Scientist with strong research and publication record to develop a research program in ecology and conservation in New England. The specific research area is open but should complement existing LTER, DOE, DOD, EPA, NEON, NASA, SIGEO and related studies, and build on established archival, land, and research infrastructure developed over more than a century of study. Scientists with a focus in ecosystem ecology, natural resource economics, forest hydrology, and related areas are encouraged to apply. The scientist will be a member of the senior research staff who design, conduct, publish and fund studies with >100 outside collaborators.
This full-time research position will add breadth to the Harvard Forest research group by initiating a new research program and complementary activities. We seek an individual who will fit well into the research context, history, current research program and facilities, and intellectual and biological environment presented by the Forest's setting in central New England. In particular we seek someone whose research interests:
Basic Qualifications: PhD required.
Additional Qualifications: Excellent history of complex collaborative research, publication, and funding. Post-doctoral experience and engagement with broader audiences a plus.
Additional Information: The competitive salary for this endowment-funded position will be determined by background and experience. The initial appointment of three years will be renewable subject to review. The Harvard Forest offers an excellent field, laboratory, and academic environment, and will assist the incumbent in developing proper research facilities. Excellent benefits package. All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Applications should include:
Please submit PDF of CV, cover letter and supporting materials http://employment.harvard.edu/
Administrative/Staff Jobs (External Candidates)/Search Openings requisition number 30253BR.
Applications will be accepted through end of business on September 27, 2013.
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