We seek applicants for two Ph.D. positions in the Department of Plant and
Environmental Sciences at Clemson University, SC, USA. The project focuses
on changes in soil carbon cycling, plant-soil feedbacks, root-rhizosphere
interactions in managed and unmanaged ecosystems. Successful candidates
would work as part of a multi-institutional team of research scientists
The candidates who have an excellent background in biogeochemistry/
ecology/ root biology/ microbial ecology or related fields are encouraged
to apply. An MS degree in related field is preferred. The candidates
should have a strong aptitude to learn analytical and molecular techniques
as required by the projects.
The positions are available starting summer or fall 2018. Interested
applicants should email (Vidya Suseela (vsus...@clemson.edu) or Nishanth
Tharayil (ntha...@clemson.edu) a cover letter describing your research
interests and prior experiences, an updated C.V (with GRE scores),
unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
positions are filled.