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Any undergraduate student in the College of Forest Resources may apply for an internship for credit. Students who have an open elective may use the internship course as a part of their program. In addition, full semester internships will only be eligible for three credits, given that other requirements are met. Students can only receive credit for one internship during their undergraduate program.

Students are also required to
  • Be juniors or seniors
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 2.50
  • Apply at least two weeks prior to the pre-registration period of the semester
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Natural Resource Technician Florida 1/10/2022 +
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Organization:SWCA Environmental Consultants

Location:Pensacola, Florida

Job Description:

Overview
SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of cultural and natural resource scientists and planners. Our professionals specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, regulatory compliance, and sustainability services. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has offices throughout the West, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands, and Central-East regions and provides services on projects throughout the U.S. and its territories. Since 1981, SWCA has achieved a national reputation for providing its clients with professional integrity as well as creative solutions based on sound science. SWCA ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer a team-oriented work environment and competitive compensation.

We are actively seeking resumes for qualified individuals for Natural Resource Technician to join our growing Pensacola, FL office. This is an hourly/on-call position that will perform biological field surveys, assist with data collection and data entry, and with report writing for a variety of natural resources projects on an on-call or as-needed basis. The selected individual will be part of the Gulf Coast Natural Resources team supporting various projects in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and across the Central-East Region. We work to support our client's needs across multiple service areas including renewable generation, oil & gas, transportation, site development, and ecological restoration. The position requires the ability to work long hours in harsh conditions and be on the road for several days or weeks at a time.

Responsibilities

  • Assist crew leaders with a variety of natural resources field studies including wetland delineations, stream assessments, vegetation and rare plant surveys, avian and wildlife surveys, aquatics surveys, and wildlife habitat assessments
  • Record data on GPS units and field site forms or other forms
  • Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms
  • Photograph and record appropriate habitat, species, and landforms
  • Operate SWCA vehicles. Ability to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads
  • Assist project managers in data organization, interpretation, and report preparation as needed
  • Adhere to SWCA's safety procedures and standards of scientific and professional ethics

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or related life sciences field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of southeastern flora and fauna preferred.
  • Working knowledge of wetland and riparian plant species identification, wetland soils, and wetland hydrology indicators a plus.
  • Experience in avian surveys or wildlife surveys in the southeastern U.S. are a plus.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn company procedures.
  • Ability to try new, innovative techniques, and to make independent decisions when appropriate to the situation or make adjustments as a member of a team in order to complete tasks in the most efficient and accurate manner.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Willingness to learn, have fun, and grow into increasing responsibilities in a positive work environment.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms. If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 480-581-5378. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. SWCA operates in compliance with all federal, state, and local COVID-19 safety protocols and vaccination requirements. As such, employment at SWCA is contingent upon providing proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or being granted an approved vaccination exemption before starting at SWCA. EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply Here : https://www.click2apply.net/G7XXbzclOLlgF7pnHkLbY


Apply By:4/10/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Land Manager Mississippi 1/6/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Rivers Run

Job Description:

At Rivers Run, it's a belief that a job worth doing, is a job worth doing right. It's the pride of seeing what you do every day, makes a difference on the property - and in yourself. Here at RR, we believe in Family, Honesty, Integrity and Respect. These are the "Core Values" that we live by, and hold each other accountable too.

Rivers Run is not like any other managed property that you will find. We don't have members or paying customers. Following specific habitat and harvest plans, the owner's dream is to create the "Best Hunting Property" in the delta for him, his clients and friends to enjoy. We believe strongly in helping people reach their goals in life. If you give us 100%, we will do everything in our power to help you reach your goals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and improving the PRESTIGE of Rivers Run
  • Improving wildlife habitat
  • Ag farming for wildlife
  • Guiding and filming hunting experiences
  • Maintaining and improving the visual aspect of Rivers Run
  • Maintaining and improving the functionality of all equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Personality
  • Positive attitude and focused
  • Willingness to learn, adapt and grow
  • Knowledge and usage of equipment
  • Basic Ag chemical knowledge
  • Basic deer and duck hunting/management strategies

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Term Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, HSA, Supplemental Insurance, and 401K with matching. Please send resume and wage requirements to: Alane@Gottsch.net or call Alan at (662) 822-7495.


