Lab openings

GRADUATE STUDENTS: There are currently no vacant graduate student positions.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: There is an opening for an undergraduate student to conduct research in the ponderosa pine forest in Flagstaff, AZ during the summer 2021 field season (May – August).To apply, email David Atkins ( by Friday February 26, 2021 with a copy of your CV or resume, a one-page statement of why you are interested in this REU opportunity, and the names and email addresses for two references. Please use the subject line “REU Application” in your email.


June 2022 – I am searching for a Postdoc in Plant Functional Ecology to work with me and the modelscape consortium at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

Remote work is a possibility. Funding is available for two years.

The postdoc will be part of a larger consortium of 6 faculty and 13 postdocs across three states (WY, MT, NV), where we collaborate on cross-disciplinary modeling projects and provide career development opportunities.

Please email me (  ) if you would like to discuss the open-ended research possibilities, especially if you have data and ideas and just need a salary to pursue them.

Please apply here before July 20:

I am always interested in supporting applications to post-doctoral fellowships, so if you are applying to a fellowship and are interested in working in the lab, please contact me.