MS Gradute Assistantship: Methods for Converting Lehmann Lovegrass to Native Grasslands at Texas A&M-Kingsville/Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute:

The graduate student selected will conduct research on the control of non-native Lehmann lovegrass and re-establishment of native grassland species in the Permian Basin region of Texas.

Project goals include designing and conducting experiments to investigate the combination of treatments that best controls non-native Lehmann lovegrass (2) select which planting season provides the best chance for successfully establishing seeded native vegetation in the Permian Basin region of Texas (3) which seeded native species perform the best under the harsh conditions of the region. The successful candidate will pursue a MS degree in Range and Wildlife Management with the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Qualifications:  B.S. in range ecology, plant ecology, or closely related field. A strong work ethic, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently and as a productive member of a research team, and ability to work under adverse field conditions (hot humid Texas environment) are essential. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and competitive GRE scores.

Contact Person Dr. David Wester Contact eMail

Salary $1,600/mo

Start Date /12/01/2023

Last Date to Apply 12/01/2023

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