M.S. Graduate Research Assistantship
Two Master level graduate research assistantships in plant and soil science are available starting spring 2013.The graduate assistants will conduct research on factors attributable to straighthead disease in rice while earning a M.S. degree in Agricultural Regulations.
Qualifications: The successful candidates will have a B.S. in agronomy, plant science, soil science or related discipline with minimum GPA of 2.7 and GRE score of 1000 + (verbal + quantitative) for GRE exams prior to Nov 1, 2011 or GRE of 290 + (verbal + quantitative) for GRE exams after Nov. 1, 2011 from the general GRE test. The minimum TOEFL score required is 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test) for admission of international students (for whom English is a foreign language) to graduate program. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of undergraduate grades, letters of recommendation, GRE scores, a resume, and a letter of intent. Experience in rice production with emphasis in rice plant breeding, soil, water, and plant analysis is preferred.
Assistantship: $17,800 in the first year and 3% increase in the second year.
How to apply: Description of application procedure can be found at the Agricultural Regulations graduate website (http://grad.uapb.edu/programs/agricultural-regulation-requirements2.html). For further information about these assistantships, please contact:
Dr. Bihu Huang or Dr. Sixte Ntamatungiro
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Agriculture Department of Agriculture
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N. University Drive 1200 N. University Drive
Pine Bluff, AR 71601, USA Pine Bluff, AR 71601, USA
Phone: (870)575-8821 Phone: (870)575-7143
Email: huangb from uapb.edu Email: ntamatungiros from uapb.edu
Closing Date: October 20, 2012 or until suitable candidates are selected
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