Graduate Research Positions
Our group is always looking for smart, creative, and hard working people to join us. We want people with good quantitative skills who also enjoy working in the fields in the summer. Research assistants in the Rocheford lab have the opportunity to attend national and international maize and genetics meetings to present research findings and travel to experiment stations throughout the world.
Graduate students frequently get positions directly following their PhDs in academic, industry, and government positions. Click here
to view a list of previous Rocheford lab graduates.
If you are interested in joining our group, please visit the Agronomy Department
for graduate application instructions.
Positions are available for work within a corn research program. Responsibilities include assisting with field activities such as planting, tissue collection, field maintenance, pollinating, and plant harvest. Away from the field workers measure plant traits, record and enter data, and prepare samples and seed.
Additional laboratory work may be available depending on performance and availability. 10-15 hours per week.
To apply, contact Torbert Rocheford.