*Project:* The University of Vermont, Rubenstein School of Environment
and Natural Resources is seeking two summer research assistants to
assist on a large-scale study in northern New Hampshire examining the
effectiveness of different adaptive silvicultural strategies at
sustaining northern hardwood forest ecosystems in the face of climate
change and invasive species impacts. These positions would be working
on a multi-disciplinary team on a collaborative project between the
University of Vermont, Dartmouth College, and the U.S. Forest Service
Northern Research Station based in the beautiful landscapes contained
within Dartmouth College’s Second College Grant in northern New Hampshire.
*Applicant requirements:* Applicants should have a background in
forestry, natural resources, environmental science, ecology or biology.
A working knowledge of tree identification and common forest
measurements is strongly desired. Applicants must be willing and able
to work efficiently in remote forested settings as part of a research
team. Applicants must also be able to hike through varied terrain to
reach study areas and be willing to work long hours outdoors.
**Responsibilities:* Work will involve extensive field work, including
collection of soil, vegetation, and woody debris data. These positions
begin late May/early June 2017 and end mid/late August and will be based
out of Milan, NH. Housing will be provided in the form of cabins within
the Second College Grant and hourly wage will vary from $10-$12
depending on work experience.
*Interested candidates should e-mail a letter describing their
background, qualifications and interests along with a resumÃ© to Matthias
Nevins (email@example.com) by March 28, 2017.*