College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Natural Resource Job Postings

 *Please be aware that some announcements may have changed due to COVID-19 response. Please contact appropriate person for each posting to assure these positions are still available.* 

ReLeaf Michigan - DTE Foundation Fellow: Project Forester. Ann Arbor MI. Deadline: Friday, August 7!  

Forestry Position on the Huron Manistee National Forest. Mio, Michigan. Interest Form must be filled out and sent in by August 7. 

 M.S. position available, Clemson University, SC. No deadline indicated. 

Forestry Technician Timber Sale Prep – Lead Timber Marker, GS-0462-6/7. Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests. Deadline: October 30. 

 A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum Student Worker. Please send your resume to Patty Cobin at No deadline indicated. 

Master’s and PhD positions in quantitative forest insect ecology. Toronto (UofT) and Montreal (McGill and UQAM). To apply, please send a short letter of motivation, a current CV, recent transcripts, and the names of two references as a single PDF to Dr. Patrick James at patrick.james@utoronto.caStart Date: January 2021. Application deadline: August 31, or until suitable candidates are found

Natural Resource Specialist, Forestry. Jefferson County, CO. Deadline: August 9. 

M.S. Opportunity at Purdue University: Chestnut oak decline and mortality. No Deadline indicated. 

 Forestry Tech (TS Prep). Ottawa National Forest. 

Ph.D. assistantship to study interspecific competition between shrubs, forbs, and planted conifer tree seedlings in northern Idaho. University of Idaho. Begins January 2021. Click link for full description and how to apply. 

Service Forester. South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Open until filled.  

PhD position in Forest Resilience under Climate Change: Funded. Interested students should contact Ché Elkin ( or Kristen Waring ( for further information on this research opportunity and position.  Applicants for this position will be asked to send a letter of interest, detailed CV, transcripts, and names of 3 references to Dr. Ché Elkin (   The start date for this January 2021, or possibly September 2020 for Canadian or American applicants.

Seasonal Biological Science Technician (Insects & Disease). Flagstaff AZ. No deadline. 

PhD Assistantship: Forest Ecosystem Responses to Apalachicola River Slough Restoration. University of Florida. Open until filled. 

Metcalfe Forestry Co. Forester Position. Grayling MI. No deadline indicated. 

VanOss Forestry Services LLC. Forester or Forestry Technician. Crystal Falls MI. No deadline indicated. 

PhD position at Michigan Tech. Tree Improvement Techniques and Social Acceptability. Review of applications begins May 20 and will continue until position is filled. 

Summer Research Assistant in Plant Ecology at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Colorado. Study from the Campbell lab at the University of California at Irvine. Open until filled. To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for two references to Dr. Diane Campbell at

Half semester paid research project: Estimating tree cross-sectional area using 3D LiDAR. No deadline given. 

Forest Ecology Paid Field Assistantship. Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. Undergraduate (or recently graduated) student to work as field assistant in long-term experiment involving temperate forest response to fire, windstorm, deer, and earthworm invasion. Send questions or a resume to Samuel Reed at

MS Assistantship, Louisiana State University Ag Center.

Northern Arizona University/University of Northern British Columbia, Ph.D Forest Resilience Under Climate Change- open until filled

Grossman Forestry, Summer Forestry Internship- open until filled

Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor), summer interns- open until filled

Great Basin Institute. Aquatic Ecosystem Monitoring, Ecological Restoration, Environmental Outreach and Education, Forestry and Fuels Reduction, Vegetation Research and Monitoring, Wilderness and Recreation Management, Wildlife Studies and Habitat Assessment. No deadline specified. Jobs continuously posted.