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Graduate Research Assistant (MS or PhD position) Mississippi 5/14/2019 +

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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

One graduate research assistantship is available for a Master of Science (MS) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University (MSU). The successful candidate will be involved in a multidisciplinary project in the field of timber engineering with a focus on durability of mass timber structures. The candidate will be involved in the design of cross-laminated timber (CLT) wall envelope system against environmental and biological degradation. The successful candidate will be funded during the study period (i.e. 2 years for MS degree and 3 years for PhD degree) with an assistantship, plus tuition, fees and insurance.

The candidate must:

  • Possess undergraduate and graduate degrees relevant to the topic of the study, preferably in civil (structural) engineering, architecture, or wood science
  • Previously attained and maintained exceptional academic standing (min GPA 3.0 on 4.0 scale basis)
  • Have a TOEFL score of 79 iBT or IELTS score of 6.5 or better (students with non-English credentials only)
  • Be adaptive to multi-disciplinary research work requirements
  • Be an excellent team-player

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of two references by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Hyungsuk Lim . The review of the applications will start on May 17, 2019 until the position is filled. The expected enrollment in the program is either August 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020.

We thank all of the applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts ( and Office of Graduate School (

Apply By:8/14/2019

Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Wildlife Regional Coordinator South Carolina 5/7/2019 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Location:Charleston, South Carolina

Job Description:

<dt>Job Responsibilities</dt><dd> <p>Under limited supervision, assist with the supervision of staff to ensure all wildlife programs and activities Region 4 including habitat management and species management while maximizing opportunity for our constituent user groups. Assist the Regional Coordinator in mentoring staff, creating supervisor training opportunities, communicating with staff to determine supervisory needs and providing habitat management expertise and guidance in the process.&nbsp; Learn how and which various other governmental agencies or partners need to be involved in the objectives carried out by DNR. Participate in short and long term planning of habitat management, staff needs, grant opportunities, and partner stewardship. Upland management aspects will be included in job duties, but an emphasis on managing wetland habitat/waterfowl is critical. Aid in securing necessary wetland permits and supervise work and reporting under those permits. Quickly learn all aspects of administrative activities and DNR policies and procedures.</p> </dd>

Required Education:

<dt>Minimum and Additional Requirements</dt><dd>
<p>A&nbsp;master's degree in biology, chemistry or wildlife management and four (4) years of experience in fish, wildlife or marine management or research programs; or a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, wildlife management or related technical area and six (6) years of experience in fish, wildlife or marine management or research programs.</p>

Required Experience:

<dt>see below with Education Requirements</dt>


<dt>Preferred Qualifications</dt><dd>
<p>Experience in wetland management in both&nbsp; fresh and brackish water environments and waterfowl management.&nbsp; Ability to supervise a large staff.&nbsp; Ability to communicate with staff and the general public in a positive manner.&nbsp; General wildlife knowledge and habitat management experience in both upland and wetland species.&nbsp; Ability to quickly learn DNR policies, procedures and procurement processes.&nbsp; Ability to work some long hours.&nbsp; Ability to motivate staff and multi-task.&nbsp; Ability to obtain DLEO commission</p>


<div class="term-value">Hiring Range - Min. $48,622.00</div>
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<div class="term-description">Hiring Range - Max.$69,289.00</div>

Apply By:6/6/2019

Email:listed below


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Posted By: Alicia Farrell