MF/MSc Dual Degree Opportunity in Global Change Biology

Grad Student Position Details

Project Title
MF/MSc Dual Degree Opportunity in Global Change Biology

Degree Program
MSc (Master of Science)

Supervisor
Uwe Hacke and Andreas Hamann

Professorial Rank
Professor

Department
Renewable Resources

Project Start Date
09/01/2020

Project Description:

Salary: CAN$ 24,000/yr plus benefits. Total funding varies between $6,000 and 48,000 depending on the project and program.

Requirements: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Canada, the European Union, or the United States to qualify for funding.

Dual-degree opportunity: The successful candidate has the option to spend one exchange year in the UK, Germany, or Finland in an English-language MSc program leading to dual Master degrees. For details see the website link below.

Position Summary: The successful applicant will analyze ecological databases, remote sensing data or tree ring records from Europe or western North America to detect and predict climate change impacts on tree growth, plant eco-physiology and demography.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a background or interest in climate change, modeling, GIS, tree physiology, drought response, or dendrochronology.

Keywords
Forestry, Tree eco-physiology, Management, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation, European/Canadian dual degree program

Contact Email
andreas.hamann@ualberta.ca

Other Contact Information
Please send a letter of interest, resume and unofficial transcripts to both uwe.hacke@ualberta.ca and andreas.hamann@ualberta.ca.

Website

https://sites.ualberta.ca/~ahamann/people/pdfs/MSc_Opportunity.pdf

Stipend Amount/year
$ 24,000.00