The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, UBC-Vancouver campus, seeks a Research Associate to undertake research on mycorrhizal fungal communities and forest ecosystem resilience. This research associate will be responsible for undertaking research under the supervision of Dr. Suzanne Simard. Responsibilities include: 1) design research projects to elucidate the role of mycorrhizal fungi in forest regeneration, ecosystem processes, and forest stability, 2) analyze and interpret next-generation sequencing datasets, 3) adapt methodologies for stable isotope analyses of a wide range of environmental sample types, 4) provide training to research personnel and troubleshoot experiments, 5) set up, calibrate and perform maintenance on specialized laboratory equipment.
Deadline: March 20, 2020
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