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Graduate Student Opportunities

 

GRADUATE STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES IN POMOLOGY

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GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP (GRA) - TREE FRUIT PHYSIOLOGY/POMOLOGY

 

The Department of Plant Agriculture seeks applicants to fill a GRA position at the MSc or PhD level in tree fruit research.

                                             

Qualifications include a BSc. or MSc in a horticulture, botany, plant biology, plant physiology, or soil science-related areas. Coursework or experience in pomology/tree fruit physiology an asset. An annual stipend of $17,000 (M.Sc) or $17,500 (Ph.D) will be provided for 2 or 3 years, respectively. To qualify, students must demonstrate that a first-class (grade of “A”) academic standing was achieved during the last two completed years of study in addition to the admission requirements of the University (see link below). Additional support may be available subject to qualifications and rewarding of departmental scholarships.

 

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, creative and willing to work in the general areas associated with apple (Malus) culture and physiology tree fruits including, but not limited to, crop load management, rootstock physiology, water relations, plant bio-regulators and their effect on growth and flowering, plant nutrition, irrigation, or soil management. The student will need to travel to the University of Guelph and satellite campus(es) to pursue course work and conduct field/laboratory research as required by their project. 

 

Screening of applicants will begin August , 2012 and continue until a successful candidate is identified. For information about graduate school admissions visit   http://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/grads/index.html. Please visit www.plant.uoguelph.ca/treefruit and  send letters of inquiry to Prof. John Cline (john.cline@uoguelph.ca).

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SUMMER RESEARCH ASSISTANTS IN TREE FRUIT PHYSIOLOGY/POMOLOGY - SIMCOE

 

 

Additional Opportunities within the Department of Plant Agriculture

The Department of Plant Agriculture offers other graduate teaching and research assistantships (GTA/GRA). The following pages have more information on applying for a GTA and/or GRA: