Forest Stewardship Council Recognizes Conservation Champions Awards Celebrate Leaders Creating Change in the Marketplace NEW ORLEANS – At a time when many organizations are building strategies around environmental and social responsibility, the Forest Stewardship Council lauded a dedicated group of leaders in an awards ceremony at Greenbuild 2014. Co-hosted with the World Wildlife Fund and Green Sports Alliance, the 10th Annual Design & Build with FSC Awards also added the first FSC Leadership Awards, which were given to organizations and people who have long championed forest conservation and leveraging markets to promote stewardship. “Like salmon swimming upstream, the award winners ...

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.  Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free work place. Position Overview: The Process and Formulation Material Specialist will work with Formulation Scientists to support the formulation development from bench-top experiments to commercial launch.  This position requires a broad base knowledge ...

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The School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences (SAFES), at Clemson University is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with specialization in forest resource management and economics. The position is a 12-month appointment with the majority of responsibilities in Extension with some teaching. The anticipated starting date is in early 2015. Clemson is a Land-Grant university situated in the Piedmont of South Carolina. The successful candidate will develop a statewide extension program that promotes best practices to landowners and managers while being cognizant of current and emerging issues in forest resource management and ...

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The School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position in Forest Ecology, with a split assignment in teaching and research. The position is located in the School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences at Clemson University in Clemson, SC. Clemson is a land-grant university situated in the Upper Piedmont of South Carolina, USA. In addition to the 1,400-acre campus the school has access to 18,000 acres on the University Forests and Farms near Clemson and 16,000 acres of land on the coast on Hobcaw Barony, both devoted to teaching, research, and outreach. ...

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Department of Wood Science & Engineering Oregon State University 119 Richardson Hall Corvallis, Oregon 97331-5706 Faculty Position The Department of Wood Science & Engineering seeks a creative and innovative faculty member for a position as Assistant Professor of Architecture and Wood Design. The position will become available July 1, 2015. This is a 9-month, tenure-track position. The incumbent is encouraged to increase his/her base appointment/salary by seeking supplemental funding through other activities outside of their approved position description. Responsibilities Research and Creative Work: Candidates are expected to pursue a well-defined research and creative practice agenda with a commitment to sustained ...

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One PhD candidate graduate position is available for a multidisciplinary project at the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University. The successful candidate will be involved in a highly multidisciplinary research and will receive training in biomass chemistry, chemometric modeling, and development of bio-based resins. The proposed project is in close collaboration with industry and focuses on development of lignin-based bioproducts for application in coatings and adhesives. The results of this study are expected to find application for lignin (by-products of pulp and paper, and bioethanol industry) while developing sustainable raw materials for polymer industry. The candidate should have: ...

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