PhD Fellowship Announcement
Fellowship: Three Ph.D. fellowships are available starting no later than Fall 2017 at Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia. Research will concentrate on forest economics, management, and planning. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or native residents of U.S. territories. Underrepresented minorities and first generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply. Students will be responsible for organizing and analyzing data, preparing technical reports, presenting research findings at professional conferences, and drafting peer-reviewed publications. Students also will serve as teaching assistants for related classes at Warnell School and/or Terry College of Business. General information about these fellowships can be found at http://warnell.forestry.uga.edu/nnf/.
Stipend: This Ph.D. research assistantship includes a stipend of approximately $24,500/year for up to three years and a tuition waiver. Student will pay miscellaneous fees (about $1,117/semester) to the University.
Application: Please contact Drs. Mei, Bettinger, and Siry regarding these assistantship opportunities. To apply, we need your personal statement, CV, copies of academic transcripts, GRE scores, and three letters of reference. Details of the graduate program at the Warnell School including the application process and requirements can be found at http://warnell.uga.edu/grad/index.php.
Qualification: Passion for forest economics, management, and planning. Bachelor’s degree in economics or forestry is preferred. Master’s of Science degree is recommended. Quantitative skills are strongly desired. Student must be able to work as part of a team and be willing to collaborate with others at the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business.
|Richard Bin Mei||Pete Bettinger||Jacek Siry|
|Forest finance & economics||Forest management & planning||Forest economics & management|
|(706) 542 5448||(706) 542 1187||(706) 542 3060|
University of Georgia: The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea grant institution comprised of 17 schools and colleges founded in 1785. It has ~35,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.
Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources: The Warnell School (www.warnell.uga.edu) is a professional school with 54 faculty, 200 undergraduates, and 174 graduate students, founded in 1905. The School offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Forest Resources, Master of Natural Resources, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Majors in the School include forestry, fisheries and wildlife, natural resources recreation and tourism, and water and soil resources. The School has a 740-acre forest less than 10 minutes from campus and 23,000 acres of forestland across the state for teaching and research.
Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business: The Center (www.ugacfb.com), housed in the Warnell School, was established in 1997 to integrate the business aspects of forest production and processing with the biological and ecological expectations of sustainable production. The Center provides timely, relevant education, research and service programs to business and industry leaders, forest landowners, and students. Its mission is to provide national leadership in education, research and service to forest industry and private landowners in these areas: the integration of sound forest business principles and practices with contemporary biological and quantitative methods to achieve sustainable forest production; the investigation of forest resources and forest industry alternatives that are economically competitive in the global marketplace; and the proposal of market-based solutions to forest resource problems and opportunities.
Download PDF: Warnell GRA announcement NNF – 2016