Current Openings


You, too, could be a member of the McHale lab!

Graduate Students: 

As a member of the McHale lab, graduate students can expect to receive training in plant breeding, quantitative genetics, and plant-pathogen interactions. Prospective graduate students can apply through the department of Horticulture and Crop Science or the Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program.  Prospective students are encouraged to obtain support from internal or external fellowships. For full eligibility of internal fellowships, please apply by November 30th. 

As part of a National Needs USDA-funded training grant for Trans-omics assisted plant breeding for enhanced nutrition, we are seeking highly qualified applicants driven by an interest in plant breeding and improving the nutritional quality of crops by using a variety of omics platforms (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, epigenomics). Positions are offered at master’s and doctoral levels within the department of Horticulture and Crop Science at Ohio State. Successful applicants will be fully funded (tuition and stipend) through the USDA National Needs Fellowship. Review of applications will start on December 1st, 2021.