|Type of position||Ph.D. graduate assistantship in Weed Ecology and Management|
|Employer||Pennsylvania State University, Plant Science Department|
|Location||State College, PA|
|Description of Location||The Penn State University Park Campus is located in State College in Central Pennsylvania. State College is a community of approximately 40,000 year-round residents in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. The geographic setting is one of fertile agricultural valleys situated between tree-covered ridges. Agriculture is Pennsylvania’s number one industry with dairy and other livestock, grain and forage crops, tree fruits, and vegetable production being key industries.|
|Benefits||Tuition and health benefits|
|Closing date of competition||August 2022|
|Date position available||Fall 2022 or Spring 2023|
|Description of duties||
The Penn State Weed Science Lab (https://sites.psu.edu/weedscience/) is seeking a motivated Ph.D. student to participated in USDA-funded projects focusing on cover crop-based IWM in field crops. The student should have a strong background in Weed Science and/or Agroecology. Previous experience or interest in population-level modeling is preferred. The student will participate in on-going field experiments and will be provided the opportunity to design complimentary field- and/or greenhouse experiments. Opportunities for participation in extension-outreach events as well as undergraduate teaching experience (T.A.) are available.
Successful applicants will have: 1) a M.Sc. degree or B.Sc. degree with a strong research record in a related field (Agronomy, Agroecology, Weed Science, Ecology); and 2) strong written and oral communication skills.
|Contact for additional information||John Wallace (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Submit what||Resume and cover letter|
|Submit to||John Wallace (email@example.com)|
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