These earthworms consume the forest floor and channelize the soil, thereby altering the ecology and hydrology of the ecosystem.
A PhD position to investigate the effect of these invasive earthworms is available for a highly motivated and qualified individual in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University (MTU).
Desirable qualifications in the applicant include a master’s degree in Ecology, Forestry or Hydrology.
A strong interest in field based research, experimental design and statistics is highly desired.
Consideration of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please send a cover letter that states your research interests and provides the names and contact information for three references, your curriculum vitae, and any other relevant materials by email to;
Tom Pypker (tgpypker [at] mtu.edu),
School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science,
Michigan Technological University,
Houghton, MI 49931
Dr. Tom Pypker
E-mail: tgpypker [at] mtu.edu
For more information and application, see; PhD position in Forest Ecohydrology, School of Forest Resources
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