Graduate research assistantship for fall 2007 or January 2008 ~

18 de junio de 2007

Graduate research assistantship for fall 2007 or January 2008

Ecology, Structure, and Silviculture of Eastern Hardwood Forests

One masters or doctoral level graduate research assistant position
will be available to work on one of the following two projects:
1. Structural characterization and spatial analysis of the overstory
and understory vegetation of mature managed oak forests (botany
skills required),
2. Evaluation of to what extent practicing agency foresters tailor
management prescriptions to fit stated landowner objectives (forestry
degree required).

--B.S. in natural resources of forested ecosystems. Doctoral
students must have an M.S.
--Some familiarity with GIS and statistical data analysis is always desired.
--Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication,
organization, and reliability are extremely important.

Compensation: Full academic year (9-month) support includes tuition
and standard graduate student salary (including benefits) at Penn
State University. Academic year support is guaranteed, pending
adequate progress, for 2 years (3 years for PhD).

Application: Please send the following ASAP to
--Cover letter describing your background, interest in this position,
and professional goals
--Resume showing all prior work experience and indicating GRE and TOEFL scores
--Complete unofficial transcripts
--Names and email addresses of three references (at least two academic)

More information at or contact Eric Zenner
or Jeri Peck (

JeriLynn E. Peck
207 Forest Resources Building, Penn State
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-4508

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