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GRA Position #504 Bio-Atmospheric Interactions May 7, 2013
POSITION Graduate Research Assistant Ph.D., 0.5 time, Bio-Atmospheric Interactions
LOCATION Department of Agronomy, Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506-5501
POSITION DESCRIPTION Applications are invited for a Ph.D. fellowship position to conduct research on measurement and modeling of trace gas emissions in ecosystems through micrometeorological methods and/or bio-atmospheric interaction modeling. The candidate will be responsible for field experiments and observations, data analysis collected from experiment sites, and intensive modeling. Candidates will also complete coursework necessary for Ph.D. degree with a dissertation topic related agriculture, bio-atmospheric interaction, and trace gas emission modeling.
QUALIFICATIONS M.S. in Agricultural Meteorology, Agronomy, Atmospheric Science, Soil Science, or related field. Demonstrated excellence in course work, good written and oral communication skills and the ability to work as a team member are required. Experience in field or laboratory research related to soil, water, and plant sciences is also required.
STIPEND Minimum annual stipend is $24,672 with health insurance available. Graduate Research Assistants are considered Kansas residents for tuition purposes and are responsible for paying tuition and fees.
HOW TO APPLY Applicants should send a statement of educational and career objectives, resume, transcripts (+TOFEL scores for international applicants), and three references to: Xiaomao Lin Bio-Atmospheric Interactions and Agricultural Climatology 2400 Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center Manhattan, KS 66506, 785-532-6816; E-mail: email@example.com.
Further information about graduate studies at KSU Department of Agronomy can be found at K-State Department of Agronomy or by contacting Robert Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DATE AVAILABLE Fall Semester 2013
APPLICATION Screenings of applicants begins May 2013 and will continue until position is filled.