Ph.D. Assistantship in Entomology
Funding is available from a USDA NIFA grant for a Ph.D. assistantship in entomology in the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Clemson University. Research will focus on host plant resistance in cotton to thrips. This work will involve field, greenhouse, and laboratory trials to quantify resistance among genotypes and identify mechanisms of resistance. Candidates should possess an M.S. in entomology, biology, or related field. For more information, please contact Dr. Francis Reay-Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants should attach CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Competitive stipend and tuition. Candidates will be required to formally apply to and be accepted by the Clemson University Graduate School (https://www.clemson.edu/graduate/admissions/).
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