Postdoctoral research opportunity on forest ecosystem modelling in Chile

Deadline for applications: 1 December 2019

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The Centre for Ecosystem Modelling and Monitoring (CEM) at the Universidad Mayor in Santiago de Chile invites qualified candidates to apply for a position postdoctoral researcher in the area of forest ecosystem modeling. The profile of the researcher required by the centre is a PhD in Forest Sciences, Ecology, Natural Resources or any related area, who has experience in statistical modelling and advanced management of data.

The successful candidate will be required to conduct original research, publish in peer-reviewed indexed journals, and coordinate the execution of the project “Development of a prototype of a native forest growth simulator to support decision-making in the context of climate change” , as well as activities related to scientific-technical work.

The project is directed by professors Christian Salas Eljatib (CEM), Pablo Donoso (Universidad Austral de Chile) and Cynnamon Dobbs (CEM), for which the candidate will work closely with them. The researcher’s salary is competitive with the country’s standard.

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