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Paid Position Available for Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Professor Carl Sams’ crop physiology lab and greenhouse in The University of Tennessee’s Department of Plant Sciences is interested in recruiting a few sophomores-juniors this fall to assist with their vertical farming/solar panel project. They are collaborating with EPRI and TVA to determine the energy efficiency of indoor crop production and its impact on the grid.


Available immediately, until the end of fall semester. Possibility for continued employment
through spring and summer 2023 depending on a variety of factors including candidate performance,
willingness to learn, and grant funding.


Competitive with UG internships; variable with experience.


8- 20 hrs/week; consistent schedule agreed upon with supervisor in advance.


Email Dr. Carl Sams ( and Hunter Hammock ( to provide brief interest statement and resume/CV.


Posted 9-9-22