[Nwfsc] Silviculturist, Oregon State
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FACULTY RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Position Number 002-999
Location: Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University,
Earliest Starting Date: May 15, 2004
Application Closing Date: For full consideration apply by March 31,
Responsibilities: The incumbent will cooperate in development of a
conceptual model assessing the impact of intensive silvicultural
activities on productivity. Perform literature search, assessing
appropriateness of study results for inclusion in simulation model.
Construct an electronic database of pertinent literature, and construct
an electronic database of parameters and equations gleaned from the
collected literature. Conduct statistical analysis of data gleaned from
literature and produced by various models. Evaluate conceptual model.
Coordinate activities with cooperators. Prepare quarterly and annual
reports for cooperators. Deliver reports on research plans, activities
and results to cooperators and others at meetings. Draft manuscripts for
publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including literature
review and synthesis. Communicate project results and management needs
to cooperators and other. Plan conferences and workshops, give
presentations and prepare posters. Plan meetings, manage budget, respond
to information and assistance requests from cooperators and others,
maintain mailing lists.
Required Qualifications: MS in Silviculture or closely related
discipline. Familiarity with experimental design, experience with
intensive forest management activities. Demonstrated ability to work
independently, utilize library resources, organize information in
bibliographic software such as Endnotes and databases such as ACCESS;
experience running and evaluating output from forest growth and yield
models. Demonstrated ability to analyze complex relationships between
forest management activities and productivity. Demonstrated ability to
construct, organize and manage databases. Demonstrated ability to
communicate results in the form of presentations, scientific reports and
publication in peer-reviewed journals.
Desired Qualifications: Familiarity with meta analysis; demonstrable
commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Employment Conditions: Full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed term faculty position.
Re-appointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Full-time annual salary
is $28,000-$35,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Medical,
dental, and life insurance group plans are available.
For More Information: Contact Klaus Puettmann, Department of Forest
Science, 342 Richardson Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis,
Oregon, 97331-5752; phone: 541-737-8974; fax: 541-737-1393; email:
Klaus.Puettmann at oregonstate.edu or Doug Maguire, Department of Forest
Science, 312 Richardson Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis,
Oregon, 97331-5752; phone 541-737-4215; fax 541-737-5814; email:
Doug.Maguire at oregonstate.edu.
To Apply: Send letter of application with statement of interest, vitae
(resume), examples of your publications if available, unofficial copies
of transcripts, and two letters of reference to: Glenda Serpa,
Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, 321 Richardson
Hall, Corvallis OR 97331-5752. For full consideration send application
materials by March 31, 2004.
Oregon State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer and has a policy of being responsive to the needs of
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