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M.S. Research Assistantship in Weed Science with Mississippi State University in Stoneville, MS

Type of position Graduate Student Assistantship. Non-Tenure Track
Employer Mississippi State University
Location Stoneville, MS
Description of Location We are located at a branch Research Station of Mississippi State University, in Stoneville, MS.
Salary Competitive
Benefits Tuition and health insurance
Closing date of competition July 2021
Date position available June 2020
Description of duties

Seeking a motivated student with interest in weed Science for a graduate assistantship within the Plant and Soil Sciences Department of Mississippi State University at the Delta Research and Extension Center, Stoneville, MS. Perform field, laboratory, and greenhouse routines such as inculating, spraying, weighing, measuring, counting, handling soil, evaluating experiments, and planting and growing plants (Corn, Grain sorghum, Cotton, and Peanut) under defined conditions. Organize and assist in field operations such as fertilizing, spraying, inoculating, plot maintenance, inventory and maintenance of equipment and supplies, and general cleanup of equipment and facilities or as assigned by supervisor. Prepare summary reports of research results, refereed manuscripts, and present research results to various groups, including scientific meetings.

Qualifications sought

Applicants must have: (1) bachelor’s degree with strong academic record in agronomy, plant sciences or a related field; (2) strong written and oral communication skills; and (3) previous filed/greenhouse research experience.

Contact for additional information Contact: Dr. Taghi Bararpour mtb436@msstate.edu
Application procedure  
Submit what Cover letter, resume, and references.
Submit to Interested students should first send a cover letter stating research interests and experience, as well as a curriculum vitae including references to Dr. Taghi Bararpour mtb436@msstate.edu
Additional Information MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
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