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April 6th, 2021

Temporary vegetation field technician, Niwot Ridge LTER

Job Description

Do you love plants? Want to spend your summer working outdoors in the mountains? Join us at our high-altitude research site above Boulder, Colorado at the University of Colorado’s Mountain Research Station. The Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site is hiring a vegetation field technician for the summer of 2021.

The Vegetation Field Technician will assist with vegetation surveys, plant biomass harvests and general plot maintenance in long-term experimental plots in the alpine tundra. Most of the work will be done outdoors, in the alpine tundra, and much will require accurate plant species identification in plots from a range of long-term projects established to detect and document changes in alpine vegetation in response to various and changing climatic conditions. Some work will also be done in the laboratory and entering data. Accepting applications through Monday, April 12. Download this PDF flyer to learn more. View and apply for the position on the CU Jobs website.


Jennifer Morse
Climate Technician
(Office) 303 492-8841