[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Research Position Forest Landscape Modelling

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue May 12 10:08:56 MDT 2015

Date:    Mon, 11 May 2015 19:13:33 +0000
From:    Jodi Forrester <jforrester at WISC.EDU>
Subject: Postdoctoral Research Position Forest Landscape Modelling

Postdoctoral Research Position Forest Landscape Modelling
Forest management options to reduce climate change impacts on ecosystem ser

The University of Wisconsin - Madison and the Government of British Columbi=
a seek a postdoctoral research associate to conduct simulation modelling on=
 the coast of British Columbia, Canada. The project will build on pre-exist=
ing work modelling the productivity of the common species and site types in=
 the Sayward management unit. Management activities are the major disturban=
ce type in the area. The project involves using the LANDIS-II ecosystem mod=
el with climate scenarios to simulate forest landscape trajectories. We wil=
l collaborate with local forest managers and researchers. Duties will inclu=
de leading modeling work, analysis, and publication writing. Co-PIs are Dav=
id Mladenoff at the Forest Ecosystem & Landscape Ecology Lab at UW-Madison =
http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/landscape, and Caren Dymond with the Competiti=
veness and Innovation Branch of the BC Forest Service http://www.for.gov.bc=
.ca/het/index.htm. The position will be located at UW-Madison. Project fund=
ing is available beginning in June, 2015 with three years anticipated. A su=
mmer or early fall start is preferred. Contact David Mladenoff  (David.Mlad=
enoff at wisc.edu), or Caren Dymond  (Caren.Dymond at gov.bc.ca). To apply, send =
a letter and CV, with names and contacts of three references as a pdf file =
to David Mladenoff.
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