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School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) is hiring for the upcoming academic year!

To apply, you must be a graduate student in good standing and be making satisfactory progress toward your degree or an incoming grad student starting in Autumn 2024.

To apply, complete the appropriate job application document and submit it using this Google form. 

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Job ads will be removed from the Google folder once a position is filled.

Please review the list of open positions below. If you are interested in a position, please review the applicable job ad (here). If you would like to apply, please fill out the SEFS ASE Application Form and prepare a CV to submit to the google collection site. Note that you will also be asked for a CV or Resume at the end of the application form: please type it in or copy and paste it from your original CV document. You can apply for more than one position, but please submit one application for each position for which you are applying. We will notify students after decisions are reached.

All applications from qualified students will be forwarded to instructors for ranking. Faculty choices are prioritized; but when a student is ranked highest for more than one position, the final matching process will be made by the Executive Committee (Director, Associate Directors, and Administrator).

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Pre-Doctoral Instructors and Teaching Assistants are salaried positions and include tuition waivers and benefits, including GAIP health coverage.

Hourly positions (Reader/Grader, Field Trip Assistant, Lab Support Assistant) do not receive tuition waivers or benefits.

Please check out a list of the different positions we have available below (go here to view the job ad for each position):

*List below is current at time of posting, but jobs are filled on a rolling basis, so if a job ad is no longer listed in the Google folder, then the position has been filled.

Pre-Doctoral Instructors (PDI) (60% FTE, monthly salary $3,939):

Autumn 2024

  • ESRM 250, SEFS 520: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems in Forest Resources
  • ESRM 401, SEFS 501: Forest Ecology
  • ESRM 470: Natural Resource Policy and Planning

Winter 2025

  • ESRM 150: Wildlife in the Modern World
  • ESRM 400:Natural Resource Conflict Management

Spring 2025

  • ESRM 101: Forests and Society
  • ESRM 200: Society and Sustainable Environments
  • ESRM 412: Native Plant Production

Teaching Assistants (TA) (50% FTE, pay dependent on rank, see job ads for breakdown)

Autumn 2024

  • ESRM 101: Forests and Society
  • ESRM 200: Society and Sustainable Environments
  • ESRM 201:Sustaining Pacific Northwest Ecosystems
  • ESRM 210: Introductory Soils
  • ESRM 250, SEFS 520: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems in Forest Resources
  • ESRM 304: Environmental and Resource Assessment
  • ESRM 350: Wildlife Biology and Conservation
  • ESRM 362, SEFS 530: Introduction to Restoration Ecology
  • ESRM 401, SEFS 501: Forest Ecology

Winter 2025

  • ESRM 101: Forests and Society
  • ESRM 150: Wildlife in the Modern World
  • ESRM 200: Society and Sustainable Environments
  • ESRM 250, SEFS 520: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems in Forest Resources
  • ESRM 458: Management of Endangered, Threatened, and Sensitive Species

Spring 2025

  • ESRM 101: Forests and Society
  • ESRM 150: Wildlife in the Modern World
  • ESRM 200: Society and Sustainable Environments
  • ESRM 201: Sustaining Pacific Northwest Ecosystems
  • ESRM 250, SEFS 520: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems in Forest Resources
  • ESRM 304: Environmental and Resource Assessment
  • ESRM 331: Landscape Plant Recognition

Hourly Positions (pay $30.03/hour)

Autumn 2024

  • ESRM 201, Field Trip Assistant (FT): Sustaining Pacific Northwest Ecosystems

Winter 2025

  • BSE 436, Lab Support Assistant (LS): Pulp and Paper Laboratory II
  • ESRM 371, Reader/Grader (RG): Environmental Sociology
  • ESRM 450, Reader/Grader (RG): Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Spring 2025

  • ESRM 201, Field Trip Assistant (FT): Sustaining Pacific Northwest Ecosystems
  • ESRM 410, Field Trip Assistant (FT): Forest Soils and Site Productivity
  • ESRM 426, Reader/Grader (RG): Wildland Hydrology

Questions, email Ellen Adams at sefsmain@uw.edu