The Forest Ecology Research Group is always looking for strong candidates for graduate and post-graduate research. Please send CV and cover letter detailing research interests and experience to Dr. Jennifer Baltzer.

We also often hire undergraduate students – either as Co-op students or as part-time research assistants. Please reach out to Emma Sherwood (FERG lab coordinator) at, with a cover letter and resume, if you would be interested in working in our lab. 

Post-doc opportunity in forest ecosystem responses to climate warming in the Yukon: 
We are seeking an ecologist to lead the expansion of a large, long-term collaborative project on measuring and forecasting warming-induced vegetation changes in northwestern Canada. This would be a 3-year position, starting as soon as possible, with fieldwork commencing in summer 2024. More details can be found in the job posting linked below.



For more information regarding the Forest Ecology Research Group at Wilfrid Laurier University, please contact Dr. Jennifer Baltzer.

Mailing Address

Forest Ecology Research Group
c/o Dr. Jennifer Baltzer
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5