Submitted by 70975 on Wed, 2018-11-28 17:35

PhD Assistantship - Stored rice IPM at LSU

A graduate assistantship for a PhD student is available in the Department of Entomology at Louisiana State University. This assistantship will provide support to study insect pests of rice stored in on farm grain bins. The research will examine ecology, behavior, and control of key stored grain pests including the Angoumois grain moth, lesser grain borer, and the red flour beetle. The student will be under the supervision of Drs. Blake Wilson and Karen Sun. This assistantship will provide tuition, a competitive stipend, and access to health insurance.
Louisiana State University is one of the top research institutions in the southeastern United States. It is located in vibrant Baton Rouge on the banks of the Mississippi River. The Department of Entomology at LSU is has a long history of exceptional research and education. Typical graduate student enrollment is approximately 35 students. If you are interested in this assistantship, please contact Blake Wilson ( or Karen Sun ( Information about the entomology department and how to apply can be found at .

Position location: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Name of Contact Person: 
Blake Wilson
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Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge