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Natural resource graduate adjunctships

Louisiana State University

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The School of Renewable Natural Resources is seeking M.S. and Ph.D. candidates for Gilbert
Foundation Graduate Research adjunctships. These adjunctships are available to students
concentrating in the study of forestry and closely related areas. Research areas could include
forest management and economics, wood science and technology, forest biometrics, silviculture,
forest hydrology, wetland forests, hardwood regeneration, ecophysiology, forest genetics, and
forestry-related wildlife and fisheries management and conservation.
Annual stipends are generous and include a full tuition waiver and student fees. Master’s degree
candidates must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.25 for last two years. Ph.D.
candidates must a have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.6. Verbal and quantitative scores of the
GRE should be at least 310 with at least 153 and 144 on the verbal and quantitative sections,
respectively. The writing score must be at least a 4.0. Performance on the GRE will be evaluated in
combination with GPA, letters of reference, and other evidence of the applicant’s potential success
in pursuing a graduate degree and representation of the Gilbert Foundation ideals.
Louisiana State University is a comprehensive Research I institution enrolling more than 28,000
students. The campus is located in south Louisiana, 60 minutes from New Orleans, close to
Louisiana’s Cajun country, and in the heart of the state’s abundant forestry, wildlife, and fisheries
The School of Renewable Natural Resources has a teaching, research, and extension faculty of
30, which includes adjunct professors of the US Geological Survey’s Louisiana Cooperative Fish
and Wildlife Research Unit. The faculty in the School is committed to innovative teaching, state-of-
the-art research, and quality extension programs designed to train well-rounded natural resource
professionals. Graduates of the School are employed in private industry, and state and federal
natural resource agencies, but many choose to continue their graduate education.



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Baton Rouge, LouisianaUnited States

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How to submit the application:
For more information about graduate studies in the School of Renewable Natural Resources you
are encouraged to visit the School’s web page ( and the Graduate School
web page ( Interested candidates should send a letter of interest
summarizing your credential that includes a statement of possible research interest commensurate
with level of graduate study. Also include names and email address for at least two references and
copies of academic transcripts. The committee will meet February 15, 2019 to evaluate candidates.
Awardees will then apply for admission for the Fall 2019 semester with a separate application to
the Graduate School.
Send application materials via email or United States Postal Service to
Dr. Thomas Dean
Professor and Gilbert Committee Chair
227 Renewable Natural Resources Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
(225) 578-4216


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