University of Georgia seeks Ph.D. Assistantship in Forest Entomology, Pathology, and Ecology

Ph.D. Assistantship in Forest Entomology, Pathology, and Ecology

The Forest Entomology Laboratory ( at the University of Georgia is a dynamic group that works on a broad range of ecological issues, forest insect species, and ecosystems across the country.  The mission of the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center ( is to provide excellence in natural resource management and conservation of southeastern coastal plain ecosystems.  Further training in forest ecology, entomology, and pathology will be provided.  A competitive PhD assistantship for 3-4 years along with full tuition waiver is available.  Interested students should submit a statement of interest, current CV along with contact information for 3 references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Kamal Gandhi (; 706-542-4614). 

The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources ( is the oldest forestry school in the South, has >70 faculty working in diverse fields, and provides exemplary training of students in the fields of forestry, ecology, and conservation biology.  The School is housed in a four-building complex on campus, and has >23,000 acres in the state for research, teaching, and service activities.  The University of Georgia ( is a “land-grant and sea-grant university, and is also the state’s oldest, most comprehensive and most diversified institution of higher education”. Its motto is: “to teach, to serve and to inquire into the nature of things”.  The University of Georgia is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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