Opportunities through the CW CESU

NPS Scientists in Parks Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Opportunity Type: Research Fellowships
Submission Deadline: March 24, 2024

Addressing Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Challenges Facing America’s National Parks

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 24, 2024.  Please consult individual postings for details.

Original Application Deadline: January 28, 2024.

In partnership with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the National Park Service (NPS) administers the Scientists in Parks (SIP) Fellowship Program that was established to support advanced postdoc science researchers who address urgent natural resource challenges facing national parks. In collaboration with parks, the incoming cohort of six Fellows will conduct innovative research that makes a meaningful impact on the preservation of America’s parks. Pivotal research findings will inform future management actions taken by the NPS and other natural resource agencies and advance regional, national, and global conservation.

SIP Fellows will be funded for three years, which will provide time to conduct innovative research and work closely with NPS employees and other natural resource partners. The fellowship is especially impactful because it includes a communication component to ensure major research findings are communicated to key partners, as well as the public, so that optimal conservation benefits are achieved. If you’re a recent postdoc with a passion for nature and parks and want to use your expertise to advance conservation, we encourage you to apply!

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