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Faculty – Agriculture – Plant and Soil Science
The successful applicant will coordinate with researchers in multiple states to compile, analyze, and present existing and newly-developed datasets using various analytical approaches. Overarching goals of the project focus on increasing our understanding of impacts and management responses of invasive grasses in grassland and shrubland ecosystems of the western U.S. Frequent communication with research partners and land managers will be required, but physical travel will be fairly limited. The successful applicant will have professional development opportunities through the University of Wyoming to further prepare them for their career.
A Doctoral Degree is required for this position, however, consideration will be given to applicants that are currently pursuing their Doctoral Degree and will complete the degree prior to starting work.
Ph.D. in weed science, rangeland ecology, plant ecology, or related discipline (will consider All But Dissertation applicants (ABD))
Strong statistical and analytical skills
Ability to work independently
Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills
Competitive candidates will have one or more of the following:
Experience working with various types of vegetation data
Experience with R, ArcGIS, meta-analytical techniques, and/or other analysis tools
Ability to design, interpret, and communicate relatively large datasets related to plant ecology and weed management
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally with diverse stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to communicate scientific findings through publications and presentations
Wyoming’s Jewel, Sheridan’s fabled western history and dramatic mountain vistas meet new west comfort and the serenity of wide-open spaces. Providing history with a view. The city is located halfway between Yellowstone Park and Mount Rushmore.
: Entry Level
: Yes, 5 % of the Time
:Brian A Mealor
: Dec 3, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
University of Wyoming
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