This is a 2 year limited term appointment funded by extramural funds.
Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences invites applications for the position of Research Assistant II/III – Associate I/II/III. This position is committed to 100% research associated with the Auburn University Forest Health Cooperative and will coordinate the research of one faculty member and multiple graduate students.
The Forest Health Co-op’s mission will be to address important, current and pertinent forest health issues in a way that addresses real world management problems in the Southeastern United States. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: an ongoing research and technology transfer program involving industry, state, and private forest land owners; engage actively in research, collection and analysis of data, development of experimental designs and/or protocols that address Co-op priorities. The successful candidate will participate in writing research reports, technical notes and newsletter articles for Forest Health Co-op Members. Will participate in presentations at Forest Health Co-op meetings and at regional or national meetings of relevance. Will be required to travel to field sites across the Southeastern U.S. to install experiments, collect data and serve as a liaison with Forest Health Co-op Members in a limited diagnostic capacity. The candidate must have the ability to work in strenuous field conditions.