Research Scientist 1

Posted 3 months ago

Employer: University System of New Hampshire

Location: Durham, New Hampshire

Application deadline: Open until filled (originally posted August 1, 2019)

Full position description and application instructions

Work with the Guild’s own John Gunn, and Mark Ducey at UNH! It would be a great job for a recent forestry MS or MF graduate (or very experienced BS). Working independently and as part of an interdisciplinary collaborative team, conduct field research and data analysis on forest structure, growth and yield, and its relationship with forest management and social drivers including human demographic change.

  • Conduct field measurements of trees and other vegetation on permanent growth and yield plots, including conventional forest measurements (tree diameter, height, taper, crown structure, etc.) as well as destructive sampling and measurements using emerging or experimental technologies (terrestrial laser scanning, photogrammetric methods).
  • Perform statistical analysis on plot-level, geospatial, and social science data sets in support of project objectives.
  • Manage and document large data sets.
  • Assist the PI in the preparation of manuscripts and extension publications, and in oral presentations at public, professional, and scientific meetings.

This person will work under the co-supervision of Dr. Mark Ducey (50%) and Dr. John Gunn (50%) and will have field oversight responsibility for undergraduate students. This is a 12-month position, renewable contingent on funding.

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