Ph. D. GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP @ University of Missouri-Columbia

John Paul Sanborn sanbornj at execpc.com
Wed Sep 29 18:08:23 EST 1999


From:  "Pallardy, Stephen G." <PallardyS at MISSOURI.EDU>  8:32 AM
Subject:PhD Assistantship in Ecophysiology
To: TREEPHYS at LISTSERV.OKSTATE.EDU


Department of Forestry
School of Natural Resources
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO  65211  U.S.A.

DESCRIPTION: One half-time graduate research assistant (GRA) is needed
to
work on a Ph. D. research project examining comparative canopy leaf area

development and whole-plant photosynthesis in poplar clones being tested
in
the southern Midwest (U. S. A.).  The GRA will be responsible for
monitoring
biomass productivity, canopy development, nitrogen and water relations
and
gas exchange in plantations established on floodplain sites previously
devoted to agricultural production.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have completed either a B.S. or M.S. in
Forestry or a closely related field. Experience in use of
instrumentation
used in ecophysiological research (pressure chamber, LI-COR LI-6400
Portable
Photosynthesis System, Campbell Scientific datalogging equipment) is
desirable. The applicant must have good oral and written communication
skills.

SALARY: $12,225/year, plus tuition waiver.

STARTING DATE:  January 1, 2000

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Graduate application materials and information
about
the Department of Forestry and the University of Missouri can be
accessed at
http://www.snr.missouri.edu/forestry/index.html. Alternatively,
application
materials may be obtained by writing to:

Graduate Programs Director
Department of Forestry
School of Natural Resources
203 Anheuser-Busch Hall
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO  65211 U.S.A

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Dr. Steve Pallardy at the above address,
or
by phone (573-882-3548) or email (PallardyS at missouri.edu).




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