» Jobs » M.S. Research Assistantship in Weed Science with Mississippi State University/ Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS

M.S. Research Assistantship in Weed Science with Mississippi State University/ Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS

Type of position Graduate Student position.
Employer Mississippi State University/ Delta Research and Extension Center
Description of Employer The Delta Research and Extension Center is an agricultural research center branch of Mississippi State University. We are located in Stoneville, MS away from the main Mississippi State campus.
Location Stoneville, MS
Salary Competitve
Benefits Tuition and health insurance
Closing date of competition 05/31/2021
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 at the Delta Research and Extension Center, Stoneville, MS. Perform field, laboratory, and greenhouse routines such as inoculating, 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 field/greenhouse research experience.

Contact for additional information 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
Application procedure  
Submit what • CV and academic transcripts
• Cover letter describing background and research interests
• Three letters of recommendation
• GRE, and TOEFL (if English is not native language)
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
Submit to Dr. Taghi Bararpour: mtb436@msstate.edu or
Delta Research and Extension Center
P.O. Box 197
Stoneville, MS 38776
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.
This entry was posted in Jobs.

Comments are closed.