Graduate Research Assistantships Available

Ph.D. Research Assistantship in Soil Carbon Cycling in Agroecosystems  - The Agroecosystem Nutrient Cycling Laboratory ( in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at The University of Kentucky is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated PhD student. The student will use stable isotope tracing to study the effects of corn root systems on soil organic matter formation and persistence.  (more information)

Plant-parasitic nematode MS position in the Department of Horticulture - University of Kentucky - Seeking a MS graduate student with interest and/or experience in nematology and experience in vegetable production to join Dr. Rachel Rudolph’s lab ( in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Kentucky. The student will be part of a new effort to evaluate plant-parasitic nematode pressure in vegetable crops in the state of Kentucky. The student will be based out of the University of Kentucky on the main campus in Lexington. (more information)