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Ph.D. Position in Ecosystem Services of Managed Wetlands

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Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University, S Franklin St, Mount Pleasant, MI, USA

Date added to AEES Website:

April 24, 2023

Date to remove from AEES Website:

August 1, 2023

About the Role

PhD Position in Ecosystem Services of Managed Wetlands

Central Michigan University
Earth and Ecosystem Science Program, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

We are seeking a Ph.D. student to quantify the ecosystem services provided by managed wetlands in Michigan. Specifically, the student will monitor hydrology, water quality, and greenhouse gas fluxes in wetlands under different management regimes. This position will involve extensive field work, laboratory soil and water quality analysis, data analysis, and numerical modeling. The student will be jointly supervised by Drs. Roderick Lammers, Don Uzarski, and Amanda Suchy. The target start date is August 2023. This research assistantship includes 4 years of stipend and tuition. The student would be enrolled in the interdisciplinary Earth and Ecosystem Science Ph.D. program at Central Michigan University ( The ideal candidate will have a BS (MS preferred but not required) degree in environmental engineering, environmental science, biology, or a related field. Research experience on water quality and soils analysis and/or modeling is preferred.

Interested students should submit: 1) a resume or curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information of at least 2 references; 2) a letter summarizing research interests and skills relevant to this position; and 3) an unofficial copy of transcript(s). This position is open until filled.

To apply or for more information, please email Dr. Roderick Lammers (

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