Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Ph.D. Student opening in post-fire restoration using mosses
Research Environment: The School of Forestry is one of the top Forestry Schools in the nation, and a productive research environment, with faculty members specializing in a variety of ecological topics such as landscape ecology, ecological restoration, plant ecophysiology, entomology, hydrology, and soil ecology among other topics.
Preferred Qualifications: Master of Science in Forestry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field, or a Bachelor of Science in these fields supplemented with research experience (undergraduate thesis, capstone or internship, or employment-related experience). Candidates with field research experience will be strongly favored, especially in maintenance and construction of field experiments. Candidates with previous experience in soil ecology and/or fire ecology will also be favored. Field work will take place in remote areas, elevation 7000-9000 feet, with steep and rugged terrain. The candidate must satisfy all requirements set by the School of Forestry, and Northern Arizona University.
Admissions requirements (Deadline March 15, 2015):
GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale in all college and university work
GRE scores in the top 40th percentile
If English is not your native language:
a score of at least 80 on the internet-based TOEFL or
550 on the paper-based TOEFL or
213 on the computer-based TOEFL
Three letters of recommendation
How to apply: First contact us directly (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com) to state your research interests, and motivations for attending graduate school, with “fire moss graduate student inquiry” in the header. Please provide a resume or C.V., and provide your GRE scores and GPA. If we agree that you are a good match for the position, we will encourage you to apply to the program.
Dr. Bowker’s web page - http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Fulé’s web page - http://nau.edu/CEFNS/Forestry/Faculty-and-Staff/Directory/Fulé/
School of Forestry - http://nau.edu/forestry/
SOF Ph.D. program - http://nau.edu/CEFNS/Forestry/Degrees/PhD/