Andrews Forest Program

Andrews Forest Program

Program: Andrews Forest Program
Entity: H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest
Location: Oregon, US
Term: 10 weeks
Stipend: $5,500

“Seeking 2 summer students to contribute to National Science Foundation Long Term Ecological Research (NSF LTER) project addressing how forest species interactions amplify or reduce responses to microclimatic variation. The students will help to implement a large-scale field experiment involving seedlings of canopy tree species, mosses, and fungi along a 1,000 m elevational gradient in the Western Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Students will additionally develop independent research related to the performance and physiology of transplanted seedlings and mosses, and will have an opportunity to present results of their summer research.”

-Valid driver’s license.
-Ability to carry a heavy pack (40+ lbs) for moderate distances (5+ mi) over uneven, mountainous terrain, and be comfortable spending long days on their feet in the field.
-Working in inclement weather.
-Being a team player is necessary for group work/living situations.
-Ability to adapt to a variable work schedule.

-Limited to currently enrolled undergraduates that have a graduation date no sooner than fall 2023 (no graduating seniors).
-Must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.
-Students from traditionally underrepresented groups in science are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:
Send: 1) a cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience, 2) CV, and 3) contact information for three professional references to: with the subject LTER REU application.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2023 but applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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