Graduate Assistantships (Department of Horticulture) at Virginia Tech

Graduate Assistantships
Organization: The Department of Horticulture at Virginia Tech
Date Posted: 11/25/2013
Primary Category: GE – Graduate Education
Type of Position: Fellowship/Graduate Assistantship etc.
Education Requirement: B.S.
Description
The Department of Horticulture at Virginia Tech invites applications to both teaching and research assistantships for qualified students seeking programs leading to the Ph.D. Highly qualified students seeking an M.S program will be eligible for teaching assistantships. Applications should be submitted by February 15, 2014. Details can be found at: http://www.hort.vt.edu/gradprograms.html. Compensation packages include competitive stipends and tuition assistance. Research opportunities are available with the following faculty:
Name Research Area
Day, Susan
Urban forestry, sustainable landscapes, and storm water
O’Rourke, Megan
Sustainable agriculture, organic production, International development, land use change, agroecology
Williams, Mark
Plant and microbial ecology;ecosystems; biogeochemistry

Formal application must be made to the Graduate School (http://graduateschool.vt.edu/admissions/applying/index.html). You are also encouraged to contact above-listed faculty directly to learn more about specific opportunities.

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