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M.S. Graduate Research Assistantship in Weed Science with Washington State University in Prosser, WA

Type of position M.S. graduate research assistant in Weed Science
Employer Washington State University
Description of Employer For more information about the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, please visit: https://iarec.wsu.edu
Location Prosser, WA
Salary Competitive
Benefits Full tuition and benefits for M.S. student
Closing date of competition Open till filled
Date position available Fall 2023, negotiable
Description of duties

The Weed Science program at WSU-IAREC in Prosser, WA, is seeking a motivated student with interest in Applied Weed Science for a Master’s student graduate assistantship. The candidate will conduct field, greenhouse and lab experiments with focus on integrated weed management in vegetable and specialty crops in Columbia Basin region of Washington State. The candidate will also organize and assist in field operations, participate in extension education programs, prepare research reports & peer-reviewed publications, as well as present scientific findings at regional and national meetings, etc.

Qualifications sought

The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record in plant science, agronomy, or a related field. Strong written and oral communication skills and previous field and greenhouse experiences are preferred.

Contact for additional information Dr. Rui Liu, [email protected]
Application procedure  
Submit what Send CV and cover letter, describing your background and research interests, via email to [email protected].
Submit to  After initial screening, the prospective student will submit an application to the WSU Graduate School.  The application requirements and link are found here:  https://css.wsu.edu/graduate-studies/how-to-apply/.