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Graduate Program

Montana State University

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Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Bozeman, MT
United States

Offering programs in...

  • Agriculture
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Geoscience
  • MD/Ph.D.
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Science

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Research Assistantships

The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University (MSU) is seeking for Ph.D. and M.S. students to conduct research on several topics including agroecology, soil science, cropping systems, terrestrial and aquatic ecology, environmental biogeochemistry, evolutionary biology, entomology, hydrology and watershed analysis, quantitative ecology, invasive plant ecology and management, conservation biology, land
rehabilitation/restoration ecology, environmental microbiology, and spatial sciences.

Field sites range from Antarctica and the tropics, to crop and range land within Montana. MSU is located in Bozeman, Montana, USA, within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. MSU is recognized nationally for its prominence in
research among leading public research universities. Our research centers address production challenges in the diverse agro-ecosystems of the state and provide the foundation upon which the research and teaching missions of the
university stay relevant to needs of agriculture in the state of Montana.

Application requirements
~ B.S. or M.S. degree in related fields.
~ Transcripts of grades.
~ C.V. or Resume.
~ Application letter with research expectations and future goals.
~ At least two letters of recommendation with contact information.
~ TOEFL scores for international students.
~ GRE scores are highly suggested.

~ Monthly stipend (salary).
~ Medical insurance.
~ Full tuition.
~ Research expenses.
~ Opportunities to attend national and international events.
~ Opportunities to publish peer-reviewed papers.

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