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M.S. Research Assistantship in Weed Science with Utah State University in Logan, UT

Type of position MS Graduate Research Assistant
Employer Utah State University
Description of Employer Utah State University is a public land-grant research university in Logan, Utah and is Utah’s largest public residential campus. As of Fall 2021, there were 27,426 students enrolled, including 24,255 undergraduate students and 3,171 graduate students. The university has the highest percentage of out-of-state students of any public university in Utah, totaling 23% of the student body.
Location Logan, UT
Salary 24,000
Benefits https://research.usu.edu/spo/grad-student-insurance
Closing date of competition Open until filled
Date position available August 29, 2022
Description of duties

The Weed Science Group in the Department of Plants, Soils & Climate at Utah State University is seeking for a motivated graduate student interested in investigating control options for invasive mustard species that are listed as high priority on the Utah State Noxious Weed List. Research project will focus on applied weed management, but laboratory approaches can be used to further our understanding of mustard management in Utah. The M.S. graduate student is expected to work collaboratively within the USU Weed Science Program. Start date is flexible, however Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 are ideal.

Qualifications sought

• Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in agronomy, biology, horticulture, plant science, or related fields.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Driver’s license.

Contact for additional information Mirella Ortiz ([email protected])
Application procedure  
Submit what • Cover letter describing experience and interests
• CV
• Unofficial transcripts
• GRE and TOEFL (if required) scores
• Contact information for two professional references.
Submit to Corey Ransom ([email protected]) and Mirella Ortiz ([email protected])