________________________________________ From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Alistair Smith [[log in to unmask]] Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:17 PM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Multiple MS and PhD Assistantships - College of Natural Resources – University of Idaho The College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho has several MS and PhD assistantships open for Fall 2017. Current assistantships cover a diverse range of disciplines including: fire ecology, social sciences and policy analysis, natural resource economics, and water resources. Example topics include: adaptation to change in water resources, examining the ecological importance of wildfire refugia, understanding the impacts of drought, wildfire, and other disturbances on communities and the forest products sector, understanding recreational and visitor use of public lands, understanding the ways in which communities adapt and respond to wildfire risk, and understanding different natural resource policy systems and methods of analysis. Several teaching assistantships are also available in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences; Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences; Department of Natural Resources and Society; and in the cross-university Environmental Science Program that is administered by the college. For more information visit: http://www.uidaho.edu/cnr/students/graduate- students/open-ra-and-ta-positions University of Idaho and College of Natural Resources: Established in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s land-grant institution, with a mission of delivering natural resources programs in Idaho. The main campus is located on the beautiful Palouse in the vibrant university community of Moscow, alive with social, cultural, and year-round outdoor activities. University branch campuses are located in Coeur d’Alene, Boise, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls. The College also houses outstanding field stations at the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and McCall, ID, home of the award winning McCall Outdoor Science School, thousands of acres of experimental forest, and is known for its engaged field studies and outreach programs. In 2015, the College of Natural Resources was ranked in the top 10 of Natural Resource Schools by USA Today.