Forest Water Reclamation Graduate Research And Teaching Assistant

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho

Job Type Student / postdoc
Salary Details 26,700/yr
Deadline Oct 15, 2023
FWR study plot at Lake Coeur d'Alene

With increasing demands on freshwater supplies there is an urgent need for water reclamation to develop alternative water resources.  A doctoral assistantship is available in forest water reclamation at the University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. We have established a unique time series of forest water reclamation facilities adjacent to iconic northern Idaho lakes. Priority research includes quantifying critical nutrient loads, developing environmental DNA and other microbial assays as indicators of nitrogen saturation, testing for chemicals of environmental concern, and distinguishing mineralization processes with 15N pool dilution. Two semesters as a teaching assistant are expected.

Minimum qualifications include a B.S. or M.S. degree in ecology, environmental sciences, forest biology, or related disciplines. Preferred qualifications include field and laboratory experience, independent research experience in microbial ecology, skill with modern statistical analysis tools, and demonstrated technical writing experience.


Applicants should submit their C.V., contact information for 3 professional references, and a one-page letter describing previous educational and research experience, research interests, and professional goals in relation to the position to mcoleman@uidaho.edu. Submit applications for full consideration no later than 15 October 2023.

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Category Ecology, Forestry, Hydrology