Graduate Assistantship offered at Clemson University
Position: The Turfgrass Pathology and Nematology program within the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Clemson University is looking for a Ph.D. student to study root infecting pests in turfgrass systems. The graduate student will become familiar with aspects of plant pathology along practices that enhance soil microbial health to promote turfgrass survival. This position will offer hands-on experience in emerging tools for integrated pest management in the laboratory, controlled growth facilities, and field settings. The Pee Dee region offers broad exposure to plant biotic and abiotic issues and members of the program will have ample opportunity to present research findings at local, regional, and national meetings.
Location: Pee Dee Research and Education Center, Florence, SC
Background: US Citizens from under-represented minority groups with M.S. degree from an accredited university, preferably with experience in agriculture and/or life sciences. Previous education and/or work experience with turfgrass, plant pathology, plant physiology, weed science, or soil science is desirable.
Stipend: A competitive stipend is available to support graduate student living, tuition, and supplies.
Start-date: August 2022
Contact: For more info, contact Dr. Joseph Roberts at email@example.com. Please email your current curriculum vitae, research interest, relevant coursework, GRE scores, and contact information for 3 references