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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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Assistant Professor of Forest Business Mississippi 3/25/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include participation in the Department’s teaching, research, and service activities. Teaching will include both undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in forest business for on-campus and Distance Education programs. These courses will focus on topics related to timberland investment, timber procurement, forest operations, forest real estate management, and forest taxation across various spatial scales and forest stakeholder groups, including small-scale nonindustrial private forest (NIPF) landowners and large-to medium-scale industrial clients and organizations (e.g., TIMOs and REITs). The incumbent will have opportunities to develop additional courses as well. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct an extramurally funded research program in the specialized field of forest business covering the items listed above. Candidates with experience in working across diverse forest stakeholder types and understanding their forest asset management needs and constraints will be strongly considered. Service responsibilities will include participating in department, college, and university activities; developing strong mentoring programs for undergraduate and MS and Ph.D. graduate students; and interacting with constituents and professional and industry organizations.

Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D. with a specialization in forest business, timberland investment, timber procurement, forest operations, forest real estate management, forest taxation, and/or closely related fields. All but dissertation (ABD) applicants will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred candidates should have a strong record of scholarly publications, have the potential to secure extramural funding, and show demonstrated experience in teaching both traditional and Distance Education courses. At least one degree from an accredited professional forestry or natural resources-related program is preferred. Strong candidates will have an extensive background in timber procurement, forest consulting, timberland investment management at NIPF landowner and forest industry levels, timber and non-timber forest markets, market risk analysis, forest taxation, and financial decision making.

Departmental Profile
The Department of Forestry is one of three departments in the College of Forest Resources and the Forest and Wildlife Research Center at Mississippi State University. The faculty has diverse teaching, research, service, and extension/outreach expertise, in the specialties of forest biology and watershed management; forest economics, outdoor recreation, natural resource management, and policy; forest measurements, biometrics, and spatial technologies; and wood supply systems. The Department has two undergraduate degree programs, Forestry and Natural Resource and Environmental Conservation, accredited by the Society of American Foresters with ~180 undergraduate students and ~40 graduate students in both on-campus and Distance Education programs. The University’s John W. Starr Memorial Forest (+8,000-acre research and teaching forest), the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, and the USDA Tombigbee National Forest are located in close proximity to the University and used for teaching, research, service, and extension/outreach activities.

Mississippi State University is a Carnegie Very High Research Activity (R1) institution and a land grant university with a strong connection to the state-wide Extension Service. The University is located in Starkville, a medium-sized college town in northeast Mississippi (www.msstate.edu/web/about).

Screening ol applicants will begin April 15, 2020 and will contlnue until a suitable applicant Is found. Applications must be made through the Mississippi State University Employment opportunities website via the link http://www.msujobs.msstato.edu/ (PARF Number 499878). Applicants should also send (fn a single pdf} a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (for all degrees)(please redact social security number if It appears on transcript), a brief statement of research and teaching Interests, and complete contact information for three professional references lo:

Dr. Ian Munn (lam1@msstate.edu)
Chair, Forest Business Search Committee
Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS 39762-9681

Apply By:6/25/2020

Posted By: KBrasher

MS Graduate Research Assistantship Mississippi 3/16/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Mississippi State (Starkville), Mississippi

Job Description:

Conduct research on trace element microchemistry in calcified structures of Gulf Sturgeon. Research will involve coordination with field collection of water and fish tissue samples, modeling predicted movement and associated uncertainty based on chemical changes in calcified tissues, and directed laboratory studies using live sturgeon utilizing fish husbandry skills. The student is anticipated to start July 2020 or as negotiated.


Bachelor’s degree in fisheries, aquaculture, comparative physiology, ecology, biology or related field with competitive GPA and GRE scores. Research experience is preferred. Application review will begin 4/1/2020 and continue until a suitable applicant is found.


