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PhD Graduate Research Assistantship in digital weed science with Texas A&M AgriLife Research in College Station, TX

Type of position Graduate Research Assistantship
Employer Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Location College Station, TX
Salary A competitive assistantship, all tuition and fees are waived, and individual health insurance is paid through the Texas A&M Graduate Health Insurance Program.
Closing date of competition Screening of applicants is immediate and will continue until filled.
Date position available Summer/Fall 2023, negotiable
Description of duties

A PhD graduate research assistantship is available at the Weed Science Research Laboratory, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas to develop AI/ML solutions for weed recognition and mapping to facilitate precision weed management. The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers and collaborate with https://integratedweedmanagement.org/“>GROW (Getting Rid Of Weeds; https://growiwm.org/“>https://growiwm.org) and http://precisionsustainableag.org/“>PSA (Precision Sustainable Agriculture; http://precisionsustainableag.org/“>http://precisionsustainableag.org) networks. The position starts in the Summer/Fall 2023 session.

Qualifications sought

The preferred candidate must hold or be currently working towards an MS degree in a relevant field. Knowledge of various sensors, familiarity with image analysis softwares, a strong interest in precision weed management, an aptitude to quickly learn concepts, and an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team are a must. The successful candidates should already have a valid driver license or obtain one within 3 months of starting.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The institution reserves the right not to fill the position.

Contact for additional information Muthukumar Bagavathiannan ([email protected])
Application procedure  
Submit what Please e-mail your CV, a copy of academic transcript (unofficial), English test scores (if available) and contact details of three referees to Dr. Muthukumar Bagavathiannan ([email protected]). The position is available immediately and the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Please e-mail any queries regarding this position to ‘[email protected]‘.
Submit to email to [email protected]