Graduate Assistantship in Chemical Oceanography at the University of Southern Mississippi

Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
Competitive Stipend
Aug 16, 2017
Sep 15, 2017
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The Division of Marine Science (DMS) at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for M.S. or Ph.D. studies in Chemical Oceanography beginning in either Spring or Fall 2018. We seek a skilled and motivated individual for exciting opportunities to work on a global scale oceanographic studies, focusing on the natural radionuclides thorium and protactinum, as tracers of biological productivity, dust flux and deep circulation. A strong background in Chemistry and/or Geology is necessary.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Christopher T. Hayes at and attach a resume or curriculum vitae, GRE score (unofficial acceptable), college transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and a brief statement of research interests.

To apply to the Division of Marine Science graduate program, please visit: Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0. The GRE (verbal and quantitative) and TOEFL (for non-native English speakers) are required. When applying for the PhD program, candidates possessing a M.S. in a related discipline are preferred. DMS graduate assistants are supported with a competitive stipend, health benefits and resources to attend scientific conferences, perform field work, etc. The deadline for Spring 2018 entry is in October 2017. The deadline for Fall 2018 entry is in early 2018.