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Forest Economics

University of Arkansas at Monticello
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An assistantship is available for a self-motivated M.S. graduate student in the area of Forest Economics. The assistantship is available for 24 months beginning in the Fall of 2022. The student will work on a project of “Building relationships with family forest landowners as a pathway to increasing forest planning and certification in the Wester Upper Gulf Coastal Plain”. Some research experience in related area of family landowners, forest economics, and associated data/software analysis skills (e.g., R), as well as good communication ability are highly desirable. It is expected that the applicants have an undergraduate (BS) in forest economics, agriculture economics, or natural resource economics, or other related areas. Over-night travel and outdoor work under various climates might be needed.


Applicants must have a 2.7 overall undergraduate GPA or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate courses and satisfactory GRE scores. A B.S. degree in a natural resources-related field is also required. Applicants must have a valid U.S. driver’s license or obtain the same within 60 days of starting employment. Overnight travel is required as well as the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.



The assistantship is half time and carries an annual stipend of $15,000 plus tuition.


How to Apply:

Graduate program and application information can be found at Applicants must be admitted to the University of Arkansas at Monticello and apply to the College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources before they can be considered for an assistantship. Applicants must submit all GRE scores, official transcripts, a statement of interests, and three letters of recommendation. Please indicate the position number above on all application materials and inquiries. For additional information, please contact:

Contact: Nana Tian


Phone: 870-460-1894;

Office: College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 110 University Court, Monticello, AR 71656;


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