Stipend, tuition waiver, health insurance fee

Apply By:4/20/2020



Please email a cover-letter, copy of your CV/resume, unofficial transcripts, GPA, GRE scores and names and contact information for three references to Dr. Peter Allen, peter.allen@msstate.edu

Posted By: Peter Allen

Lecturer (2) Arizona 3/16/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Northern Arizona University

Job Description:

The School of Forestry is seeking to fill two (2) teaching intensive positions from this advertisement. Teaching loads are the equivalent of four courses per semester. Although the area of expertise is open, we are seeking an individual with a strong background in general forestry, who can teach courses with both lecture and field components and at all levels in our undergraduate forestry program. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach or co-teach, at a minimum, the following courses: Watershed or Recreation Management, Forest Management or Forest Planning, and Forest Economics. Depending on qualifications, teaching one or more courses in the area of wildland fire science and management is a possibility. Teaching responsibilities may also include online or hybrid (online and in-person) courses. Research and other forms of scholarly activity are not an expectation for this position, and release time will not be allocated for them.

Minimum Qualifications
Master of Science degree in forestry, natural resources, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in forestry.
  • Ph.D. in forestry, natural resources or closely related field.
  • A record of college- or university-level teaching, or teaching assistant experience.
  • Expertise in both ecological and management applications of forestry.
  • Practical field experience in forestry or natural resource management.
  • A demonstrated commitment to student success and to working successfully with students from under-represented groups.

General Information
Our well-equipped facility jointly houses the School of Forestry, the Ecological Restoration Institute, Centennial Forest (education and research forest), and a unit of the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. Our location in the ponderosa pine forests of Northern Arizona and our proximity to life zones ranging from Sonoran desert to alpine tundra provide an ideal place to teach and conduct research. Our unique undergraduate program is nationally recognized for its integration of disciplines and forest resources through team teaching. The School of Forestry offers B.S., M.F., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Northern Arizona University has a student population of 31,073, including approximately 23,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.

Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.

While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.

With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.

The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.

For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage.

$52,000 - $55,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.

If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Submission Deadline
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2020.

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 604899, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Application must include: (1) a letter of interest highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial graduate transcripts of all college level work; and (4) names and contact information for three professional references (phone number, email, and address). Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

For more information, please contact Dr. Andrew Sánchez Meador, Search Committee Chair, School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86011-5018; phone: 928-523-3448. Email: andrew.sanchezmeador@nau.edu

Apply By:4/10/2020

Posted By: KBrasher

Extension Assistant Professor Florida 3/16/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:University of Florida

Location:Gainesville, Florida

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities
This is a 12-month position that will be 60% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service), 40% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), and available in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. The position is not tenure accruing. Duties will include developing a robust outreach (Extension) program aimed at forest landowners, forest products companies, and associated stakeholders in forest business/forest economics. Example outreach programming topics could include: developing markets for forest products and services; assessing costs, benefits, and financial implications of different forest management scenarios; long-term trends in costs, product prices, and other economic data; forest land appraisal; assessing the availability of silvicultural contractors, logging firms, and related; and/or the taxation of land, forest products, and ecosystem services. The faculty member will seek contract and grant funding to support their outreach program.

Teaching duties will include offering undergraduate and graduate courses on topics including forest economics and management, natural resource economics and valuation, and related subjects. The faculty member will mentor undergraduate and graduate students by serving on graduate committees, supervising extension projects involving students, and chairing graduate student committees if relevant. The faculty member will be also be expected to: participate in curriculum revision and enhancement; seek funding for the teaching program where appropriate; publish teaching-related scholarship; produce learning tools; and engage in professional development activities related to teaching and advising. Faculty are encouraged to support and participate in the CALS Honors Program, distance education, and international education.

Qualifications Required: Either a master's degree plus 10 years of relevant experience, or a doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in forest economics, forest business, or a closely related discipline. Significant experience with topics related to forest business, economics, forest markets, taxation, land appraisal, or related topics. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, forming and working in partnership with industry, agencies, and organizations. Candidates must be supportive of the Land-Grant system mission. Candidates must also have a commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.

