PhD Assistantship: Forest management, planning or economics – Georgia

Agency
University of Georgia
Location
Athens, GA
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
24,500
Start Date
01/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
10/01/2017
Website
https://www.warnell.uga.edu/national-needs-fellowship
Description
One Ph.D. fellowship is available starting no later than Spring 2018 at the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia. Research will concentrate on forest economics, management, and/or planning. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or native resident of U.S. territories. Underrepresented minorities and first generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply. The graduate student will be responsible for organizing and analyzing data, preparing technical reports, presenting research findings at professional conferences, and drafting peer-reviewed publications. The student also will serve as a teaching assistant for courses within the Warnell School and/or Terry College of Business. General information can be found at www.warnell.uga.edu/national-needs-fellowship. This Ph.D. research fellowship includes a stipend of approximately $24,500/year for up to three years and a tuition waiver. The student will need to pay miscellaneous fees (about $1,117/semester) to the University. Students must be able to work as part of a team and be willing to collaborate with others associated with the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business. Details of the graduate program at the Warnell School, including the application process and requirements, can be found at https://www.warnell.uga.edu/graduate.
Qualifications
Candidates should have a passion for forest economics, management, and planning. A Bachelor’s degree in economics or forestry is preferred. A Master’s of Science degree is recommended. Quantitative skills are strongly desired.
Contact Person
Dr. Pete Bettinger
Contact Phone
706-542-1187
Contact eMail
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