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Job advertisement Postdoctoral Research Associate in Global Ecology

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Global Ecology

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Global Ecology


University of Utah

United States of America


Relevant divisions
Biogeosciences (BG)
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)

Full time

Entry level


Required education

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

20 September 2022

Job description

Postdoctoral position in global change ecology, University of Utah

We seek a creative and innovative postdoctoral researcher who can lead research projects around the impacts of climate change on ecosystems to join the Anderegg Lab in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Utah. We have ongoing projects on an array of topics, including nature-based climate solutions, drought-induced tree mortality, recovery after climate extremes, disturbance and carbon dynamics, plant ecophysiology and hydraulics, carbon offsets, and ecosystem/land surface modeling. We are particularly interested in scholars to help with key new efforts around nature-based climate solutions and climate risks. Candidates with research interests in ecosystem ecology, ecological modeling, ecophysiology, remote-sensing, terrestrial carbon cycle, or plant ecology would be strong fits. Candidates with strong quantitative skills and proficient programming skills are preferred.

The University of Utah is a comprehensive and diverse Research I public institution located in the Wasatch Front urban corridor with easy access to research and recreational opportunities in the Rocky Mountains, Great Basin, and spectacular National Parks. Salt Lake City is a dynamic, high-tech and bike-friendly metropolitan area with high-quality cultural and entertainment amenities, an extensive public transit system, a sunny, dry four-season climate and “the Greatest Snow on Earth.” With an enrollment of 31,000 students, it is the flagship university for the state of Utah. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Interested applicants should send a current CV, a 1-2 paragraph description of research interests that specifically outlines the work the applicant would be excited to undertake in the position, and a list of 3 references to William Anderegg ( Review of applicants will start Oct 1st, 2022 although position start date is flexible.