Master Student Opportunity in Larch Recruitment Following Fire in Siberia, Western State Colorado University

Gunnison, CO
Organization: Western State Colorado University

Contact: Dr. Jennie DeMarco (

Duties: Investigate the causes of varying post-fire recruitment within larch forests of Eastern Siberia using a combination of field-based measurements. Climate change has increased the frequency, intensity, and severity of fires in many boreal regions.

Desired qualifications: We seek candidates who are self-directed, motivated, and possess strong skills and experience in field work, project management, and oral and written communication.

Salary/pay: Funding is available for the student for travel to Siberia and for paid employment for summer field work in 2019.

Application deadline: March 15, 2018.