Preferred: Demonstrated ability to procure extramural funding to support Extension programming.

Employment Conditions
This position is available June 1, 2020, and will be filled as soon thereafter as an acceptable applicant is available. Compensation is commensurate with the education, experience, and qualifications of the selected applicant.

Nominations are welcome. Nominations need to include the complete name and address of the nominee. This information should be sent to:

Please refer to Requisition # 60325

Timothy A. Martin, Chair, Search and Screen Committee University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Box 110410 Gainesville, FL 32611-0410

Telephone: 352-846-0866
Facsimile: 352-846-1277
Electronic Mail: tamartin@ufl.edu

Application Information

  • Individuals wishing to apply should go online to http://apply.interfolio.com/75096 and submit:
    • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualifications relative to the credentials listed above
    • Full resume/curriculum vitae
    • Statements of:
      • Teaching and/or mentoring philosophies (or teaching portfolio, if applicable)
      • Experience and potential for working with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. Describe how you would develop outreach/Extension projects that would address the forest business/economics-related issues of stakeholders.
      • Commitment to diversity (knowledge, track record, and plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion)
    • (as 'other document') Names and contact information for at least 3 references, preferably who can speak to the applicant’s teaching, mentoring, and outreach experience.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).


Apply By:6/16/2020

Posted By: KBrasher

Associate Director of Forestry Services Colorado 3/13/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Colorado State University

Location:Fort Collins, Colorado

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Associate Director of Forestry Services functions as a Senior Level Manager reporting directly to the Director/State Forester of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and will serve as Acting Director in the absence of the Director when needed. As a member of the CSFS Leadership Team, the Associate Director of Forestry Services shares the responsibility for all services performed by the CSFS and will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction and long term objectives and goals for the CSFS

The Associate Director will provide leadership, program oversight, coordination and administration of statewide forestry service programs, policies, and procedures in the Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, and Southeast Areas of the State. The staff that they oversee are responsible for programmatic budgets ranging from $200,000 to 1.5 million, totaling over 2.5 million and spanning multiple years of funding. They are responsible for coordinating with the Director and other Associate Directors to ensure agency staff is keeping current with emerging forestry science. Additionally, they are responsible for planning the work to be assigned and accomplished by staff, and establishes production or quality standards for the staff’s work.

Purpose of the Department/Work Unit. The Forestry Services Division of the Colorado State Forest Service provides professional forestry services to forest landowners in three primary functional areas that directly contributes to the agency’s mission: forest planning and implementation, communications and communities, and science and data management. The Forestry Services Division is also responsible for all administrative and operational program oversight of field operations.

Description of the Department / Work Unit. The Forestry Services Division is one of five
administrative divisions that work to carry out the mission of the Colorado State Forest

Decision Making: The Associate Director for Forestry Services is responsible for all day-today
decisions regarding the programmatic oversight of the planning and execution of
programs under their direction including program administration and management, and fiscal
accounting. The Associate Director also participates in higher level program and policy
decisions affecting CSFS as a member of the CSFS Leadership Team. They are responsible
for establishing the strategic direction and long term objectives and goals for the CSFS and
for analyzing financial resources to ensure CSFS program objectives are met.

Position Supervises: This position directly supervises four Area Managers and may
supervise additional professional, administrative or hourly personnel.

Applicants are expected to possess demonstrated knowledge of and relevant ability with,
culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Irregular work hours and periodic long days, evening and weekend service, occasional off-site and field project program review, and periodic overnight travel.
  • This position will need to be able to address a broad range of issues that have a short time
    frame for response – often less than 24 hours.
  • Successful applicants must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s
    license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree (or greater) in forestry, natural resources, geography, or related biological or physical sciences will be considered.
  • Five years of progressive experience in the administration of forestry and natural resource-related programs.
  • Four years of experience in direct management of staff with demonstrated ability to manage personnel, budgets, daily operations, and/or specialized projects.
  • Successful applicants must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

