PhD Student Position

Tempe, Arizona (US)
Stipend, full tuition, and health insurance
Jul 24, 2017
Aug 23, 2017
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

Two PhD student positions are available in the Garcia Lab at the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE) at Arizona State University (ASU) beginning in Spring 2018. Research topics include: hydrological variability & change, sustainable water management, coupled (socio-hydrological or socio-ecological-technical) systems analysis, and resilient infrastructure systems.

A M.S. degree in hydrology, water resources, or civil engineering and/or work experience in the field are preferred. The position will involve modeling, programming, statistical analysis, and collaboration with social scientists, and prior experience is desirable. The research assistantships come with a stipend, full tuition, and health insurance. Students from groups underrepresented in engineering are particularly encouraged to apply. Admission requirements and procedures are available at However, interested students should contact Dr. Garcia at for more information. In your email please include your CV, research interests, and motivation for the position.

The graduate program in SSEBE at ASU emphasizes innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to address the challenges of sustainability and resilience of critical infrastructure systems. SSEBE offers students a broad range of classes on sustainable and hydrosystems engineering. The position is at ASU’s main campus in Tempe, AZ, a vibrant city close to Phoenix, AZ and accessible via light rail. For the past two years, ASU has been ranked the most innovative school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.