Careers in the Plant Sciences

Masters position, research assistant

Tennessee Tech University - Cookeville, Tennessee, USA

Position Title: Masters position, research assistant
Position Type: Research Assistant
Application Review Begins: Monday, April 01, 2024
Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Institution: Tennessee Tech University
Department/Division: Dept. of Biology
Field (e.g., systematics): Plant ecology
City: Cookeville, Tennessee, USA
General Information: I have an opening in my laboratory for a Masters student to work on Physaria globosa, a Federally endangered plant species found in TN, KY, and IN. Building on previous research in our lab, the potential candidate will complete a common garden study with seed samples from across the range of P. globosa. Objectives include the development of a life cycle graph and transition matrix using morphometric characteristics. Possible pollination biology work as well. Some field surveys will also be performed for sites in Tennessee. Our department offers 9 month TA support for Masters students. The USFWS will also fund a summer stipend for two years. Tuition is waved for students on GTAs. If interested, please send a CV/resume to
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in related field.
Responsibilities: Student will serve as a teaching assistant for courses including General Botany and Field Botany. Field work will occur on campus and possibly at sites in TN, KY, or IN.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Please contact me via email with a CV and a statement of interest and relevant background.
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Compensation Range:
Contact Name: Shawn Krosnick,