Department of Botany, Environmental Ecology Lab, Oklahoma State University for fall 2016.
Research and teaching assistantships are available for study towards an MS in Plant Biology or a PhD in Plant Science. Potential areas of research could include (but are not limited to):
• Plant phenological responses to heat and drought
• Physiological ecology of drought- and bark beetle-induced tree mortality
• Shifting tree-ring growth and climate relationships
• Climate change ecology of the eastern prairie-forest ecotone
• Interactive influences of drought and fire in vegetation response to climate change
• Management of eastern red cedar expansion in the central US.
Research approaches could include observational studies, manipulative experiments in growth chambers, greenhouse, and/or field settings, and data synthesis performed at sites in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and nearby areas of the southwest and south-central US. These assistantships include tuition waivers and health insurance.
Contact Dr. Henry Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
In your email, please include brief description of your research interests, experience, and career goals, and attach a CV or resume. Applications are due to the graduate college by 1/31/16, but early application is strongly advised for full consideration of acceptance and support.
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