Apply By:4/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Louisiana 1/6/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Bird Forestry

Location:Shreveport, Louisiana

Job Description:

FULL/PART TIME: Full Time

LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and education

DATE OPEN: January 5, 2022

Bird Forestry (BF), a division of Advanced Ecology, Ltd., with offices in Center, Texas and Shreveport, Louisiana, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Forest Management position. The position will involve assisting other foresters, natural resource management specialists and Division Managers with the collection and interpretation of timber inventory and other forest resource related data necessary for the development of sound forest management strategies that will help our clients meet their ownership objectives. The position will be officed out of our Shreveport, Louisiana location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with the set-up and implementation of timber inventories;
  • Assisting with the set-up and implementation of timber sales;
  • nspecting timber harvesting activities to monitor contract compliance;
  • Marking timber;
  • Maintaining boundary lines;
  • Assisting with the preparation of forest management plans, timber appraisals and/or timber sales agreements;
  • Communicating with landowners using both written and verbal skills;
  • Interpreting timber volume data;
  • Becoming proficient in relevant computer applications through training and hands-on experience; and
  • Completing other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: BF requires that candidates have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher, or experience and/or specialized training in forest management operations from an accredited institute that may be substituted for education. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment;
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent jobs while producing quality results;
  • Understanding of basic forest measurement and inventory methods;
  • Basic ability to identify tree species common to East Texas, Louisiana and South Arkansas;
  • Working knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office Applications; and
  • Working knowledge/experience with GPS equipment and applications;
  • Experience with photo/map interpretation and/or data collection;

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will be required to report to the office or a project location on a daily basis. The position will require more than 40 hours per week during times of heavy fieldwork and periodically have work out-of-town that will require overnight stays. The employee will be required to furnish transportation suitable for both in-woods and highway use; however, all work-related miles will be reimbursed at the stated IRS mileage rate.

BENEFITS: Following a sixty (60) day probation period, employees will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Employee Health and Dental Insurance, and

Following a ninety (90) day probation period, employees will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan,
  • Paid Personal Time Off (dependent upon length of employment).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of three references (for contact), and copies of unofficial transcripts for recent graduates. Official transcripts will be required of interviewed candidates. Applications should be sent to Ms. Micah Youngblood (myoungblood@adv-eco.com) and Mrs. Carole Cunningham (ccunningham@adv-eco.com).


Apply By:4/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Associate Dean Alabama 1/4/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Auburn University

Location:Auburn, Alabama

Job Description:

The College of Agriculture (COA) at Auburn University (www.agriculture.auburn.edu/) and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) (www.aces.edu<) are seeking applications for the position of Associate Dean for Extension and Assistant Director for Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Extension Programs. This 12-month administrative position will be located within the COA at Auburn University and fits within the organizational structures of COA and ACES.

The Associate Dean/Assistant Director position reports jointly to the COA Dean and the ACES Associate Director. The position is classified as a tenure-track Extension Specialist with a COA and ACES administrative appointment. This position is a five-year appointment, subject to review. The Associate Dean/Assistant Director will be a member of the COA administrative team and a member of the ACES System Program Team to bring into alignment the programmatic visions and directions of the COA and ACES.

