The Davis Forest Health Lab at Colorado State University is recruiting a PHD student to start work in the Spring or Summer of 2022. This NSF-funded position will focus on plant-insect interactions between bark beetles and spruce trees in alpine ecosystems of the southern Rocky Mountains, with an emphasis on tree chemical defenses and responses to water stress. The position is fully-funded for 4.5 years and includes a stipend (rate negotiable depending on experience), tuition expenses, and a generous research budget. The ideal candidate will have an MS degree or research experience in a subject related to forest entomology, chemical ecology, or plant physiology.
Interested applicants please inquire directly with the PI via email at: seth.davis(at)colostate.edu.