PhD position in Forest Resources or Ecology and Penn State

PhD position in forest ecology and management at Penn State University starting Fall 2019.
The student will work within a team to study forest resources from a Critical Zone perspective.  The Critical Zone spans from bedrock to the atmospheric boundary layer and this project integrates research on vegetation, bedrock, hydrology, soils, land use and ecosystem services to inform forest management.  The student will be part of a training program in Critical Zone Management and will work with a cohort of other graduate students, have access to the national Critical Zone Observatory network, and be trained in leadership and outreach.  The PhD can be through the Forest Resources or Ecology programs and will be housed in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (ESM), which is committed to advancing awareness and inclusion of diversity and creating a climate of mutual respect for all.  Please contact Margot Kaye ( to find out more about the position.