Looking for a new postdoc

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POSITION IN TROPICAL ECOLOGY AT UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

We are seeking a postdoc to participate in a collaborative DOE-funded project investigating the responses of seasonally dry tropical forests to global changes including nitrogen deposition and altered rainfall regimes.  Responsibilities include field and lab work on large-scale throughfall exclusion and fertilization experiments in Costa Rica, manuscript preparation and submission, and interacting with modeling teams.  The postdoc will be based in Costa Rica.  The ideal candidate has a background in ecophysiology, ecosystems ecology and/or plant functional traits, and must have a good working knowledge of Spanish.  For full consideration, please send a CV, cover letter expressing your interest in this position, and contact information for two references to Dr. Jennifer Powers at the University of Minnesota (powers@umn.edu) by April 2nd  2016.

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Welcome Kara

We are excited to have Dr. Kara Allen join our team.  Kara will be working on the new throughfall exclusion experiment at Horizontes, Costa Rica.

 

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Also, we recently had collaborative papers come out on liana effects on seedling growth and biomass resilience of tropical secondary forests.