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Graduate Research Assistantship in Water and Soil Quality

Graduate Research Assistantship in Water and Soil Quality

Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU)

Graduate Research Assistantships in Water and Soil Quality. Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The Forestry Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) announces the availability of three M.S. research assistantships beginning August 16, 2022. Assistantships include annual stipends of $18,408 and a tuition waiver.

Successful candidates will join a team of researchers and graduate students led by Jon Schoonover and Karl Williard. The team is investigating water and soil quality responses to various management practices in agricultural watersheds, including cover crops, water and sediment control basins, saturated buffers, crop rotation, and tillage.

Assistantships are funded through grants from the Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council. Research will include significant field and laboratory components.

Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree in soil science, agronomy, forestry, environmental science, chemistry, biology, or a related discipline. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and GRE scores (if available) to Dr. Karl Williard, and Dr. Jon Schoonover, by March 23, 2022, for full consideration. Contact Dr. Williard with any questions at 618-453-7478. Please visit for information on the M.S. program in Forestry.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Not Applicable

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