MS Graduate Research Assistantship in Applied Forest Ecology: Stillwater, OK

Agency
OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
Location
Stillwater, OK
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
graduate research assistantship (GRA) of $18,000 plus benefits. Benefits include resident and non-resident tuition waiver and student health insurance at $20 per month (for student only, family coverage available for an additional fee).
Start Date
06/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
06/01/2021
Description
Research topic: Climate change and management strategies have the potential to alter the susceptibility of forest stands to catastrophic insect attack. We are looking for a motivated MS student to work with other team members to determine the effects of competition and water and nutrient availability on loblolly pine resin duct formation as a defense against bark beetles. The ultimate goal is to apply findings to produce more resilient forests.
Qualifications
BS in plant ecology, forestry, entomology, natural resources, or related degree. Candidate must have minimum grade point average of 3.0 (A = 4.0) and GRE scores as required by department and the graduate school.
Contact Person
Dr. Rodney Will
Contact eMail
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