A graduate research assistantship is available for an outstanding MS student in the area of forest resource management and economics in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation at Clemson University. The incoming student will have an opportunity to consider a research project in areas of forestry contribution analysis, modeling economic trade-off of alternative forest management practices, and ecosystem services and valuation of urban forests in South Carolina. The incoming student will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data, publishing peer-reviewed articles, and assisting the Forestry and Wildlife Resources (FWR) team on current and emerging issues in forest resource management and economics.
Clemson University is a land and sea grant research university located in Clemson, South Carolina. Information about the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation is available at http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/departments/fec/.
A B.S. in forestry or an equivalent program is required. The candidate must be able to work independently, but also collaborate with various interest groups. Applicants will be evaluated based on a combination of GPA, GRE scores, experience, and interest. Students with strong quantitative skills will be given preference. The position will remain open until filled.
This position provides up to 2 years of funding for a half-time (20 hours per week) research assistantship with a tuition waiver. The assistantship includes a student stipend of $17,000 per calendar year. Send a copy of your CV or resume, college transcripts, GRE scores, a statement of interest, and contact information with two references to the address below (electronic package preferred).