Assistanships

 Graduate Research Assistantship in Turfgrass Science

Focal Area: Landscape Management
Institution Name: UCONN
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Location: Storrs, Conneticut
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Start Date: 5/14/2014
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Description:
A graduate assistantship at the M.S. level in turfgrass management is available for qualified candidate to begin research in May 2014, and coursework in August 2014. Research will focus on optimizing fairway renovation practices and post-renovation management to transition to more sustainable turfgrass. The candidate must be highly motivated to pursue an advanced degree and have a B.S. in turfgrass science, plant science, agronomy, horticulture, or related field. They must also have an interest in conducting practical field based research and the ability and willingness to obtain a CT state driver's and pesticide applicator's license. This is a funded assistantship in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture at the University of Conneticut located in Storrs and includes a tuition waiver, yearly graduate stipend and health benefits. Questions regarding this assistantship should be directed to Dr. John Inguagito (john.inguagiato@uconn.edu) or Dr. Jason Henderson (jason.henderson@uconn.edu). Interested students must send a resume or CV and a Personal Statement on why they wish to pursue a graduate degree to the addresses listed above, or mailed to Dr. John Inguagiato, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, Univ. of Conneticut, Storrs, CT 06269. Applications must be received no later than March 24, 2014.

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