Post-doctoral Research Hydrologist/Geomorphologist in Post-fire Watershed Restoration

The Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station is seeking a postdoctoral researcher focused on the long-term hydrologic and geomorphic responses to wildfire with and without management interventions. The position will be part of a large team across the western U.S and based at the Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station in Arcata, CA. The selectee will synthesize data collected from past post-wildfire experiments and contribute to new lines of research. We anticipate a three-year position, subject to continued funding and selectee’s performance.

For more information read the full position announcement.

To apply: Please email a single pdf consisting of a: cover letter, CV, research statement (2 pp max), PhD transcripts, and current contact information for three references to Joe Wagenbrenner ( by 29 December 2023.

GUAM EPSCoR Graduate Research Assistantship

Are you a prospective graduate student interested in ensuring the sustainability of coral reefs and the marine environment? If you’re self-motivated, well-organized, and have or will have a bachelor’s in biology or another STEM field, Guam EPSCoR has a valuable graduate student research experience for you — and it’s paid!

The EPSCoR Graduate Research Assistantship is a three-year program designed to train graduates in scientific research. Selected students will benefit from: a tuition waiver of up to 12 credits per semester in a master’s level program, research training, faculty mentorship, possible travel opportunities and an $18,000 annual stipend ($1,500 per month).

Selected applicants will choose to specialize in one or more of the following disciplines: Ecology, Genomics, or Oceanography. Depending on the chosen specialization, students may learn about DNA extraction and sequencing and/or how to read and analyze data to characterize marine environments. The program may involve hands-on fieldwork to investigate coral reefs or to deploy and retrieve oceanographic instruments while working at the UOG Marine Laboratory. Graduate students will also receive support for their individual thesis defenses.

UNLV TechConnect 2018

TechConnect will be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on March 5, 2018. This is an annual student/ employer networking event attracting majors from Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Management Information Services, IT, and Mathematics in a forum promoting the availability of technology career opportunities. The combination of food, prizes and informative industry speakers and sponsors makes it a very successful event for all involved. Proceeds from TechConnect benefit the John S. Werth Scholarship Fund. We anticipate 400+ students in attendance, and TechConnect will deliver 150+  resumes in advance to sponsors.

Students must register to attend by Wednesday, February 21st, 2018.

Schedule of Events:

  • 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Networking with Students, Attendees
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Program of Event
  • 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Networking with Students, Attendees


Spring Internship Opportunity at Kennedy Space Center Florida

Internship Dates: January 16, 2018 – May 4, 2018

Students will assist NASA educators in preparation for spring educator workshops, pre-service teacher workshops and K-12 student programs. Students will learn how to teach NASA STEM hands-on activities to K-12 students, teachers and pre-service teachers. Students will get opportunities to teach these activities in formal and informal classroom settings, time to practice classroom management skills, instructional methodology, and the opportunity to expand teacher content knowledge. Students will learn how to teach to a diverse population, including under-served, under-represented, minority, disabled and low income. Students will learn how to develop and plan curriculum for NASA STEM hands-on activities. Assignments also include assembling materials for hands-on activities, and helping with logistics. Student is responsible for arranging and paying for their lodging and round trip travel expenses to KSC. Travel to programs within the Florida and Georgia region may be required and NASA will reimburse travel expenses associated with these programs beyond the KSC 50 mile radius.

PhD Research Assistants, UNR

Multifunctional Nano-Composites Laboratory (MNCL) is currently searching for a number of research assistants (PhD course students) with BS/MS degrees in Mechanical, Materials Sciences, and Polymer Engineering…., who are interested in subjects related to nano-structured material systems (Multifunctional Nanocomposites) for structural applications and Renewable Energy Systems.