Why Grad School at UGA? Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia (UGA) is the birthplace of public higher education. Ranked as a top 20 public university, UGA coordinates world-class graduate programs and certificates that offer professional development and cutting-edge research opportunities with real-world applications. The Graduate School at UGA serves over eight thousand full-time, part-time, and online students. The university’s historic main campus is located in Athens, Georgia. In addition, a variety of programs are housed at four extended campuses—three in the Atlanta metro area (Buckhead, Griffin, and Gwinnett) and one in south Georgia (Tifton).

As a growing institution, the Graduate School not only strives to increase overall enrollment, but also promotes diversity and inclusion of historically underrepresented groups, international students, veterans, and first-generation students. Curious? Visit UGA’s Athens campus remotely through our Virtual Campus Tour!

Positions available: Spring 2023 at the University of Georgia, Department of Horticulture: Applications received by October 1, 2022 (*international student deadline September 1, 2022), are assured full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in the following area: Nutrient dynamics as based on yield, rootstocks, and ripening time.

Job Qualifications

  1. ─    B.S. (or M.S.) degree in horticulture, plant pathology, agronomy, entomology, or a related field
  2. ─    A minimum GPA of 3.0.
  3. ─   Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  4. ─   A demonstrated commitment to high-quality research

Please refer to Admissions Requirements before proceeding.

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international student deadline September 1, 2022


Contact Dr. Dario Chavez for more information: Contact email: dchavez@uga.edu

Tel. 770-229-3369

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