science, earth/environmental sciences, or statistics, and programming experience with R. Familiarity or expertise with satellite-based remote sensing is desirable.
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing research interests and goals, a complete CV, and names and contact information for three references to Matthew Hurteau (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin on 1 SEPT 2022.
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