We are seeking two graduate students to work on an exciting National Science Foundation project investigating the role of digital tools on environmental justice in urban forests. Students will join a highly collaborative multi-institutional team of faculty, students, and stakeholders. Individuals with interests in urban trees/forests, air pollution, ecosystem services, spatial analysis, and equity are encouraged to apply.
- Two and a half years of guaranteed research fellowship funding. Eligibility for additional funding upon completion of qualifying exams.
- Students can choose City & Metropolitan Planning or Geography as their departmental home and may pursue a degree in either field.
- The Ecosystems Laboratory is located in the Natural History Museum of Utah, University of Utah.
- University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, which offers high quality of life, a great public transit system, and easy access to hiking, biking, climbing, skiing and other outdoor activities.
- Background in environmental science, geography, geospatial science, planning, or related field.
- Interest in interdisciplinary, community-engaged research.
- Desire to work as part of a highly collaborative team.
- A creative mindset and approach to research.
- If you are interested in learning more about these positions, please email Alexandra Ponette-Gonzalez (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- For more information about the Ecosystems Lab, https://ponettelab.cargo.site
Curator of Urban Ecology, Natural History Museum of Utah
Associate Professor, Dept of City & Metropolitan Planning
University of Utah