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M.S. Graduate Assistant with Louisiana State University AgCenter with Louisiana State University AgCenter in Baton Rouge, LA

Type of position Graduate Research Assistant – two positions available
Employer Louisiana State University AgCenter
Location Baton Rouge, LA
Salary $20,000 + tuition
Closing date of competition As soon as a suitable applicant is found
Date position available August 2021
Description of duties

The successful applicant will conduct research related to weed management, including (but not limited to) developing control strategies using integrated weed management techniques, such as herbicides and other non-chemical techniques, herbicide resistance screening, or management of the soil seedbank to manage weeds in row crop production systems.  The research will include a mix of greenhouse and field work.  There will be opportunities to collaborate with colleagues on multi-state projects. It is expected that annual reports will be written summarizing research findings and presentations given at scientific meetings.  

Qualifications sought
  • B.S. in agronomy or related area.
  • The applicant must be able to communicate effectively, both written and oral.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Have previous field/greenhouse research experience
Contact for additional information Dr. Lauren Lazaro; llazaro@agcenter.lsu.edu
Application procedure  
Submit what Please submit:
1. a letter expressing goals, background, and experience,
2. a resume or vitae, and
3. all unofficial transcripts.
Submit to Submissions should be sent to Dr. Lauren Lazaro via email (llazaro@agcenter.lsu.edu).
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