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Beca para estudiar pastos en la Universidad de Arkansas

Por cortesía del doctor José Lis Pantoja PhD., Investigador Prometeo que también colabora con la Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE), en el Departamento de Ciencias de la Vida y la Agricultura, les ofrecemos esta oferta de Beca para estudiar pastos en la Universidad de Arkansas.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Department of Horticulture
GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP IN TURFGRASS SCIENCE

Description

The University of Arkansas, Dept. of Horticulture, is seeking either a M.S. or Ph.D. student in the area of turfgrass science. The primary focus of the research will either be on cold tolerance issues with ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens or shade tolerance / management of golf and sports turf.

Qualifications

. B.S. degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, or other related plant science disciplines.
. Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
. A background in turfgrass science or experience in turfgrass management is preferred.
.Self-motivation to work with a diverse group of scientists, staff, and students to conduct field, laboratory, and greenhouse research.

Benefits

. Annual stipend of $14,000 for M.S. students and $16,000 for Ph.D. students. For Ph.D. candidates, the University of Arkansas also has a competitive fellowship program (http://grad.uark.edu/future/funding/fellowships.php) that can supplement the normal graduate assistantship from $10,000 up to $22,000 per year.
. Research expenses.
. Tuition waiver.
. Opportunities for teaching, outreach, and travel to professional meetings will also be available.

Application requirements

. Resume or C.V.
. Letter of application (Statement of intent).
. Transcripts of grades.
. GRE scores are highly recommended.
. TOEFL scores are required for international students.

. At least two letters of recommendation with contact information.

Deadline

August 2015. More information regarding admissions to the university and the graduate school can be found at the University of Arkansas Graduate School (http://grad.uark.edu/)

Contact

Mike Richardson, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Horticulture
Phone: 001 (479) 575-2860
E-mail: mricha@uark.edu

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