Postdoc Position in Wood Identification // 1 April 2021The US Forest Service Wood Identification & Screening Center (WISC) at Oregon State University invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in stable isotope and botanical provenacing for a two-year position in Corvallis, OR. A successful candidate will join WISC, a wood identification forensic service provider and research laboratory with specialization in mass spectrometry. The main goal of WISC is to support enforcement of the U.S. Lacey Act and Endangered Species Act with respect to the timber trade. Illegal logging is the third largest transnational crime. Incumbent will work with WISC staff to make decisions about the training and methods development needs for bringing globally tested SIRA techniques for timber origin authentication to WISC. Incumbent will develop and share research ideas with WISC staff for collaborative decisions on research pursuits that further methodologies for timber origin identification.
Institution: US Forest Service Wood Identification & Screening Center (WISC) at Oregon State University
Duty station: Corvallis, OR, USA
Closing date: 1 April 2021