Vince Richards’ lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at
Clemson University is accepting applications for a USDA National
Needs PhD fellowship. The fellowship provides three years of support
($24,500/year) plus a $6,000/year education allowance. Additional support
for the remainder of the PhD is available. The general focus of study
will be the application of genomics to problems in agriculture. Multiple
research possibilities are available within this framework.
The anticipated start date is August 2017. Applicants should contact
Vince Richards directly at email@example.com. Please provide a
cover letter (describing research interests, experience, and career
goals), CV, transcripts/GRE scores, and contact information for three
references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled. The position requires U.S. citizenship.
Clemson University is ranked 23rd among national public universities by
U.S. News & World Report and is located on Lake Hartwell near the Blue
Ridge mountains in beautiful Upstate South Carolina.