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PhD Graduate Assistantship in Weed Science at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR

Type of position Graduate Research Assistantship
Employer University of Arkansas
Location Fayetteville, Arkansas
Salary $22,000; additional $10,000 fellowship may be available dependent on GRE scores
Benefits A competitive assistantship, all tuition and fees are waived, and individual health insurance is available through the University of Arkansas.
Closing date of competition As soon as a suitable candidate is found.
Date position available Dependent on candidate
Description of duties The graduate assistantship will focus on Palmer amaranth and the resistance mechanisms within confirmed PPO-resistant populations, as well as confirming resistance to other modes of action. Additionally, the student will develop sound practices in the field to mitigate resistance to other modes of action within PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth. The student is expected to publish findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals.  There will be opportunities to present results in professional meetings and scholarly activities relevant to the training needs and career goals of the candidate.
Qualifications sought The preferred candidate must hold or be currently working towards an MS degree in weed science, agronomy, agroecology or other related fields. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of weed physiology and preferably have some knowledge of row-crop production systems. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to support farming community through research, an excellent work ethic, ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team, ability to conduct independent research, and proficiency in English language (written and oral). This position requires travel to research fields and a valid driver license is required. The candidate must meet all requirements for admission to the University of Arkansas.
Contact for additional information Dr. Jason Norsworthy, jnorswor@uark.edu, 479-575-8740
Application procedure
Submit what 1. Curriculum vitae
2. A copy of academic transcript (most recent)
3. Contact details of three referees
4. GRE Scores
Submit to Email documents to jnorswor@uark.edu
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