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Graduate Research Assistantship Mississippi 2/5/2020 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

One graduate research assistantship position for the M.S. program is available in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University. The successful candidate will be working with Dr. Austin Himes on research broadly within the fields of hardwood silviculture, ecosystem services, biomass production, natures contributions to people (NCP) and/or biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships (BEF).

Qualifications: Applicants should be self-motivated with a strong desire to learn and passionate about forests, ecology, the natural world and people’s relation to it. An undergraduate degree from an accredited university is required. A 3.50 undergraduate GPA and English proficiency are desirable. GRE test report ant TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5 are required for international students.

Salary and Benefits: Master’s Assistantships includes an annual stipend of $15,000 and tuition waiver.

To apply: E-mail a letter of interest, undergraduate transcripts, curriculum vitae and contact information for two references and test scores to Dr. Austin Himes (austin.himes@mssstate.edu). Applicants are encouraged to include project proposals for research ideas they are interested in pursuing.

The assistantship is available starting Fall semester 2020 (August 18). Inquiries about this position are encouraged and should be made directly to Dr. Austin Himes (Email: austin.himes@msstate.edu; Ph: 662-325-42490). Please apply by March 30, 2020. A full application to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University will be required for an official offer to be made. For formal application procedures and forms, visit the Office of the Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu).

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.

Additional Information: Mississippi State University is a land grant university located in Starkville, MS. You can find out more about Starkville and the department of forestry at MSU by clicking these links: https://www.starkville.org/visit/; https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/index.asp


Apply By:3/30/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Research Assistantship (M.S.): Bottomland Regeneration Ecology Texas 1/9/2020 +
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Organization:Stephen F. Austin State University

Location:Nacogdoches, Texas

Job Description:

Position: A 12-month funded research assistantship (M.S.) is available beginning May 2020 under the direction of Dr. Jeremy Stovall and Dr. Rebecca Kidd within the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture (http://atcofa.sfasu.edu/) at Stephen F. Austin State University. SFA (more than 13,000 students) is located in the historic city of Nacogdoches, Texas (population approximately 33,000) within the East Texas Pineywoods Ecoregion. This assistantship includes a stipend of $20,000/year for two years plus health insurance assistance (as needed). Renewal for the second year is contingent upon a satisfactory performance during the first year. Funding is available to support travel to conduct field research and to present research findings at national and regional-level conferences. Although the State of Texas does not allow for direct tuition waivers, out-of-state students awarded assistantships only pay the Texas resident tuition rate. Applicants pursuing a B.S. in Forestry or a related-subject area are highly desired as the graduate student will have the opportunity to assist in teaching laboratories to undergraduates enrolled in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry & Agriculture.

 

 

Desired Qualifications

Applicants with research interests in regeneration ecology, invasive species, restoration ecology, stand dynamics, or other areas of applied forest ecology are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have earned a B.S. in Forestry or a related-subject area by the start date. Applicants must have an overall minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale). If English is not the applicant’s native language, he/she must demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum score required to demonstrate English proficiency on the TOEFL is at least 550 on the paper-based version or 79 IBT (internet-based). Strong communication skills are required in order to be successful in teaching laboratories. Ability to conduct field research in harsh conditions (e.g., heat, insects, standing water, snakes) and maintain a positive attitude is required.

 

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a single .pdf document including:  1) a cover letter detailing your research interests and experience, 2) CV/resume, 3) GRE scores (if available), 4) unofficial undergraduate transcript/s, and 5) contact information for three academic/professional references to Dr. Jeremy Stovall (stovalljp@sfasu.edu) and Dr. Rebecca Kidd via email (kiddkr@sfasu.edu).

 

 


Apply By:3/1/2020

Email:stovalljp@sfasu.edu or kiddkr@sfasu.edu


Posted By: Rebecca Kidd

Graduate Research Assistantship Mississippi 12/18/2019 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

One graduate research assistantship position for the M.S. or Ph.D. program is available in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University. The successful candidate will be involved in the development of novel bio-based adhesives for wood-based composite and products. The nature of the project is highly multidisciplinary, and the candidate will receive technical training in the broad field of biomass processing, polymer science & engineering, and synthetic and bio-based adhesives. The results of the project are expected to find applications in wood, polymer, and biochemical industries.

The candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in wood science/products, agricultural/biological engineering, chemical engineering, materials science & engineering, chemistry, or closely related disciplines relevant to the topics of the study
  • Maintained good academic standing
  • GRE test report and TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5 (required for international students only)

The target starting date is Spring semester in 2020. The expected enrollment in the program is January 1, 2020. The Department of Sustainable Bioproducts will support this project on funding, which will cover graduate student’s stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A full application to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University will be required for an official offer to be made.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume/CV and the names and contact information of two references by email as a single PDF file to Dr. Yunsang Kim at yunsang.kim@msstate.edu. Skype/video interview may be requested and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and the Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).

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.


Apply By:3/18/2020


Posted By: KBrasher