Two graduate teaching assistantships available for fall or spring 2018 in the Agriculture concentration of the Environmental Studies PhD program at Tennessee Tech University. Assistantships come with a full waiver of tuition and fees and a monthly stipend. Students of all agricultural disciplines are encouraged to apply but especially those with an interest environmental/ sustainable agriculture in areas of plant-insect interactions, vegetable breeding, poultry science, or agricultural education. Students with a Masters in an agricultural field preferred.
TTU is a public, 4-year institution located in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee approximately 70 miles east of Nashville. The university is home to over 10,000 students and is surrounded by the city of Cookeville, pop of 33,000. The region is a paradise for campers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The School of Agriculture is a diverse School with degree programs including those in Ag business, plant science, animal science and agricultural education fields.
Interested candidates should provide a current CV and a 1 page statement of interest to Dr. Dennis Duncan (firstname.lastname@example.org).