Open Research Position
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES) seeks a Research Scientist in the Research Series at the rank of Full Researcher to maintain a research program in residence at the White Mountain Research Station in Bishop, 240 miles north of campus. The successful applicant will have a well-developed and funded line of current research, focusing on the community ecology of wetlands and streams, with a particular interest in invertebrates. Experience with effects of stream regulation and direct and indirect recreational impacts on wetlands is especially welcome. Research experience in the Sierra Nevada and White Mountains is essential, as is a record of significant collaboration with the National Park Service. The successful applicant will have a record that includes both experimental and observational approaches to both basic and applied ecological problems. Statistical and wilderness skills are also important for this position. We are interested in applicants with a strong background in the interface between science and land management, paired with experience in, and commitment to, interdisciplinary research. Must have earned a Ph.D. in relevant discipline and documented record of research and scholarly publication. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should email their curriculum vitae, a letter with a statement of research interests and career goals, and the names of three references to Eileen Sir at email@example.com. UCLA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Published: Monday, April 16, 2012