Graduate Research Assistantship

henley at okstate.edu henley at okstate.edu
Wed Sep 1 12:23:20 EST 1999


Graduate Research Assistantship (M.S. in Botany or Ph.D. in Plant Science
in the Botany Department at Oklahoma State University:
<www.okstate.edu/artsci/botany>) available 1 January 2000 to study the
physiological ecology of algae in a hypersaline environment in Oklahoma.
Funding duration is two years.  Duties will include field experiments
(potentially under harsh weather conditions and possibly requiring
overnight stays at a field station) and laboratory
experiments involving isolation, culture, identification, manipulation, and
physiological characterization of halotolerant algae and cyanobacteria, and
publication and other dissemination of results.  Minimum qualifications
include a B.S. or M.S. in the biological sciences, a strong interest in
plant/algal physiology, ideally some prior research experience, and program
admission requirements (see
<www.osu-ours.okstate.edu/gradcoll/programs/botany.htm> or
<www.osu-ours.okstate.edu/plantsci/application.html>).  Direct inquiries
and applications (cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and email addresses
of 3 references) to Dr. William Henley at the temporary sabbatical address:
Horn Point Laboratory, P.O. Box 775, Cambridge, MD 21613-0775, or
preferably by email <bhenley at hpl.umces.edu>.  Positions will remain open
until filled, but for full consideration applications should be received by
1 October, 1999.  OSU is an equal opportunity employer.



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