Desired Job Qualifications:

  • Post graduate, training and/or education in forestry, natural resources, geography, or related biological or physical sciences is highly desired.
  • Experience with local, regional, and national interests, concerns, issues, and goals related to forestry and natural resources management.
  • Experience with field level natural resource and land management operations sufficient to advise staff from many natural resource disciplines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with diverse groups and individuals including technical experts, managers and resource staff at all levels of the agency to advise on and promote program goals and objectives.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with individuals both within and outside an organization to facilitate accomplishment of program goals.
  • Experience with group facilitation and problem solving techniques to plan and conduct workshops, meetings, and training for resource and technical professionals.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience with organizing staff and resources to carry out division responsibilities through integrated work planning and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of training and employee development principles and practices to ensure a well-trained and qualified workforce agency wide.
  • Experience with direct supervision of permanent employees, setting and evaluating performance standards, and ensuring professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively in teams, advancing outcomes with internal staff, external partners, and cooperators.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and at a high level of proficiency.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: CSFS Leadership (50%)

  • Serve as a member of the CSFS Leadership Team that provides vision and direction to the Director of the CSFS in order to develop short and long term strategic plans, objectives and goals.
  • Reviews analysis of financial resources to ensure CSFS program objectives are met. The Associate Director must be able to consider solutions for competing resources; using best practices to achieve success with limited resources. They will also participate in CSFS annual work planning across all program areas.
  • Develop CSFS policy and practices to ensure consistency in program delivery.
  • Consult on personnel actions: hiring prioritization, compensation analysis, performance reviews. Provide guidance and direction on CSFS staffing needs and direction.
  • Regularly represent the CSFS at external meetings with partners and cooperators.
  • Provide high-level guidance and coordination to the CSFS Management Team, as needed, to facilitate a coordinated effort between the Leadership Team and Management Team members.

Program Administration (25%)

  • Provide leadership, oversight, coordination and administration of statewide forestry service programs, policies, and procedures and advises agency Leadership on current emerging issues affecting field operations. The position will work collaboratively with CSFS customers and partners to meet these program delivery needs. This position will also require strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and excellent communication abilities.
  • Oversee staff who are responsible for programmatic budgets ranging from $200,000 to 1.5 million, totaling over 2.5 million and spanning multiple years of funding.
  • Coordinate with the CSFS Director and other Associate Directors to ensure agency staff is keeping current with emerging program issues. Facilitates training opportunities as needed to bring this knowledge to CSFS staff.

Supervision (25%)

  • Plan the work to be accomplished by staff, assigns work to employees, and establishes production or quality standards for the staff’s work, including but not limited to:
    • Approve personnel documents and timekeeping.
    • Establish and communicate guidelines and performance requirements to employees.
    • Conduct formal performance reviews.
    • Mentor direct reports and other division staff in the development and review of programs in association with evaluating employee performance.
    • Identify and provide for the developmental and training needs of employees.
    • Assures full compliance with safety policies and procedures.

Appointment and Benefit Information about Position: This is an Administrative Professional position at Colorado State University. Insurance benefits are provided, and administrative professionals may select from several options for medical, dental, life, and personal disability insurance, as well as retirement plans. Full-time administrative professionals earn a full 24 days of vacation and another 15 days of sick leave annually, and have access to additional benefits, such as free employee study privileges of up to 9 credits per year at Colorado State University, and/or a 50-percent reduction of tuition costs for Spouse/Partner and children. CSU does offer Domestic Partner benefits.

Application Information. When applying with the Colorado State Forest Service, applicants are requested to submit the materials listed below through an online process at http://csfs.colostate.edu/employment/.

Search Contact: For questions about this position or the application process, please contact Tina Little at csfs_jobs@mail.colostate.edu or 970-491-8662.

