Por cortesía del doctor José Luis Pantoja PhD., Investigador Prometeo de la Secretaría de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENESCYT), y colaborador de la Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE), les ofrecemos esta oportunidad de Beca para estudiar un M.S. en pastos en la Universidad de Connecticut
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
Graduate Research Assistantship
Take this opportunity to get experience managing intensively trafficked turfgrass areas while working towards your M.S. degree. This position is funded by the University of Connecticut Dept. of Facilities to serve as the Head Turfgrass Manager for an intensively trafficked turfgrass area on campus constructed with a sand‐based root zone. The student will work closely with UConn Turfgrass faculty to implement a well‐rounded turfgrass management plan utilizing the latest equipment and resources. The student will also conduct applied sports turf research related to enhancing turfgrass traffic tolerance while completing all graduate degree requirements.
. B.S. degree in Turfgrass Management, Plant Science, Soil Science or related field is preferred.
. Previous turfgrass management experience is highly desirable.
. Tuition waiver.
. Annual stipend of $20900 paid biweekly over the academic year.
. Health care benefits.
. Additional summer salary opportunities are available as well.
. Letter of intent.
. CV or resume.
. Transcripts of grades.
. GRE scores are highly recommended.
. TOEFL scores for international students.
. At least two letters of recommendations with contact information.
Jason Henderson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor ‐Turfgrass and Soil Sciences
University of Connecticut
Dept. of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
112 W.B. Young Building
1376 Storrs Rd., Unit 4067, Storrs, CT 06269