A research training opportunity is available at the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station, Northwest Climate Hub, and Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center (WWETAC). For the location of the appointment, the participant will be able to choose between Olympia, WA; Portland, OR; or Corvallis, OR. Due to the ongoing pandemic, remote telework will be permitted until Pacific Northwest Research Station Labs reopen.

Research Project: In collaboration with WWETAC and Northwest Climate Hub team members, the selected participant will facilitate science-management partnerships to develop climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation options for western landscapes. Under guidance of the WWETAC/Hub Director, the participant will also conduct research and develop tools and syntheses that help policymakers and land and watershed managers understand the effects of climate variability and change on natural resources, and to identify and describe adaptive land-management practices under changing climate with respect to water, vegetation, carbon, wildlife habitat, recreation, and other ecosystem services. The participant will assemble, interpret and disseminate data and information to provide options and priorities for managing natural resources in a changing climate. The participant will also assemble technical information, perform analyses, contribute to technical reports, and provide leadership in writing peer- Gain first-hand knowledge of Forest Service Research & Development science and National Forest System

Questions: Please visit our Program Website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process please email USForestService@orise.orau.gov and include the reference code for this opportunity.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Degree: Doctoral Degree received within the last 60 months or anticipated to be received by 5/31/2021 11:59:00 PM.
  • Discipline(s):
    • Earth and Geosciences (1 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (9 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (7 )

 

Please submit applications at: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USDA-USFS-2021-0060