Required Application Materials: A complete application consist of: 1) Cover Letter, 2) A résumé, 3) Professional References, 4) College transcripts of your forestry, natural resources, geography, or related biological or physical sciences degree

All of these materials must be received for applications to be considered complete by closing date.

Please address how you meet both the required and desired qualification in your cover letter. Please allow at least three weeks for us to review your application materials and determine those candidates we plan to invite to interview. If you are not selected for an interview, we will send you notification when the process is complete. Should you be invited to an in-person interview, the Colorado State Forest Service will cover all reasonable travel expenses per candidate. At the time of on-campus interviews, application materials of finalist candidates will be made available to Forest Service and other relevant constituents. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.


$80,000, commensurate with experience

Apply By:6/13/2020

Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Intern Texas 3/5/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc

Location:Jasper, Silsbee, Diboll, Texas

Job Description:

<p>Possible job duties: Painting boundary lines, sale tract setup, inventory cruising, expose to "Life Cycle of Working Forest", and other duties as assigned.&nbsp;</p> <p>This program is from June through August.</p>

Required Education:

Student must be finishing junior year, majoring in Forest Management, and have a reliable truck.


$15 hour

Reimbursement for work miles at IRS rate ($0.575 a mile)

Apply By:5/31/2020

Phone:(936) 829-6300



702 N Temple Drive

Diboll, Texas 75941

Posted By: Kasey Alexander

Forester Alabama 3/5/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:McKinley and Lanier Forest Resources

Location:Northport/Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Description:


Foresters will engage in field and administrative work associated with managing private forestland and carrying out contract forestry services.


We are a private forestry consulting firm that manages timberland for non-industrial private landowners and provides contract services to timber companies, REITs, TIMOs, and institutional landowners. Our core operating area is West Central Alabama, but we occasionally work on projects all over the southeastern United States. See our website for more details about the history of our firm and what we do.


Required Education:

A degree from an accredited institution in Forestry, Forest Management, or field of study that requires coursework in Dendrology, Silviculture, and Forest Measurements. 2 year degrees are required for Technicians and 4 year degrees are required for Foresters.

Foresters must be able to become registered in the state of Alabama once Board requirements are met.

Required Experience:

Work experience in the field
of Forestry is beneficial, but not required. Experience with forestry software
mentioned above as well as experience with Trimble Nomad data collectors is
also preferred but not required. Employees must demonstrate an ability to use
Microsoft Windows operating system and basic Microsoft Office products.


Prospective employees must
be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently, often in remote
rural areas and in adverse conditions. They must also be physically fit and able
to safely, efficiently, and effectively carry out work duties in rugged terrain
and harsh weather conditions. They must be able to safely operate 4 wheel drive
vehicles in off-road situations and safely load/unload and operate ATV’s. They
must also be able to safely use self-recovery winches, hand tools, and forestry
tools, and effectively navigate new and unknown regions, landscapes, and
properties. They must be able to maintain and keep up with company equipment. Prospective
employees must have good oral and written communication skills, and good
organization skills. They must be honest and have a good work ethic. Required production
goals will be established and monitored


Salary is commensurate with
education and experience, but is competitive with the industry. Employees
receive health and dental insurance, and 401K with company matching after 1
year of employment. Employees are provided with a company vehicle. All work and
travel expenses are covered by the company.

Apply By:5/15/2020




3610 Watermelon Road, Suite 105, Northport, AL 35473

Posted By: Bruce Lanier

Ph.D. Assistantship - Seafood Marketing Mississippi 2/19/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Stoneville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center (TCNWAC) at Stoneville, Mississippi, U.S.A. has a Ph.D. assistantship available to study various marketing aspects of the U.S. farm-raised catfish industry. Catfish is the largest finfish species raised in the United States. The project envisions to 1) evaluate the dynamics of sales and price patterns for catfish products and their close substitutes in key U.S. retail markets; 2) analyze the factors influencing markets for catfish products by evaluating the responses to price, sales, and demand; and 3) utilize the scanner data to support catfish industry segments in improving their marketing decisions. In addition, there will be other opportunities to work with TCNWAC researchers on production-oriented projects, providing a breadth of research and field experience that is atypical for most graduate programs. This position is ideal for candidates who wish to gain experience in aquaculture marketing and quantitative economics. The successful applicant will be receiving a terminal degree from the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture under the College of Forestry Resources.