Responsibilities:  The Associate Dean/Assistant Director provides vision and leadership in how Extension, research, academic programs, and other allied programs develop synergy to enhance collaborative research and evidence-based outcomes. The position provides coordination and leadership for Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Extension Programs carried out by ACES in collaboration with the COA, the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (SFWS), and Alabama A&M University. The position is responsible for the coordination and integration of Extension programs that address timely issues in areas such as improving the productivity, sustainability and profitability of the state’s diverse agriculture and horticulture industries, promoting a safe and secure food supply, increasing environmental stewardship, and developing informed consumers.. The Associate Dean/Assistant Director will:

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Department Heads in the College, the SFWS Dean, ACES program units, and County Extension Offices;
  • Serve as a liaison between COA and ACES;
  • Foster entrepreneurial approaches to engage faculty in the pursuit and procurement of revenue through grants, contracts, gifts and fees to expand programming;
  • Mentor new Extension Specialists in COA and SFWS for agriculture, forestry, and natural resource programming;
  • Provide input to Department Heads and SFWS Dean for the evaluation of Extension Specialists and professional staff with ACES appointments;
  • Recommend changes to ensure constant improvement of Extension programming.
  • Lead program needs assessment activities, priority program team plan-ofwork development, delivery of transformational Extension programs, outcome evaluation and Impact reporting;
  • Be responsible for the recruitment, hiring, supervision, mentoring and performance assessment of Regional Extension Agents;
  • Provide leadership to assure program alignment with the annual planofwork and direction set by ACES, COA, and SFWS;
  • Serve as the ACES representative to the Southern Region Agriculture and Natural Resource Extension Program Leaders Network;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to priority program team coordinators and other team leaders;
  • Foster the use of emerging pedagogy and communication technologies, including the appropriate media and social media, to engage new and diverse constituent audiences;
  • Build teamwork through communication with ACES and departmental Extension Specialists, Regional Extension Agents, and others as appropriate.

 

 

Required Education:

See details under required skills

Required Experience:

See details under Required skills

Skills:

Qualifications:
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in a field within agricultural sciences, forestry, natural resources or related field;

Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in leadership, as well as development, delivery, and evaluation of Extension programs that meet the needs of a target audience and create measurable impacts; prior experience as a department head or chair is desired.

Strong working knowledge of current agricultural, forestry, and natural resource management issues in the world, United States and Alabama;

A proactive vision of the future of Extension and the ability to effectively communicate with information users on these matters;

An outstanding performance record in previous employment and a demonstrated commitment to the Extension philosophy and mission;

Proven record in generation of revenue streams to support applied-research and/or Extension
programming;

Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication and a proven ability to interact extremely effectively with faculty, staff, administrators and external stakeholders;

Proven record of Extension leadership and scholarship to be eligible for tenure at the full professor rank in his/her appropriate academic unit in the College of Agriculture or School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Commitment to Auburn University’s core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is
scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Applicants must submit the following in a pdf file format: 1) letter of application; 2) a statement of leadership vision for impactful 21st century Extension programs; 3) a complete curriculum vita; 4) names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of five professional references; and 5) copy of all transcripts showing degree(s) conferred. Apply online at: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/26736

The College of Agriculture is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Our goal is to equip students and employees to achieve their full potential by supporting a diverse and inclusive culture that is welcoming and respectful. In your letter of application, please address how you have supported DEI in the past or your ideas of future support. Additional information about the college’s DEI goals and objectives can be found at the
following link: https://agriculture.auburn.edu/about/strategic-plan-reports/diversity-inclusion-plan/

Only complete applications will be considered. The search will continue until the position is filled, but to ensure consideration for the position, applicants are encouraged to apply by March 1, 2022. Please email questions to Dr. Desmond Layne, search committee chair, at drl0021@auburn.edu

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea and space grant institutions with an enrollment of
more than 30,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The University is located in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama approximately 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, GA and southeast of Birmingham, AL and is about 60 miles from the state capitol (Montgomery). Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Visit www.auburn.edu for more information.

Salary:

Negotiable


Apply By:3/1/2022

Email:drl0021@auburn.edu


Posted By: Amanda Smitherman

Forester Mississippi 1/3/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Position Function: This position, within the Forest & Wildlife Research Center (FWRC), will manage and perform a variety of tasks in support of the research, teaching, demonstration, recreation, and revenue functions of university forestlands and facilities.

