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In Case You Missed It: Forest Jobs, Events, & Funding Opportunities

Today we are celebrating the 51st annual observance of Earth Day by amplifying opportunities to be involved with all-things-forest (jobs, events, funding, & more). 

ForestGEO Opportunities:

NETWORKING: Early Career Conversations | ForestGEO | register by April 23

Get to know your fellow early career forest scientists through an informal Zoom chat. Talk about your research interests, field-work stories, pandemic life, hobbies, etc.! 

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Bismark Ofosu-Bamfo (top-left), Sruthi Moorthy (top-right), & Arildo Dias (bottom-left) converse during an Early Career Conversation.

INTERNSHIP: Data Internship | ForestGEO | applications due May 12

Apply for a paid internship to assist in the design and development of a new data management application for ForestGEO research sites.

EVENT: Lightning Talks | ForestGEO | May 19

Our May session of the Virtual Seminar Series will feature five speed talks with presenters from across the network. Join us at 9 AM, EDT, or request a recording ( if you can’t attend in real-time. 


FUNDING: Research Grants | ForestGEO | proposals due June 18

Call for proposals for Research Grants (with support from the J&J Ruinen Fellowship in Tropical Forestry) is now open to students and early career researchers working in a ForestGEO plot.

Other Opportunities:

JOB: Senior Scientist/Post-Doctoral Position in Tropical Ecology | University of Bayreuth | applications received through April 30, or until position is filled

JOBS: Two Postdoctoral Research Associates | Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Ecology and Sustainability | applications due May 7

EVENT: Smithsonian Botanical Symposium| May 13 and 14, 1-3 PM, ET

Flier for the Smithsonian Botanical Symposium, May 13-14, 1-3 PM, ET.  Sponsored by the US Botanic Garden and the National Museum of Natural History.

JOBS:  Three Postdoc Positions in Tropical Peat Forest Ecology: (1) Aboveground-Belowground Linkages in Tropical Peat Forests; (2) Invertebrate Ecology in Tropical Peat Forests; (3) Nutrient Acquisition Strategies in Tropical Peat Forests | Asian School of the Environment | applications due May 17

JOB: Landscape Ecologist | Smithsonian Environmental Research Center | applications due ~ late May

JOB: Biogeochemical Ecologist | Smithsonian Environmental Research Center | applications due ~ late May

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