Ph.D. position boreal ecosystems University of Alaska Fairbanks

A Ph.D. assistantship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Tamara Harms at

the University of Alaska Fairbanks to study nutrient dynamics of watersheds

and freshwater ecosystems in the boreal forest. Research would focus on

interior Alaska and integrate with the collaborative research community

anchored by the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research program.

Potential research topics include hydrologic or gaseous nitrogen export from

ecosystems subject to permafrost loss or disturbance. See for

further description of current research in the lab.

Prospective students should contact Dr. Harms ( and

include a brief description of research interests, experience, and academic

preparation. The application deadline for the graduate program in the

Department of Biology & Wildlife (

is Jan 15. An M.S. or significant ecology-related work experience following

a bachelor=92s degree is required. Applicants should have strong academic

backgrounds in natural science, prior research experience, and demonstrated

interests in ecosystem ecology or biogeochemistry. UA is an AA/EO employer

and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any