No extramural funding is currently available for graduate students. Applicants willing to apply for fellowships should contact Dr. Nelson to discuss possible projects and funding sources. Potential opportunities include:
No extramural funding is currently available to hire postdocs. Applicants willing to apply for fellowships should contact Dr. Nelson to discuss possible projects and funding sources. Potential opportunities include:
Internships are available at the Central Appalachians Stable Isotope Facility at the Appalachian Laboratory, Frostburg, Maryland for students interested in learning how state-of-the-art stable isotope instruments work and are used to investigate diverse questions in fields such as ecology, biogeochemistry, hydrology, and paleoecology. Applicants must have a background in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Ecology, or similar field, data processing skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to work closely with others in a lab environment, and eagerness to learn the methods and applications of stable isotope analyses. To apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your GPA, major, and interest in this position.
Community college, undergraduate, and K-12 educators
Science faculty at community colleges, predominantly undergraduate institutions and K-12 schools who are interested in actively participating in ongoing or proposed NSF-funded research in Dr. Nelson’s lab are encouraged to contact Dr. Nelson. Opportunities may be available through NSF’s Research Opportunity Award (ROA) and Research Experience for Teachers (RET).