BLACKSBURG, Va., May 22, 2014 – Geza Ifju, professor emeritus and founding head of the Department of Wood Science and Forest Products in the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Tech, has died at his Blacksburg, Va., home at the age of 83. Continue reading
The University of West Hungary, the BOKU University and the International Academy of Wood Science are pleased to announce the call for papers for the conference “Eco-efficient Resource Wood”.
Eco-efficient Resource Wood
with special focus on hardwoods
Sopron & Vienna, 2014. (14) 15-18th September
Discover two Cities in the heart of Europe, and meet scientists, young researchers from all over the world, by accepting the invitation of the three organizers!
Title: Assistant Professor of Sustainable Bioproducts
The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a 9–month, Tenure-track, fulltime, Assistant Professor Position with research, teaching and service responsibilities in Department of Sustainable Bioproducts. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and high potential in fundamental science which may include resins, coatings, polymers, adhesion, biotechnology, nanotechnology, engineered composites, chemistry, or similar. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher learning in either wood science/forest products/sustainable bioproducts or an allied scientific discipline such as polymer science, engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, or other as appropriate. Experience is preferred in forest products/sustainable bioproducts or a related field with respect to proposing; securing extramural funding; conducting, producing, and publishing applied and basic research results. Primary responsibilities include: develop and conduct a program of research in forest products/sustainable bioproducts with an emphasis on research and development in adhesives technology, engineering, wood chemistry, or related field; build a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program; collaborate within the Department, College, and University as well as with external stakeholders such as industry, other universities, government and nongovernmental organizations; teach undergraduate and graduate courses as appropriate, advise students, assist in programmatic, curriculum development, and other departmental responsibilities as appropriate. The applicant must demonstrate strong communication skills and will be expected to develop a national reputation in sustainable bioproducts as well as maintain a focus on adding value to state- and regional-based stakeholders. All applicants must apply on line at www.jobs.msstate.edu, complete the Personal Data Information Form, will be required to submit a Cover Letter, Resume, two letters of professional recommendation, and transcripts of all degrees. Official transcripts of all degrees will be required from the successful candidate. Application Reviews will begin July 1, 2014.
Mississippi State University is an AA/EOE.