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Graduate Assistantship in Plant Sciences

The University of Tennessee Department of Plant Sciences (Shekoofa Lab) is seeking an MS candidate to conduct controlled (greenhouse) and field research in Jackson, TN that will be focused on helping to understand the influences of environmental changes, including water deficit and heat stress, on water movement in plants, plant physiological responses to stressors, and plant-water-soil interactions. The successful candidate will be expected to present research findings at regional, national, or international research meetings and publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Download information on this position.

IRB Workshops in Summer 2018

Registration is now open for the Summer 2018 Institutional Review Board (IRB) 101 Workshop Series. IRB 101 is an overview of IRB requirements and procedures, and is open to anyone who wishes to learn how to receive human subjects approval for research at the University of Tennessee. If you are doing research, you should probably know what an IRB is, and why it matters to you, so consider attending. There are dates in June and July. For more details about the sessions, visit the Office of Research and Engagement.

New to UT? Be Sure to Submit Immunization Records

If you are an incoming graduate student at UT who has never been enrolled at UT before, even as an undergraduate student, Student Health Services would like you to remember to turn in your immunization records. These records should be submitted to the Immunization Coordinator, Sherri Besancenez. Requirements and instructions for this process can be found at studenthealth.utk.edu/immunization-requirements-forms/.

Programs Abroad Office is Seeking a Graduate Assistant

Note: This position has been filled and is no longer accepting applications. The Programs Abroad Office (PAO) is seeking a graduate assistant for the 2018-19 academic year. The PAO manages education abroad mobility for undergraduate and graduate students and works closely with faculty and academic departments on the development of education abroad programming. The graduate assistant will join an office of 7 full-time staff and 6 student workers and will assist with a variety of functions. Download more information about this position.

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