Summer Forestry Technician (Ohio and Kentucky)

Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources

The Michael Saunders Lab group is seeking 2-3 summer field technicians to support research on the effects of prescribed fire on timber quality.
Research sites are located in Wayne National Forest (Ohio) and Daniel Boone National Forest (Kentucky). Successful applicants will assist in forest inventories, assessment of fire damage, and other data collection and entry tasks as necessary. This is a great opportunity for current students or recent graduates to gain experience working on a large- scale, regional research project.

Field-work will be conducted from early June to mid-August 2018 Compensation is $10/hour, and housing is provided at no cost throughout the duration of the field season.

Successful applicants will have coursework and/or experience in forestry, fisheries and wildlife, or a similar field. Tree identification skills (or a dendrology course) are preferred.

To Apply: Send resume and contact information for three references to David Mann at or David Ralston at

Purdue University is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer.