PhD Opportunity in Applied Forest Ecology - starting Jan 2017

A PhD-level graduate student position in Applied Forest Ecology is 
available in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at 
the University of Connecticut. The position has full Research Assistant 
funding and will be available to begin studies in the Spring 2017 
semester. The Fahey Lab conducts primary and applied research focused on 
improving our understanding of forest ecosystems and developing 
strategies to promote resilience in forested landscapes. The funded 
project is focused on assessing the effects of traditional and 
ecologically-focused silvicultural treatments on canopy structural 
complexity and designing and testing management strategies to promote 
canopy structural complexity and light use efficiency in forests. To be 
considered please contact Dr. Robert Fahey prior to applying, via email 
(Robert[dot]fahey[at]uconn[dot]edu), with the following information: 
Curriculum vitae or resume, GPA and GRE scores, brief statement of 
research experience, interests and career goals, and contact information 
for 2-3 references. For more information on my research program, please 
visit my lab website: Information about the 
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment can be found at: and details about applying to the Graduate 
School at the University of Connecticut can be found at: The Department accepts applications on a rolling 
basis, but contact with Dr. Fahey should be made before November 1st, 
2016 to warrant full consideration. 

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