Salary Grade: 13
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in managing forest operations on supported forestlands and coordinate these activities to meet the objectives as needed for each property and ensure compliance with Mississippi Best Management Practices (BMP’s) and forestland certification programs.
  2. Manage inventory data collection, data input, and standing data on lands managed by the Office of the Forest Supervisor.
  3. Coordinate regeneration operations including site preparation, planting, release, and survival audits
  4. Assist in management of timber sales including stand layout and preparation, document preparation, bid coordination, and oversite of harvest activities and BMP work
  5. Assist in coordination of maintenance of roads, property lines, signage, gates, and locks
  6. Assist with prescribed fire planning and implementation
  7. Manage recreational activities and related facilities on forestlands
  8. Support the functions of the Forest Supervisor and assist with duties as assigned. Coordinate and/or support special projects and events such as tours, field days, student labs etc.
  9. Maintain professional certifications and associations ensuring continuing educations requirements are met.
  10. Supervise the work and safety of student, part time, and intermittent workers.
  11. Assist with upkeep of the Forest and Wildlife Research Center and the College of Forest Resources buildings and grounds.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an SAF accredited forestry school OR a combination of relevant education and experience Possession of a valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications: At least 2 years of experience in forestry with similar duties and responsibilities as stated above Excellent GIS/GPS skills utilizing modern forestry inventory systems

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with university officials, alumni, friends, and various constituencies of FWRC
  • Strong computing background with demonstrated experience in applying technology to achieve productivity
  • Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., with one often to the point of being objectionable. Injuries may require professional treatment.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Job frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands, and lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Job occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting more than 100 pounds.
  • Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply: https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/en-us/job/503460/forester

Applicants must apply on line at www.jobs.msstate.edu. Applicant must attach a letter of application, resume and complete contact information for three professional references.

Restricted Clause: Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

 


Apply By:4/3/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Product Specialist Mississippi 1/3/2022 +
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Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

Seeking a Product Specialist for a successful forestry company located in Jackson, MS. This position will promote the company, market its products and help educate clients. Some travel to conventions is required for the position. Our client is the leading company in the forestry industry throughout the southeastern US. Benefits include major medical insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, convenient parking, private office, paid holidays and more. Hours are 8:00-4:30 Monday-Thursday and 8:00-4:00 on Fridays. Their 401-K plan is the best that we have ever seen!

Qualifications for the Sales Support Specialist:

  • College degree preferred is Forestry.
  • Proficient in computer software including MS Office, Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • Time Management and organizational skills with ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Willing to work with a team and able to work alone.
  • Telephone communication skills.
  • Efficiently enter data and sales info.

Responsibilities for the Sales Support Specialist:

  • Become proficient in Smartbooks which is the industry software.
  • Various sales cycle support functions:
    • Product Research
    • Customer Orders
    • Emailing proofs
    • Customer Quotes
  • Sales support for the Director of Sales
  • Monitor sales performance through sales tracking tools.
  • Attend tradeshows as needed throughout the year

This is $45k with tons of room for growth!!! If you are enthusiastic and want to get your foot in the door looking for a long-term opportunity with an amazing company, I would love to discuss the opportunity with you! You can reach out to me at (601) 573-9242 or sfields@servicespecialistltd.com


Apply By:4/3/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 12/21/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:MSU Forestry Dept

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

 

The Department of Forestry in the College of Forest Resources at Mississippi State University is seeking applicants for a funded MS research assistantship. The successful candidate will be advised by Dr. Austin Himes in the Department of Forestry and conduct research on biomass production of mixed and mono-clonal plantings of Populus spp. plantations.

