M.S. Assistantship; Forest Business Studies in the Southeast US: Arkansas

Arkansas Center for Forest Business, College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Monticello, Arkansas
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
$18,000 per year plus tuition and fees
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Last Date to Apply
The Arkansas Center for Forest Business (ACFB) at the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Arkansas at Monticello, is now accepting applications for an M.S. research assistantship beginning July 1, 2023. An assistantship is available for a self-motivated M.S. graduate student in the area of forest business studies. The assistantship is available for 24 months beginning in the Fall of 2023. The student will work on one of the research projects in forest economics, management, and policy. Topics include, but are not limited to 1) Economic and life cycle analysis of forest carbon in the bottomland hardwood forest region, 2) survey with consulting foresters about forest management, and 3) factors associated with the establishment of forest industries. Application & Additional Information: Graduate program information can be found at https://www.uamont.edu/academics/CFANR/grad-degrees.html. Applicants must apply to the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources at https://cfanr.embark.com/apply/graduateschool2023. You will be required to submit application information, GRE scores, unofficial transcripts, a statement of interest, and three references. Applicants must be admitted to the University of Arkansas at Monticello and apply to the College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources before they can be considered for an assistantship.
Candidates with experience in forest/natural resource economics, policy, or management are highly desirable. It is expected that the applicant will have an undergraduate (BS) in forestry, forest science, or natural resource management. Familiarity with GIS and R is also sought. This research project requires strong quantitative and analytical skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Overnight travel and outdoor work under various climates might be needed. Applicants must have a 2.7 overall undergraduate GPA or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate courses and satisfactory GRE scores. A B.S. degree in a natural resources-related field is also required. Applicants must have a valid U.S. driver’s license or obtain the same within 60 days of starting employment. Overnight travel is required as well as the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
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Dr. Sagar Chhetri
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