Ph.D. Position in the lab of Dr. Basil Iannone in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC) at the University of Florida starting in fall 2017. The student will contribute to an interdisciplinary, cross-departmental cohort focusing on sustainable and resilient land use. Interests within this group are diverse and include community ecology, geospatial analysis, invasion biology, ecological restoration, hydrology, energy conservation, soil science, and big-data analytics. The student will have the opportunity to work with many faculty and stakeholders to develop interdisciplinary research that applies geospatial analysis to address two over-arching topics: (1) the impacts of land development on natural areas and (2) how to better incorporate ecosystem services and ecological functioning into future land development. Required qualifications: A master's degree in ecology or other related field; interests in applied, interdisciplinary research and spatial ecology; and good writing skills. Desired qualifications: Experience in GIS and statistical analysis. Please email: (1) Letter of Interests stating your research/career interests, how you would benefit from this opportunity, and how you meet the above qualifications; (2) C.V.; (3) unofficial transcripts; (4) copies of your GRE scores; (5) a list of three references who are willing to write letters of support on your behalf; and (6) two representative publications or writing samples (e.g., thesis or reports) on which you are the lead author to Basil Iannone at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Please place "Interested in Ph.D. Position" in subject line. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Please note that official transcripts and GRE scores will be required for admittance into the SFRC. Please see http://sfrc.ufl.edu/academics/graduate for information regarding the SFRC graduate program, including degree options, and application procedures.