Open Postdoctoral Associate positions

November 21, 2022

The Department of Forest Resources is recruiting for two open Postdoctoral Associate positions.

Postdoctoral Associate in Forest Livelihoods and Policy in South Asia

The postdoctoral associate will work on the project titled “South Asian smallholder forests and other tree-based systems: synthesizing LCLUC data and approaches to foster a natural climate solution that improves livelihoods,” which is funded by the NASA Land Cover Land Use Change program. The postdoctoral associate will work on the portion of the project examining how policies influence tree-based livelihoods, in collaboration with scientists located at several institutions in the US, South Asia, and beyond who will be focused on synthesizing land cover and land use change data. For more information and to apply, visit

Postdoctoral Associate in Hydrologic Remote Sensing

The postdoctoral associate will work with an interdisciplinary team using remote sensing techniques in order to assess hydrologic conditions necessary to support cold water fisheries in Great Lakes region trout streams. The team consists of members from the University of Minnesota, Trout Unlimited, and multiple federal agencies. The postdoctoral associate will use quantitative methods to identify priority cold water fish refugia for restoration and/or protection in the White River Watershed (Michigan). For more information and to apply, visit