Hiring field & lab technician by Tamara Harms

We are hiring a technician to perform analytical chemistry, maintain instream sensors, and carry out field work in streams and watersheds. Apply by December 6, 2017 to job 18-14 at http://bit.ly/2AYjWdp. UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


Post-doctoral researcher, ecosystem resilience by Tamara Harms

Recruiting a post-doc to join the lab March 2018 working on a project focused on resilience of boreal catchments to changes in the fire and permafrost regimes. The researcher would join a team using instream sensors to characterize carbon and nitrogen cycles of boreal catchments and evaluate temporal patterns as potential indicators of ecosystem stability and impending regime change. To apply, contact Dr. Harms (tamara.harms@alaska.edu) by Jan 15 with a CV and cover letter describing research interests and experience.

Recruiting Ph.D. student for Fall 2018 by Tamara Harms

A Ph.D. assistantship is available to study nutrient dynamics of watersheds and freshwater ecosystems in the boreal forest. Research would focus on interior Alaska, in collaboration with the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research program. Potential research topics include hydrologic or gaseous nitrogen export from ecosystems subject to permafrost loss or disturbance. Prospective students should contact Dr. Harms (tamara.harms@alaska.edu) and include a brief description of research interests, experience, and academic preparation. The application deadline for the graduate program in the Department of Biology & Wildlife (http://www.bw.uaf.edu/graduates/index.php) is Jan 15 2018. An M.S. or significant ecology-related work experience following a bachelor’s degree is required. Applicants should have strong academic backgrounds in natural science, prior research experience, and demonstrated interests in ecosystem ecology or biogeochemistry.

Summer REU position, 2016 by Tamara Harms

We are recruiting an undergraduate research assistant to work on a study linking streamflow and nutrient dynamics to food chain length of Arizona streams.
The student will be part of a team of researchers working to measure whole-stream metabolism and nutrient uptake, and sampling stream food webs from algae to fish. The position will include an opportunity to conduct an independent research project.

Interested students should contact Dr. Tamara Harms (tkharms@alaska.edu) and include: 1) summary of research interests and experience, 2) list of relevant coursework, and 3) CV