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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

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 12/27/2019 +
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Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

  • Expand knowledge of our products, their applications, and the markets that we serve within all parts of the catalog
    • Look at every question as a learning opportunity
    • Seek opportunities to use get hands on experience with product
    • Assemble and disassemble products as necessary
    • Compare and contrast features on similar products so you can highlight the differences when asked
    • Read product labels, instruction manuals, parts lists, repair manuals, etc.
    • Read product reviews and other relevant articles in trade magazines
    • Research on the internet
    • Collect technical information and product literature at tradeshows
  • Create a good filing and information system
    • Instructions
    • Articles
    • Parts lists
    • Product Labels and MSDS sheets
    • Vendor contacts
    • Internet links and helpful sites
  • Offer New Product ideas or suggestions
    • Review the workings of products and make recommendations for improvement
    • Pass on customer feedback to new products personnel
    • Pass on repetitive special requests to new products personnel
    • Pass on information collected at tradeshows
  • Help with special projects
    • Project Google
    • Tech Tips
    • Frequently asked questions
    • Newsletter
    • Suggestive selling ideas
    • Workshops
  • Help other departments solve issues or problems
  • Write catalog correction memos
  • Catalog and other literature proofing
    • Thoroughly review and edit catalog routes with special attention to new product added
    • Make close review that all catalog correction memos have been handled properly
    • Review for technical accuracy
  • Attend tradeshows
    • Do preshow paperwork as needed in a timely manner
    • Review previous year’s report and paperwork as needed
    • Travel to shows and setup exhibit displays
    • Network with customers and vendors alike
    • Seek out all types of opportunities for Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
      • New product opportunities
      • New niche market opportunities
      • Media opportunities
      • Internet opportunities
      • Sales and bid opportunities
      • Peco opportunities
      • Other tradeshow opportunities
    • Complete post show task
      • Inventory adjustment forms
      • Complete convention expense reports in a timely manner
      • Complete and route convention reports in a timely manner
      • Outline and distribute follow up tasks to appropriate personnel
    • Be preparing for future advancement by seeing everything that’s done as an opportunity to learn more about the company

Required Education:

Position REQUIRES a Forestry degree or degree in a natural resource field.

Skills:

Offer second-to-none technical support

Answer technical line phone calls and voice mail center, tech e-mails, and letters.

Seek answers and solve problems

Recommend products for specific applications

Consult with vendors for technical information

Support other departments with technical advice


  • Special orders

  • Customer Service

  • Sales

  • Counter Sales

  • Creative

  • Receiving

  • Internet



Coordinate with other technical staff a workable system for responding to e-mails, voice mails, and scheduling lunches to ensure the technical line is covered at all times

Consult with customers at the back counter as needed

Salary:

Based on experience


Apply By:3/27/2020

Phone:601-354-3565 ext703

Email:barlowd@forestry-suppliers.com

Mailing:

Forestry Suppliers, Inc. 


P.O. Box 8397


Jackson, MS  39284-8397


Posted By: Deborah Barlow

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