- Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, TAMU
- College Station, TX
- Job Category
- Jobs Available for Bachelor Students, Jobs Available for Master Students
- Start Date
- available immediately
- Last Date to Apply
- when filled
- One Ph.D. graduate research assistantship is available immediately.
The student to work on a USDA-NIFA funded project to identify sorghum cultivars with the ability to secrete beneficial chemicals from roots, which leads to efficient use of nutrients. The project aims to identify such cultivars, and understand the mechanisms that are involved in secretion using genetics, molecular biology and plant physiology.
The student will also be expected to assist in teaching a limited number of academic labs within the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences.
Ph.D. Assistanship carries an annual salary with tuition and fees paid through the program.
- B.S and/or M.S. degrees in crop science, biology, plant physiology, biochemistry or a similar field. Preference will be given to candidates with an excellent academic performance record and oral and written communication skills.
- Contact Person
- Dr. Sakiko Okumoto
- Contact eMail