I always say don't go to grad school unless someone is paying for you to go. Here are a couple of opportunities!
University of New Hampshire, funded graduate programs
Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (4-5 years); concentration: environmental economics.
M.Sc. in Environmental Economics (2 years);
M.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences (2 years); concentration: sustainable food systems.
The positions include full tuition, an estimated 9-month academic year base stipend of ~ US $20,000, an additional optional summer stipend (~$6,000), and health insurance. The official start date for the programs and positions is August 19, 2019. A summer research assistantship is also available before the official beginning of the appointments (June or July 2019).
Pre-application screening: Please send the following materials to Dr. Shadi Atallah by email (Shadi.Atallah@unh.edu): (1) Statement of purpose describing your interest in the proposed research projects, demonstrating knowledge of some of the relate literature, and highlighting the related qualifications; (2) Resume indicating your academic preparation, relevant coursework, and research and work experiences; (3) Contact information for three academic or professional references; (4) Copy of all undergraduate transcripts (and graduate transcripts, if applicable), GRE scores, and TOEFL scores (if applicable and especially for positions #1 and #2 that include teaching assistant duties); and (5) a writing sample (thesis chapter or academic paper). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until March 25th at which point pre-selected candidates will be asked to apply to the UNH Graduate School by March 31st, 2019.
1.Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (4-5 years); environmental economics concentration. Where: UNH’s Ph.D. Program in Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science (NRESS). Dissertation topic: Bioeconomics and machine learning for robust integrated pest management decision support systems. Preferred academic backgrounds: B.Sc. and M.Sc. in agricultural, environmental, resource economics; quantitative ecology; ingénieur agronome; computer science.
2.M.Sc. in Environmental Economics (2 years); Where: Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NREN), College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) at UNH; Thesis topic: Bioeconomics of ecosystem services in shade-grown coffee. Preferred academic backgrounds: B.Sc. in agricultural, environmental, resource economics; quantitative ecology; ingénieur agronome; computer science.
3.M.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences (2 years); sustainable food systems concentration. Where: Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems (ANFS), COLSA, UNH. Thesis topic: Production economics of sustainable aquaculture and aquaponics. Preferred academic backgrounds: B.Sc. in agricultural, environmental, resource economics; engineering (incl. ingénieur agronome); computer science.
The Deschutes Land Trust is hiring a Stewardship Associate to join our team and we would appreciate your help in getting the word out. Here is the basic information and more details are available on our website www.deschuteslandtrust.org.
The Deschutes Land Trust is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Stewardship Associate to join its dedicated team! Deschutes Land Trust is committed to conserving and caring for land in Central Oregon and we believe in building a community of staff, board and supporters who come from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences. Applicants should be able to embrace a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. People of color and others from historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
This position is part of a collaborative effort among the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), US Fish and Wildlife Service, Intermountain West Joint Venture, private landowners, and Pheasants Forever to promote working land conservation and restore sage grouse habitat and populations in Deschutes, Crook, and Malheur Counties.
This position facilitates the Prineville and Vale Sage-Grouse Local Implementation Teams, and serves as a liaison between federal, state, and local governments and stakeholders, including landowner and landowner groups, in matters regarding conservation of sage-grouse and sagebrush ecosystems at the local scale. This position is based in Hines and will be an employee of Pheasants Forever (fiscal agent) but will directly report to and receive day-to-day supervision from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.