To whom it may concern:
I would like to post an announcement for a graduate student
assistantship available immediately to begin research at North
Carolina State University on a multidisciplinary team funded by the Sustainable Agriculture Research
and Education Program of the USDA.
Position: A Ph.D level graduate assistantship for 3 years
Qualifications: M.S. degree in plant pathology, nematology, soil
ecoloy, or related biological science
Stipend: $13,700 per year
Job Description: A Ph.D. level student is sought to begin "on farm "
studies to assess the impact of chemical and organic soil amendments
on soil quality in limited resource vegetable production systems.
The postion will require some travel to field sites in Maryland,
Virginia, and North Carolina (11 locations). Indiviual will work
with a multidisciplinary team of soil scientists, plant pathologists,
ecologists, statisticians, organic and conventional growers. An
independent individual with good analytical skills is required.
Starting Date: January 1, 1996
Resumes, three letters of reference and transcripts, and statement of
interest should be sent to Dr. Jean Ristaino, Dept. of Plant
Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7616.
Phone (919) 515-3257 Fax (919) 515-7716, e-mail Jean_Ristaino
@NCSU.edu. Graduate school application materials can be obtained
from Dr. Larry Grand at the above address.