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Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 5/11/2021 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University Department of Forestry

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Silviculture Lab in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University is seeking applicants for a funded M.S. assistantship. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Adam Polinko on research topics broadly focused in silviculture and/or stand dynamics.

Candidates that are creative, independent and passionate about silviculture, forestry or ecology are encouraged to apply. The position will likely involve long days in the field as well as behind a computer. Master’s Assistantships are 2-year positions and include stipend ($15,000 annually), tuition waiver and insurance. The start date of the position is Fall 2021.

Required qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree in forestry, biology, ecology, natural resource management or related field

• Ability to meet all admissions requirements to the Department of Forestry M.S. program

• Demonstrated excellence in English (written and oral) communication skills

• Valid driver’s license

Preferred qualifications:

• Enthusiasm for problem solving and data analysis.

• Interest or experience in programming languages such as R and/or python.

Information about the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University as well as admissions criteria can be found at https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/index.asp and http://www.grad.msstate.edu/.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Adam Polinko by emailing a letter of interest, your CV, undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for two references using the information below. Successful applicants will also 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.

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.

Contact Information:

Dr. Adam Polinko

Assistant Professor

Department of Forestry

Mississippi State University

E-mail: adam.polinko@msstate.edu

Phone: (662) 325-3510

Required Education:

A bachelor’s degree in forestry, biology, ecology, natural resource management or related field

Skills:

• A bachelor’s degree in forestry, biology, ecology, natural resource management or related field


• Ability to meet all admissions requirements to the Department of Forestry M.S. program


• Demonstrated excellence in English (written and oral) communication skills


• Valid driver’s license

Salary:

 Master’s Assistantships are 2-year positions and include stipend ($15,000 annually), tuition waiver and insurance.


Apply By:8/11/2021

Phone:662-325-3510

Email:adam.polinko@msstate.edu

Mailing:

Mississippi State University


Attn:  Dr. Adam Polinko


PO Box 9681


Mississippi State, MS 39762-9681


Posted By: Dr. Adam Polinko

Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 4/28/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

 

 

MS Graduate Research Assistantship in Forest Biometrics

Job Description:

One graduate research assistantship for the M.S. in Forest Biometrics is available in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University. The assistantship will include stipend, 100% tuition waiver, and reimbursement for cost of student health insurance policy. The successful candidate will work on an integrated project that aims to develop methods and models to meet the needs pertaining to the evolving resource management objectives; use combination of ground measurement and remote sensing data to understand forest structure and change; and assess trend in forest productivity and change in the southern United States. Results of this research will assist forest managers and policy makers in the region to make informed forest management decisions. The expected start date is Fall Semester of 2021.

Qualifications:

Candidates for this position must have an undergraduate degree in Forest Sciences, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, or a related field. Applicants must have a strong quantitative background with fundamental knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics. Excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Some programming experience using statistical software (e.g., R or SAS) and proficiency in GIS would be preferred.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts and test scores, and the names and contact information of three references by email as a single PDF file to Dr. Krishna Poudel at krishna.poudel@msstate.edu. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A full application to the Graduate School will be required for an official offer to be made.

Additional information can be found at the MSU Department of Forestry website (https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/graduate.asp) and the MSU 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, 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.

 

 

Required Education:

Undergraduate degree in Forest Sciences, Forest Ecology, Forest Management or related field.

Skills:


Candidates for this position must have an undergraduate
degree in Forest Sciences, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, or a related
field. Applicants must have a strong quantitative background with fundamental
knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics. Excellent written and oral
communication skills are expected. Some programming experience using
statistical software (e.g., R or SAS) and proficiency in GIS would be preferred.


Salary:

Tuition remission and monthly stipend


Apply By:7/28/2021

Email:krishna.poudel@msstate.edu


Posted By: Dr. Krishna Poudel

Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant Forest Management and Economics Mississippi 3/18/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University Department of Forestry

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistantship in Forest Management and Economics

Job Description:

One graduate research assistantship for the Ph.D. in Forest Management and Economics is available in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University. The assistantship will include a stipend, 100% tuition waiver, and reimbursement for the health insurance cost. The successful candidate will work on research related to timber supply and carbon markets with the leading timber industry players and the USDA Forest Service. The expected start date is Fall 2021.

Qualifications:

Candidates for this position must have a master’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Forest Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Operational Research. Excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Some programming experience using statistical software (e.g., R or Python) and proficiency in GIS would be preferred.

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, the following application materials must be submitted:

1. A letter of interest (1-page maximum)

2. Resume/CV,

3. Unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

4. English test scores can be provided after the interview

5. Names and contact information of three references

Please send the package as a single PDF file to Dr. Silva and Dr. Tanger at bruno.silva@msstate.edu and smt489@msstate.edu. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A full application to the Graduate School will be required for an official offer to be made. Additional information can be found at the MSU Department of Forestry website (https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/graduate.asp) and the MSU Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).

About the MSU Graduate Forestry Program:

MSU’s department of forestry is unique in terms of its economics expertise and capacity. We currently have seven faculty with forestry economics backgrounds and three more that work extensively with those seven on problems related to forest management and economics. This group is also responsible for the administration of the International Society of Forest Resource Economics Annual Meeting and the committee is comprised of a rotating list of the faculty mentioned above.

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.

Required Education:

Master's Degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Forest Economics, Statistics, Engineering, or Operational Research,

Salary:

Stipend, 100% tuition waiver and reimbursement for health insurance. 


Apply By:6/18/2021

Email:bruno.silva@msstate.edu or smt489@msstate.edu

Mailing:

Mississippi State University Dept of Forestry


Attn:  Dr. Bruno Silva


775 Stone Blvd.


105 Thompson Hall


Mississippi State, MS 39762


Posted By: Dr. Bruno Silva