Ph.D. Assistantship Opportunities: Grain Crops Ecophysiology and Modeling

Two Ph.D. Assistantships are open at the University of Kentucky with focus on Grain Crop Ecophysiology and Modeling of genotype by environment by management interactions. To APPLY: The position will remain open until suitable candidates are found. The assistantships include a competitive stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. To apply, please submit to Dr. Montse Salmeron (msalmeron@uky.edu) a cover letter describing skills and motivation for the position, academic transcripts, and CV with at least two references.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Climate Change Effects on Agroecosystems

The Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Kentucky is seeking a postdoc scientist in the area of climate change effects (especially climate extremes, such as droughts and heavy rains) on agroecosystems. The candidate will mainly work with existing observational data to assess climate change/variability effects on local crops, with an emphasis on carbon and nutrient cycling as well as management in soil-crop systems, associated agronomic, ecological, environmental and economic implications.

Post‐Doctoral Researcher position on Soybean Multi‐model Comparison and Improvement

Location: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. This research is part of an international
collaboration across researchers within the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and
Improvement Project (AgMIP; http://www.agmip.org/).

Appointment and start date: To be appointed starting on December 1, 2018 (or as soon as
possible thereafter). This position is for one year and could be extended pending on additional
funding.

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Soybean Physiology and Modeling of Plant Nitrogen Cycling

Location: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. This is a project in collaboration with University of Arkansas and University of Minnesota funded by the United Soybean Board.

Appointment and start date: To be appointed starting on January 1, 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter). This position is for one year and could be extended pending on additional funding.