Post-doctoral position announcement School of Natural Resources
University of Missouri
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A post-doctoral research position is available with Dr. Benjamin Knapp within the School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri. The position will focus on forest stand dynamics within the central hardwood region, with application to restoration ecology and sustainable forest management. The position will utilize existing, long-term forest dynamics datasets from throughout the state to model patterns of competitive interaction and successional change, with interest in impacts of past land management as well as invasive species proliferation. Duties of the position will include establishing new research projects and supervising research activities at the Baskett Wildlife Research and Education Center, a University of Missouri property located within 20 miles from the Columbia, MO campus. Teaching and outreach opportunities may be available, depending on the candidate’s interest. Competitive candidates for this position will have a Ph.D. degree in forestry, ecology, biology, natural resources, or a closely related discipline, proficiency in written and oral communication, and evidence of research success.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary plus benefits. To apply, please submit the following to Dr. Benjamin Knapp (email@example.com):
1) personal statement of research interest and career goals
2) curriculum vitae
4) contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected. Come join our growing lab www.mosilviculture.com!
Dr. Benjamin Knapp Associate Professor School of Natural Resources University of Missouri
203S Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building Columbia MO 65211