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Urban Forester/Technician Mississippi 6/2/2020 +

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Organization:Fulgham Inc

Location:Tupelo, Mississippi

Job Description:

Fulgham’s Inc. (FI) is an established urban forestry management company that provides arboriculture-based consulting and maintenance services regionally in the southeastern United States. FI has several job openings for arborists in Arkansas and Mississippi.

Position Description: The open position is for an Urban Forester/Technician. Within this position; the employee will be expected to thoroughly learn all aspects of our daily operation including best management practices for tree inventories, tree risk assessment, plant diagnostics, consulting reports and management plans; and aid in completion of sales and service. The employee will be expected to continually train as a consulting arborist and eventually manage a sales territory in Mississippi.

Desirable Employee Traits: The desired traits that Fulgham’s Inc. is looking for include but are not limited to:

  1. Friendly. Our main job is to be a friend to our clients.
  2. Passion for communicating with clients and developing long term relationships.
  3. Self-motivation and self-management.
  4. Passion for trees and outdoors
  5. Hard work ethic (this is not a 9-5 job; it is seasonal and sometimes requires long hours.)
  6. Knowledge of mechanical issues and not afraid to learn to fix equipment.
  7. Excellent computer skills.
  8. Willingness to travel when necessary.
  9. Excellent grades and positive references from former employers.
  10. Experience in urban forestry and gis mapping.

Salary: Startup salary is based on experience, certifications and license obtained. Pay increases will come with the growth of sales revenue in addition of job experience, more knowledge, and more certification within the field of arboriculture.

Please send resumes to David Fulgham at david@fulghamsinc.com Please call my cell number 662.255.5127 if you have any questions. I always appreciate your questions and concerns.

Apply By:9/2/2020

Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Research Assistant (MS and Ph.D. positions) Mississippi 5/26/2020 +

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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Two graduate research assistantships are available in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University (MSU). The successful applicants will be involved in multidisciplinary projects in the field of timber engineering. The Master of Science (MS) program applicant will be involved in computer simulation work on wooden joints, while the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program applicant will carry out a project on the development of preservative-treated cross-laminated timber panels. The successful applicants will be funded during the study periods (i.e. 2 years for MS program and 3 years for Ph.D. program) with competitive stipends, tuition, fees, and insurance.

The applicants of both programs must:

  • Possess undergraduate and graduate degrees relevant to the topic of the study, preferably in civil (structural) engineering and/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 an excellent team-player

The MS program applicant must:

  • Have experience in finite element modeling using ABAQUS

The Ph.D. program applicant must:

  • Have experience in wood composite manufacturing

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of two referees by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Hyungsuk Lim h.lim@msstate.edu . The review of the applications will start on May 18th, 2020, until the position is filled. The expected enrollment in the program is September 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 (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).

Apply By:8/26/2020

Posted By: KBrasher