Forestry Field Ecologist Position

Dan Snyder snyder at acnatsci.org
Wed Oct 18 14:46:23 EST 2000


Forestry Field Ecologist, Patrick Center
Announcement #: 805
Issue Date: October 10, 2000 | Closing Date: Until Filled 

Responsibilities
The Patrick Center for Environmental Research at the Academy of
Natural Sciences [www.acnatsci.org/research/pcer] invites applications
for a masters level field ecology position. The position is available
starting in March 2001 and is funded for at least one year and
possibly two. The successful applicant will assist a team of PhDs and
other staff in conducting an ongoing project focused on rigorous
evaluation of alternative management techniques for two invasive
exotic plants (Norway maple and Japanese knotweed). Study sites for
the project are located in woodlands of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park
system, which is the largest urban park system in the United States
(see www.acnatsci.org/staff/mcnair/adaptman.html for a project
overview). We seek a highly motivated individual capable of doing
physically demanding field work in hot and humid weather, and who is
familiar with data collection and basic field techniques of forestry,
forest ecology, or plant ecology.

Qualifications
Applicants should have a master's degree in forestry, forest ecology,
plant ecology, or closely related discipline, and should be
experienced in field work in hot and humid climates. Exceptional
bachelor's level individuals may be considered if their field
experience is comparable to that of master's level individuals.

To Apply
Send CV and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of
three references to: Forestry Field Ecologist Search, Patrick Center
for Environmental Research, Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin
Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195. Review of applications
will begin immediately.







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