[ES_JOBS_NET] Graduate Assistantship in plant and soil ecology at Penn State University

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Jun 24 14:21:07 MDT 2015

Date:    Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:04:42 -0400
From:    =?windows-1252?Q?David_Eissenstat?= <dme9 at PSU.EDU>
Subject: Graduate Assistantship in plant and soil ecology at Penn State

A graduate assistantship is available for August 2015 or January 2016 to=20=

work on aspects of root and mycorrhizal fungal ecology in vineyards=20
(https://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/labs/root-ecology/graduates). The wo=
is in the context of better managing vineyards with cover crops with a=20=

particular focus on how competing herbaceous vegetation affects deep root=
function of the grapevines. Interested students should have a B.S. in=20
biology, ecology or a plant-related field, undergraduate research=20
experience and a strong desire to study belowground processes and learn=20=

about viticulture.  This assistantship is intended primarily for a M.S.=20=

student but exceptional PhD candidates will be considered.  If interested=
please send a letter of interest and a C.V. that includes GPA and GRE tes=
scores to David Eissenstat, dme9 at psu.edu and Michela Centinari=20
(mzc22 at psu.edu).   Information on the InterCollege Graduate Program in=20=

Ecology at Penn State can be found at:=20
http://www.huck.psu.edu/education/ecology and the graduate program in=20
Horticulture at: http://plantscience.psu.edu/graduateprograms/hort.

David Eissenstat
Professor of Woody Plant Physiology
Chair of the Ecology Graduate Program

Penn State University
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
201 Forest Resources Building=20
University Park, PA 16802

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