 

The student will participate in a DOE funded project aimed at maximizing ecosystem services and productivity of Populus spp. and their hybrids in a biomass for bioenergy plantation system. The student’s focus within the larger project will be quantifying above and below ground biomass production using a combination of destructive sampling and conventional measures (e.g. Height and Diameter). With support from their committee and project PIs, the student will develop allometric equations to estimate total and component biomass from the diameter and height of trees. There may also be opportunities for the student to leverage point cloud data from terrestrial and airborne LiDAR to estimate above ground biomass. The biomass estimates will be used to make comparisons of productivity between monoclonal and mixed-variety plantings.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to work independently and as part of a team in the field, to collect data and samples, process samples in the laboratory as needed, analyze data and communicate results by writing one or more manuscripts suitable for submission to a peer-reviewed journal. The student will also have opportunities to present their research at scientific conferences and in reports to project partners. The position starts Fall semester, 2022. This is a 2-year position that includes an annual stipend of $16,000, tuition waiver and insurance.

 

Skills:

Ability to meet all admission requirements of the Department of Forestry Graduate Program

Valid driver's license or ability to get one

BS in Forestry, Natural Resources or closely related field.

Demonstrated excellence in English (written and oral) communication

Willingness to drive long distances for field work with multiple consecutive overnight stays

Ability to walk long distances encumbered with 30+ pounds of gear and conduct field research in challenging conditions

Experience or willingness to learn R-statistical software

Experience writing peer-reviewed journal publications

Experience with experimental design and quantitative analysis

Experience with Populus spp. or other biomass plantations

Salary:

This is a 2-year position that includes an annual stipend of
$16,000, tuition waiver and insurance.


Apply By:3/21/2022

Phone:662-325-39762

Email:austin.himes@msstate.edu

Mailing:

Austin Himes, Ph.D.
Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University
Box 9681
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Office:353 Thompson Hall
E-mail: austin.himes@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-4249


Posted By: Dr. Austin Himes

Ph.D. Assistantship Mississippi 12/21/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:MSU Dept. of Forestry

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Ph.D. Assistantship: Oak Regeneration in Upland Hardwood Forests at Mississippi State University (MSU)

Deadline to Apply: 3/31/2021

Mississippi State University (Drs. Austin Himes and Joshua Granger)

MSU (Starkville, MS)

The Department of Forestry in the College of Forest Resources at Mississippi State University is seeking applicants for a funded Ph.D. research assistantship. The successful candidate will be advised by Drs. Austin Himes and Joshua Granger in the Department of Forestry and conduct research on oak regeneration in upland hardwood forests of northern Mississippi.

The student will conduct 3-4 controlled and replicated experiments testing specific hypotheses related to concerns about declining oak regeneration and changes in forest composition and structure in these systems. The experiments will also act as demonstrations for teaching and area outreach. The student is expected to take on an ongoing study testing the interactions of fire and an invasive annual grass on oak seeding survival and growth compared to other tree species along a fire tolerance/shade tolerance gradient. The student will initiate a new study focused on the combined effects of leaf litter composition and seed predation on germination of oaks and competitor tree species. The student will also develop 1-2 additional studies based on their interests.

The successful candidate will be expected to work independently in the field to establish experiments, collect data and samples, process samples in the laboratory as needed, analyze data and communicate results through multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, presentations at national and international scientific conferences and reports to project partners. The position starts Fall semester, 2022. This is a 3-year position that includes an annual stipend of $20,000, tuition waiver and insurance.

Required qualifications:

  • Ability to meet all admission requirements of the Department of Forestry Graduate Program
  • Valid driver's license or ability to get one Masters degree in forestry, natural resources, environmental science or related field (exceptional students with B.S. may be considered)
  • Demonstrated excellence in English (written and oral) communication
  • Willingness to drive long distances for field work with multiple consecutive overnight stays
  • Ability to walk long distances encumbered with 30+ pounds of gear and conduct field research in challenging conditions

Interested candidates should email Drs. Austin Himes (austin.himes@msstate.edu) and Joshua Granger (joshua.j.granger@msstate.edu) a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position, a resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for 3 references. If you have taken the GRE general test, please provide your unofficial results with your resume/CV.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience or willingness to learn R-statistical software
  • Experience writing peer-reviewed journal publications
  • Experience with experimental design and quantitative analysis
  • Experience or understanding of forest ecology and/or silviculture

Successful applicants will be required to apply to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The application deadline for 2022 fall enrollment is August 1 (domestic) and May 1 (international).

