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PhD Fellowship - Forest Economics, Management, and Planning

Employer:
University of Georgia, School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Assistantship
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Athens
Job Description:

One Ph.D. fellowship is available starting no later than Spring 2018 within 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.

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. 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.

Miscellaneous:

A decision will be made on October 1, 2017. Applicants must have completed the application process by this date.

Salary:
This Ph.D. research fellowship includes a stipend of approximately $24,500/year for up to three years and a tuition waiver. Students will need to pay miscellaneous fees (about $1,117/semester) to the University.
How to Apply:

Contact Pete Bettinger. E-mail: pbettinger@warnell.uga.edu. Phone: 706-542-1187.

Deadline: