MS/PhD Research Assistantship Position in Soil Fertility
North Dakota State University
July 12, 2018
Fargo, North Dakota
Full Time - Assistantship
Agronomy, Soil Science
MS/PhD research assistantship is available at the Department of Soil Science at North Dakota State University. The project is focused on drone-based remote sensing/nitrogen losses in crop production system. The applicant must have BS /MS degree in natural science, environmental science or a similar field. Proficiency with soil analysis is desirable. Valid driver’s license is required. The assistantship carries an annual salary of $19,000 for MS/ $21,000 for PhD with tuition and fees paid through the program. Health Insurance: Students on assistantships are provided health insurance at a reduced rate. The position requires extensive travel to field sites during summer and ability to conduct independent research. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Amitava Chatterjee at email@example.com/ Ph: 701-231-7858. Enclose your current CV, unofficial copies of transcripts and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will start immediately. The position will be filled by Spring 2019.
B.S. /M.S. degree in Agriculture/Natural Resources with experience in crop production system. Valid driver's license is required. Prior experience with drone operations is desirable.
About North Dakota State University
With energy and momentum, North Dakota State University addresses the needs and aspirations of people in a changing world by building on our land-grant foundation. As a School, our teaching, research, and extension efforts are focused on the foundation of North Dakota’s strengths, its agriculture and natural resources.
Vision Statement: “Discovering and implementing solutions for healthy agriculture and natural resources.”
Mission Statement: To serve North Dakota’s agricultural and natural resource communities through exploration, interaction, and education.
Core values: 1) To be nationally recognized in our research, extension, and teaching activities, 2) To be accountable to our ND Stakeholders, 3) To transform and improve North Dakota’s agricultural and natural resources, 4) To have our students contribute to North Dakota’s agriculture and natural resources.
About the Department of Plant Sciences:
The Department of Plant Sciences at North Dakota State University is a diverse department with regional, national, and world-respected expertise. As part of the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources, the department offers academic ...programs that prepare students for careers in expanding job markets. Undergraduate programs include Crop and Weed Sciences, Food Science, Horticulture, and Sports and Urban Turfgrass Management; graduate programs include the M.S. in Plant Sciences/Horticulture, Cereal Science, and the Ph.D. in Plant Sciences and Cereal Science.
Agriculture is a fascinating and complex industry with international dimensions. The Department of Plant Sciences provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding critical for professional success in a changing world. If you have an interest in plants and an interest in making a difference, this department is for you. Invest in your career by investing in Plant Sciences.
The mission of the Department of Plant Sciences is to:
1) Teach the sciences of plant breeding and genetics, weed science, biotechnology, horticulture, agronomic crop production, turfgrass management, and cereal and food science.
2) Perform basic and applied research to advance the field of crop, weed, horticultural, and cereal and food sciences.
3) Provide information to the public in the form of professional publications, Extension bulletins, and programs.