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Graduate Research Assistantship (MS or PhD) Mississippi 7/23/2019 +
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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/).


Apply By:10/23/2019


Posted By: KBrasher

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 7/17/2019 +
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Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Product Support Specialist will handle a variety of responsibilities for Forestry Suppliers, including:

- Assisting customers with product selection and product support and usage training

- Customer support related to activities on website

- Attend conventions/trade shows

- Provide input regarding the selection of new products

- Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials

- Support other departments with product support knowledge: Special Orders, Customer Service, Telephone Sales, Counter Sales, Creative, Receiving, Internet
 

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:

- Integrity of the highest degree

- A utility player mentality who is enthusiastic about learning new skills and generating innovative solutions to solve work challenges and identify opportunities

- A confident, friendly, positive attitude that shows everything you do as a welcome opportunity to learn more about Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

- An ability to treat confidential material appropriately

- Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively

- Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Required Education:

Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree and work experience

Required Experience:

Any work experience related to your chosen field is a plus.

Skills:

- Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree and work experience


- Excellent verbal, personal and computer skills


- Ability to work with a group


- Self-starter and capable of working well alone


- Excellent driving record


- Excellent office and clerical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software

Salary:

Based on experience.


Apply By:8/31/2019

Phone:6013543565

Email:barlowd@forestry-suppliers.com

Mailing:

Forestry Suppliers, Inc. 


205 West Rankin Street


Jackson, MS 39201


Posted By: Deborah Barlow

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 6/13/2019 +
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Organization:Forestry Suppliers

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

Job Description

The Product Support Specialist will handle a variety of responsibilities for Forestry Suppliers, including:

  • Assisting customers with product selection and product support and usage training - Customer support related to activities on website
  • Attend conventions/trade shows
  • Provide input regarding the selection of new products
  • Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials
  • Support other departments with product support knowledge: Special Orders, Customer Service, Telephone Sales, Counter Sales, Creative, Receiving, Internet

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:

  • Integrity of the highest degree
  • A utility player mentality who is enthusiastic about learning new skills and generating innovative solutions to solve work challenges and identify opportunities
  • - A confident, friendly, positive attitude that shows everything you do as a welcome opportunity to learn more about Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
  • An ability to treat confidential material appropriately
  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Desired Skills and Expertise

  • Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree and work experience
  • Excellent verbal, personal and computer skills
  • Ability to work with a group
  • Self-starter and capable of working well alone
  • Excellent driving record
  • Excellent office and clerical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software

The position is located in Jackson, Mississippi, and does require some travel (driving and flying). Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Competitive salary with excellent benefits with a long-time stable company.

How to Apply - https://www.forestry-suppliers.com/careers/careers.php#op-331675-product-support-specialist


Apply By:9/13/2019


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant/Associate Professor Mississippi 6/4/2019 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University (MSU), is seeking applications for a full time, 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. This person will be involved in research, teaching, and service.

LOCATION: This position is on the MSU campus, located in Starkville, Mississippi. A description of the College of Forest Resources (CFR), the Forest and Wildlife Research Center (FWRC), Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES) and the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture can be found at http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/wildlife.

STARTING: Fall 2019 or as negotiated

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture (WFA) seeks a dynamic scholar specializing in wildlife-habitat relationships that yield management applications for public and private stakeholders. Some potential fields of interest include, but are not limited to, species-habitat associations, habitat management and restoration, fire ecology, disturbance ecology, forest ecology, and management of working landscapes. In addition to these areas of interest, we encourage applicants to identify opportunities to build on existing departmental expertise and/or expand the department in new directions. The applicant should be a broadly trained wildlife ecologist that can contribute to a diverse faculty group and demonstrate how their research and teaching program will complement and enrich the department.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be the development of a productive, externally-funded, and nationally/internationally recognized research program, effective mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, and teaching within the WFA program. Teaching responsibilities may include 2-3 undergraduate/graduate courses per year consistent with the candidate expertise and departmental need. The position will be a 50% teaching and 50% research appointment.

Mississippi State University is ranked as one of the top research institutions in the United States. The Carnegie Institute has designated MSU as a "higher research activity" doctoral granting institution. We are also ranked among the nation's top 100 research institutions based on the most recent National Science Foundation survey. The 35-member faculty within the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture leads one of the most productive research programs in the Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University. The department is well-known for its highly collegial and interdisciplinary faculty, post-doctoral fellows, research and extension associates that help make the department one of the premier institutions for applied wildlife and fisheries science in the nation https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/wildlife/. As one of the fastest growing undergraduate programs in the region, our 300 undergraduate students concentrate in wildlife agriculture science, human-wildlife interactions, conservation biology, wildlife veterinary medicine, conservation law enforcement, and wildlife, fisheries and aquaculture science. The department also houses 60 graduate students across a variety of programs, with nearly 100% job placement rate following receipt of a graduate degree. Located in Starkville, MS, Mississippi State is the centerpiece of a growing college town with a vibrant and diverse community and economy, a low cost-of-living, main street family atmosphere and connections to over a hundred thousand acres of national forests, national wildlife refuges, and state recreational lands. For more information on the Starkville community visit: https://www.starkville.org/

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. with expertise in wildlife ecology and/or related discipline. Excellence in communication and organizational skills, peer-reviewed publications, and a commitment to service are expected. The candidate should show the ability to collaborate with diverse scientific disciplines, various stakeholder groups, and federal and state natural resource agencies to support long-term partnerships.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred characteristics include postdoctoral or agency research experience, procurement of extramural funds to accomplish research, mentoring of graduate students, strong quantitative skills and teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on wildlife habitat management and naturally crosses disciplinary lines.

APPLY: Applications must be submitted online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/listing/; position (Job No. 498650) and should include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research philosophy, 4) statement of teaching philosophy, 5) official transcripts, and 6) programmatic vision statement how your research program will build on existing departmental expertise or expand the department in new directions. Letters of recommendation will be requested internally. Please send contact information for three references to:
Angela Hill
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Mississippi State University
angela.c.hill@msstate.edu

For additional information on the position announcement, contact search chair Dr. Kristine Evans (662-325-3167) or email at kristine.evans@msstate.edu


Apply By:9/4/2019


Posted By: KBrasher