Applicants must have a B.S. degree in plant science, agronomy, soil science, crop science, biology, weed science, or closely related fields.Experience in plant/soil science, field-based research, and data analysis are preferred. Interest and/or experience in precision agriculture and remote sensing is a plus. Effective oral and written communication skills are essential. Applicants should be detail-oriented and capable of working independently and in a team environment. The candidate will need a valid driver’s license. Candidates must meet all requirements for admission to the University of Idaho https://www.uidaho.edu/admissions/graduate/graduate-programs/requirements.
Duties/Responsibilities: The successful candidate will enroll in the M.S. Plant Science program within the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Idaho. Under the mentorship of Dr. Olga Walsh, the successful candidate will design and carry out https://www.uidaho.edu/admissions/graduate/graduate-programs/requirements. field-based research on improving water sand nutrient management for Idaho crops. The successful candidate will be responsible for initiating and completing the M.S. research project, aiding other research and extension projects associated with the program, presenting research results, and attending extension, industry, and scientific meetings. The candidate will be expected to prepare at least one manuscript for submission to a reputable peer-reviewed journal. Information regarding the University of Idaho Plant Science graduate program can be found at https://www.uidaho.edu/cals/plant-sciences/ms-plant-sci. Information regarding graduate admissions can be found at https://www.uidaho.edu/admissions/graduate/graduate-programs/plant-science. If you have further questions, please contact Dr. Olga Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating interest in the position and relevant education/ experiences, CV/resume, GRE scores, TOEFL scores (if relevant), and unofficial transcripts.