[ES_JOBS_NET] Student assistantship in soil carbon and nitrogen cycling

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Dec 8 08:58:47 MST 2014

Applications are invited for
a Ph.D. student assistantship at the University of Maryland
Center for
Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory (UMCES-AL).  Funding is
available for
the student to
conduct field measurement and modeling on CO2, CH4
and N2O
fluxes and decomposition of soil organic matter in forest and
ecosystems.  Possibilities
on-going projects at a research forest of Maine, in
agricultural fields in
coastal regions of Maryland, and in forest-to-agriculture
transition sites in
the southern Amazon of Brazil.
Experience with either field work or modeling of soil C
and N cycling is

The position comes with a
competitive stipend
and benefits package, including three years of support on a
assistantship, with additional support available from teaching
assistantships.  Students
may matriculate through the joint
program between the University of Maryland Center for
Environmental Science and
the Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences Program
(MEES) at the
University of Maryland, College Park, and will reside at the
Laboratory in Frostburg for the duration of the project.
For further
information and instructions to apply: see the following:

http://www.umces.edu/al/job/ead/gsa [1]

Eric A. Davidson,
Professor and Director (as of Jan 1, 2015)

Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental

301 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532 USA

edavidson at al.umces.edu [2]
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