|Type of position
|Graduate Research Assistantship
|Texas A&M AgriLife Research
|College Station, TX
|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
|As soon as a suitable candidate is found
|Date position available
|Summer/Fall 2023, negotiable
|Description of duties
The graduate assistant will focus on weed biology, ecology, and integrated management.
Research will involve field, greenhouse and laboratory experiments. The student is expected to publish findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Opportunities exist for presenting results in professional meetings and participating in scholarly activities relevant to the training needs and career goals of the candidate. The successful candidate is expected to assist in teaching a limited number of academic labs within the Soil and Crop Sciences Department.
The preferred candidate must hold or be currently working towards an MS degree in weed science, agronomy, ecology, agroecology, plant science, horticulture, forestry or other agriculture-related fields.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting farming communities through research, an excellent work ethic, the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team, the ability to conduct independent research, and proficiency in English language (written and oral).
This position requires travel to research fields, and a valid driver license is required or must be obtained within 3 months of starting. The candidate must meet all requirements for admission to Texas A&M University, http://admissions.tamu.edu/graduate/apply“>http://admissions.tamu.edu/graduate/apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The institution reserves the right not to fill the position.
|Contact for additional information
|Dr. Muthukumar Bagavathiannan, [email protected]
1. Curriculum vitae
2. A copy of academic transcripts (most recent)
3. Contact details of three referees
4. English test scores (if available)
|email to [email protected]