Required Qualifications: Masters’ degree in Aquaculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Fisheries Sciences, or related areas with a GPA >3.5. The GRE and TOFEL must be taken but there is no specific score required for acceptance. The candidate should possess exemplary organization and communication skills, a strong work ethic and the ability to work alone and as part of a team in less than ideal environments.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful applicant will employ various quantitative econometric principles in this project. Research experience in areas of aquaculture marketing and economics are ideal. Applicants should have a background in aquaculture marketing, production, and or farm management and should have evidence of productive scientific communication (journal publications/conference presentations).

Terms of Position: The selected applicant will begin project work from Fall 2020 for a support period of three years, with the provision of additional support conditional upon the performance of the student in graduate studies and grant/ departmental funding. All research works will be based at the TCNWAC, Stoneville, Mississippi. Assistantship include $23,500/year and tuition waiver.

Application Deadline: While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates need to submit their application to the Mississippi State University Office of the Graduate School and abide by graduate school requirements and deadlines specific to Fall 2020 admissions. An online application is mandatory for enrollment at Mississippi State University. Hence, interested candidates should act promptly by visiting https://apply.grad.msstate.edu/

How to apply: Interested candidates should send an email with the subject line “Ph.D. applicant, Aquaculture Marketing” to Dr. Ganesh Kumar (gkk27@msstate.edu) containing the following items: Curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of purpose, copy of transcripts, copy of GRE & TOFEL scores and at least two letter of recommendation from someone who can evaluate the applicant’s capacity for graduate research.


$23,500/year plus tuition waiver.

Apply By:4/30/2020



Posted By: Ganesh Kumar

Inventory Forester Multiple States 2/20/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Progressive Timber Resources, LLC

Location:Varioius, Multiple States

Job Description:

Progressive Timber Resources, based in Monticello, AR is a provider of forestry contract services to companies across the southeastern United States.  Our primary focus is providing inventory data to our clients.  In addition, we also provide timber marking services to a select group of clients as well as assisst some private landowners in the management and marketing of their timber.

The job does require travel, sometimes for an extended period of time.  Vast majority of the time is spent in the field.  We have an very unstructured work schedule as our job is weather dependent.

Required Education:

Would prefer a BS in Forestry, but an associates degree with an outstanding work ethic will be considered.

Required Experience:

It is expected that the individual will have held some type of job in the past in which you worked as an employee for a business of some type and received some sort of tax statement at the end of the year.  Work experience in forestry is not necessarily required.


Prefered that the individual know the basics of timber cruising and tree identification.

Must be able to pass a drug test at all times-no exceptions.

Must be able to work alone and unsupervised once properly trained.

Must be able to stay focused and complete a project on time without fail or excuse.

Must be able to travel, sometimes for extended periods.

Must have the physical ability to work outside, alone, unsupervised, in normal and extreme weather conditions of heat and cold.


Pay is production based.  The average candidate is expected to make in excess of $60,000 per year, with exceptional individuals easily exceeding that.

A mileage program is also used to pay for the individual's own truck.

Apply By:4/20/2020



Posted By: Bobby J Roberts Jr

Assistant/Associate Professor South Carolina 2/18/2020 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Clemson University

Location:Clemson, South Carolina

Job Description:

Clemson University’s Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation is pleased to announce that we have an Assistant/Associate Professor Position open in the field of Biometrics. The position is a 12-month appointment with responsibilities in teaching (75%) and extension (25%). The anticipated starting date is August 15, 2020. Application information are available at https://apply.interfolio.com/74245

Apply By:8/15/2020

Posted By: KBrasher