Position Title: Economist Location: Portland, OR (downtown) Reports to: Director of Economics Research FSLA: Exempt OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES The primary responsibility of the Economist is to conduct applied economics research on a range of topics related to plantation forestry in developed and emerging market countries in support of the company’s investment and forest management activities. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES  Provide regular forest products price and market analysis based on independent and third-party research for a range of products including traditional forest products (e.g., logs, lumber, panels, pulp) and biomass  Maintain a database on product prices, consumption, production and trade in all ...

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Graduate Research Assistantship: One Ph.D. graduate assistantship is available starting in Fall 2016 at Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia.  Research will concentrate on timberland investment evaluation incorporating biophysical and financial risks.  Student will be responsible for organizing and analyzing data, preparing technical reports, and drafting peer-reviewed publications.  Student also will serve as teaching assistants for finance and economics classes at Warnell School and/or Terry College of Business.

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Doctoral or Masters Student Recruitment-Fall 2016 Forest Products Marketing & Business Development School of Renewable Natural Resources Louisiana State University Agricultural Center  For FALL 2016, The Louisiana Forest Products Development Center at Louisiana State University is soliciting graduate research applications for either a M.S. (2 years) or Ph.D. (4 years) degree candidate to work with Dr. Richard Vlosky, Director, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center and Crosby Land & Resources Endowed Professor of Forest Sector Business Development. The Forest Products and Business Development Program offers a multi-disciplinary approach that provides students an opportunity to develop practical skills and academic depth in ...

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Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), Polymer Chemist School of Packaging, Michigan State University The School of Packaging (www.packaging.msu.edu) in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Polymer Chemistry/Synthesis. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position with research/teaching/service (50%/40%/10%) assignment. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program with a focus on using renewable materials to produce polymers for packaging applications with an emphasis on novel feedstocks such as carbon dioxide, insects, and plants to provide novel bio-based packaging materials with enhanced functionality and ...

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