MS opportunity in forest ecology at UW-Madison

The HART Lab ( is currently recruiting one MS student to study the ecology of black ash wetlands in Wisconsin (start date Fall 2019). This is a unique opportunity to work on a long-term research and monitoring study examining the impacts of emerald ash borer (EAB) invasion on culturally and ecologically-significant black ash trees in wetland communities on the Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation. The successful candidate will collaborate with researchers from the Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation, USFS and UW-Madison.

Competitive applicants will have field research experience, GIS skills, and experience working with diverse populations. Strong written and verbal communication and familiarly with the Wisconsin’s local flora are also desired.

Interested students should fill out the recruitment survey available here: The survey will questions about your background, education, research interests and experience. Finally,  it concludes by asking you to upload your CV/resume and an example of your writing. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Promising candidates will be contacted via email, at which point a full application package will be also need to be submitted to the UW-Madison Graduate School.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and strongly encourage the application of individuals from historically underrepresented groups in science.

Please contact Dr. Sarah Hart ( with questions.