Graduate Position to Study In Vitro Morphogenesis and Conservation

MSc opportunity to investigate in vitro plant morphogenesis, growth, and development for production and/or conservation.

A graduate position is currently available in an interdisciplinary research initiative recently undertaken at the Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation (www.GRIPP.ca) with a mandate to advance the knowledge and application of in vitro culture technologies for conservation, sustainable use, restoration, and replenishment of plant species in their natural environments.  The successful applicant will investigate various factors that influence plant morphogenesis and develop technologies for integrated production and conservation of selected plants.  Ideal starting date will be Sept. 2014 or Jan. 2015.  Graduate student stipend and benefits will be paid according to standard department policies.

For further information about the Gosling Research institute for Plant Preservation, please visit our website at www.GRIPP.ca

To Apply

Applications should contain:

(1) a cover letter outlining research interests, qualifications and reasons for applying, and

(2) a curriculum vitae listing contact information for 2 references.

Applications and inquiries should be sent to:

Dr. Max Jones, Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation, Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Email: amjones@uoguelph.ca Phone: 519-824-4120 x. 53016; Fax: 519-767-0755)