Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Faculty Accepting Graduate Students
Looking to recruit either MS or PhD student with interest in sustainable vegetable cropping systems with particular interests in; cover crop based reduced tillage or integrated vegetable production systems with grain and/or animal production.
Applicants will have a strong interest in the areas of sustainable vegetable cropping systems, soil health, food systems. An undergraduate degree (for the MS position) or MS degree (for the PhD position) in these or related fields are required.
Previous research or field experience related to these topics, as well as a commitment to contributing to a collaborative and inclusive environment, are valued. Candidates should send a CV, 1-page Cover Letter that summarizes research interests, and list of 2-3 references to Dr. Bilenky at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Graduate Research Assistantship
Dr. Wenjing Guan
Area of Specialization: Commercial Vegetable and Melon Production & Vegetable GraftingLink to Profile Page
We are looking for a graduate student who is going to working on irrigation management in vegetable production. The focus of their research will be on watermelon irrigation management. The primary research location will be at Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center in Vincennes, IN. The student is also expected to engage in outreach activities at Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center and Pinney Purdue Center.
Dr. Ying Li
Dr. Li Lab SiteLink to Profile Page
The Li lab seeks graduate applicants interested in Plant Functional Genomics and Epigenetics.
Dr. Aaron Thompson
Area of Specialization:Land Use Planning and Natural Resource ManagementPurdue Landscape Architecture, is recruiting students for a research assistantship position affiliated with the Center for Community and Environmental design that will lead to a Master’s of Science in Landscape Systems and Design. Students seeking to explore opportunities at the intersection of landscape planning and the human dimensions of agroecological systems are strongly encouraged to apply. The specific research topic is dependent on grant funding but will leverage research methods from design, planning, and social sciences to explore innovative approaches to green infrastructure and ecosystem services in the Midwestern landscape.
Dr. Ariana Torres
Area of Specialization:Specialty Crops Marketing, with the end of promoting economic sustainability for the Horticulture Industry.
Dr. Kranthi Varala
Area of Specialization:Molecular basis and regulation of plant abiotic stress tolerance
Dr. Varala's Lab PageLink to Profile Page
The Varala lab is recruiting graduate students to work on exciting projects at the interface of plant biology and machine learning. We use a combination of computational and molecular biology tools to explore plant responses and adaptations to environmental challenges. Come join our diverse and inclusive group and explore your own interests in plants and their future in a changing world.