Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

The College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU) enjoys a century-long reputation as a leader in forestry research, teaching, and extended education.  Currently the College has about 190 graduate students, including approximately 35 international students from all over the world.  The College offers graduate degrees in four distinct areas, administered by three separate departments. About 75 faculty members teach at the graduate level, and the College employs more than 300 faculty, staff, and support personnel. In addition, we manage about 14,000 acres of College Forests, most of it within minutes of campus.   

CoF News

OSU’s Starker Lecture Series to focus on Douglas-fir

Oregon State University’s annual Starker Lecture Series will focus this year on the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic tree – the Douglas-fir – which had its first major planting 100 years ago.(more)

Steens Aspen

Trent Seager, FES PhD Candidate, was featured in a recent episode of the OPB program Oregon Field Guide. He spoke about Aspen trees and the Steens ecosystem, which he studied for his MSc and PhD at OSU.(more)

Siuslaw National Forest transition from timber to ecology to be focus of April 2 public meeting

On April 2, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, JIm Furnish will participate in a panel discussion on the dramatic shift in forest management. The meeting is open to the public and will include the premier showing of a new 25-minute documentary, Seeing the Forest, by... (more)

Graduate Program Announcements

Mar 30, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position: Future Scenarios of Landscape Change in New England Review of applications begins on March 30th, 2015 The Harvard Forest invites applications for a post-doctoral research position to contribute to a multi-institutional study of future land-use scenarios and their consequences on ecosystem functions and services in New England. The successful candidate will   (more...)

Mar 30, 2015

A postdoctoral position is available at the USGS Southwest Biological Science Center in Flagstaff Arizona. The successful applicant will work with a collaborative team including scientists at the USGS, the US Forest Service and the Universities of Maine and Vermont on a research project investigating how forest ecosystems respond to climate change and climate variability.   (more...)

Mar 30, 2015

The Nature Conservancy is hiring a full time 3-year term Forest Ecologist to be located in John Day, Oregon. POSITION SUMMARY The Forest Ecologist is responsible for providing scientific support and leadership to the Blue Mountain Forest Partners, the Harney Co. Restoration Collaborative and Umatilla Forest Collaborative Group, coordinating   (more...)