Summer Research Positions in Silviculture and Applied Forest Ecology in Northern New Hampshire

*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 resumé to Matthias

Nevins ( by March 28, 2017.*