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Mississippi State University, please contact the Department of Human Resources Management at telephone: (662) 325-3713 or ada@hrm.msstate.edu.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact the Department of Human Resources Management at (662) 325-3713 or ada@hrm.msstate.edu. Upon request, sections of this job listing are available in large print, and readers are available to assist the visually impaired

Required Education:

Masters degree in forestry, natural resources,
environmental science or related field (exceptional students with B.S. may be
considered)

Skills:

Required qualifications:

Ability to meet all admission requirements of
the Department of Forestry Graduate Program

Valid driver’s license or ability to get one

Masters degree in forestry, natural resources,
environmental science or related field (exceptional students with B.S. may be
considered)

Demonstrated excellence in English (written and
oral) communication

Willingness to drive long distances for field
work with multiple consecutive overnight stays

Ability to walk long distances encumbered with
30+ pounds of gear and conduct field research in challenging conditions

Preferred
qualifications:

Experience or willingness to learn R-statistical
software

Experience writing peer-reviewed journal
publications

Experience with experimental design and
quantitative analysis

Experience or understanding of forest ecology
and/or silviculture

Salary:

This is a 3-year position that includes an annual stipend of
$20,000, tuition waiver and insurance.


Apply By:3/21/2022

Phone:662-325-4249

Email:austin.himes@msstate.edu

Mailing:

Mississippi State University


PO Box 9681


Mississippi State, MS 39762


Posted By: Dr. Austin Himes

Forester Mississippi 12/14/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:TimberCorp

Location:Brandon, Mississippi

Job Description:

We are looking to hire a forester to work in our Brandon, MS office.

Contact:
Richard Stringer
TimberCorp, Inc.
6193 Henderson Road
Brandon, MS 39042
601-591-4006
www.timbercorp.net


Apply By:3/14/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Illinois 12/7/2021 +
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Organization:The Morton Arboretum

Location:Lisle, Illinois

Job Description:

Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity loss, natural resources management, and urban life through the Center for Tree Science REU Program, Tree Science in the Anthropocene, funded by the National Science Foundation.


Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program may apply for this nationally competitive fellowship. Participate in a paid, intensive 10-week summer program to conduct an independent research project under the guidance of a PhD-level mentor. Research areas include: evolutionary biology, ecosystems ecology, conservation biology, urban forestry and tree care, computer modeling, and engineering solutions.


Gain direct experience on all aspects of a research project, from reading the primary literature, experimental design, collecting and analyzing data, to presenting the results at a final symposium. Develop critical thinking, independence, self-confidence, perseverance, and collaborative skills. Interact with REUs from other Chicago institutions, and benefit from workshops on science communication, ethics, and professional development. Learn skills you can apply anywhere. The Center for Tree Science also offers opportunities to return to continue your work.

 

The 2022 program dates are May 31 through August 5. Participants receive a $6,000 stipend, housing, and travel assistance. Applications are accepted December 1, 2021, through February 4, 2022. Click HERE to apply.

Skills:

Students participating in the National Science Foundation-supported REU program must be:




  • Citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions.

  • Currently-enrolled undergraduate students, not graduating before fall 2022.

  • Able to participate from May 31 to August 5, 2022.


Salary:

Participants receive a $6,000 stipend, housing, travel assistance, and small research budget. 


Apply By:2/4/2022

Phone:630-725-2495

Email:ccarrier@mortonarb.org

Mailing:

The Morton Arboretum


4100 Illinois Route 53


Lisle, Illinois 60532


Posted By: Fellowship Coordinator