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M.S. Research Assistantship in Applied Plant Ecology – Species Invasion; Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University
A graduate stipend of $18,900 annually, tuition waiver, and health insurance at $20 per month (for student only, family coverage available for an additional fee).
Last Date to Apply
Zhai Lab in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, is looking for a highly motivated student to study drought impacts on species invasion. This project will integrate multiple approaches, including greenhouse experiment, vegetation model, stable isotope analysis, functional trait analysis, and meta-analysis.
1. Salary/Benefit: A graduate stipend of $18,900 annually, tuition waiver, and health insurance at $20 per month (for student only, family coverage available for an additional fee).
2. Starting Date: summer or fall 2021 (summer and fall semester begins in June and August, respectively).
3. Application date: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
4. Qualifications: Applicants should have: (1) A B.S. in natural resources (forestry, rangeland, or agriculture), ecology, botany, geography, or a related field; (2) An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Desired qualifications include: (1) Experience or coursework in statistical analysis; (2) Interest in plant ecology; (2) Willingness to work in greenhouse and learn computer programming skills. Previous quantitative analysis and greenhouse (or field) study background are very helpful.
5. Application: Applicants must create a single PDF with the name containing the first and last name of applicant. Send the PDF to Dr. Lu Zhai (email@example.com). The PDF must contain: (1) A 1 or 2-page letter of interest stating motivation to pursue an M.S. degree and research experiences and interests; (2) Curriculum Vitae including GPA, GRE, names and emails for three references, and TOEFL/IELTS scores (international students only); (3) Unofficial transcripts
6. Location and facilities: Oklahoma State University is classified as R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university is a land grant institution with an enrollment of about 25,000 students located midway between Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management conducts interdisciplinary research, instruction, and extension education to address the sustainable management and conservation of the forest, rangeland, fishery, and wildlife resources.