Position: The USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station and 
University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources are seeking a 
Researcher (Researcher 6) to support forest carbon modeling and research 
for the United States’ National Greenhouse Gas Inventory. This 
individual will lead research efforts with a team of scientists from the 
USDA Forest Service and University of Minnesota to address carbon stocks 
and stock changes in forest ecosystems for national and international 
reporting instruments. The position is available immediately and 
includes one and a half years of funding and health insurance. Future 
funding is contingent on satisfactory progress and success in securing 
additional funds.

Qualifications: PhD in forestry, natural resources, or a closely related 
field. The ideal applicant will have experience with statistical 
techniques and employing large datasets such as National Forest 
Inventory data to address research questions. Applicants should also 
have a strong work ethic, be able to work independently and 
cooperatively with researchers and analysts, and have demonstrated 
writing and quantitative capabilities.

Application: Interested applicants should supply all application 
materials to the UMN Job Site. Review of applications will begin on 1 
September 2017. Please submit a CV and cover letter to the position 
announcement at (Job ID 319109): 
https://www.myu.umn.edu/psp/psprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJO
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Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=319109
&PostingSeq=1 

Contacts: For more information on this position, contact Dr. Grant Domke 
(gmdo...@fs.fed.us) and Dr. Matthew Russell (russe...@umn.edu).

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