Applications are invited for a graduate (Ph.D.) assistantship at The University of Georgia Tifton Campus (http://www.caes.uga.edu/campus/tifton/), Department of Horticulture (http://www.hort.uga.edu/), for research in the area of peanut biotechnology (http://nespal.org/oziasakinslab/projects/plant-biotechnology-peanut-grasses/). Preference will be given to applicants with coursework in plant molecular genetics and/or developmental biology. The specific research project will depend upon the interests of the candidate and the funding available to support a particular project. The student will be expected to complete class work at the Athens campus, conduct research at the Tifton campus, and assist with other research projects. A graduate assistantship with a 12-month stipend includes a tuition waiver. Applicants should submit a UGA application form (available from http://www.grad.uga.edu/admissions/requirements.html) and send a cover letter with a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references to Peggy Ozias-Akins (email@example.com).