Funded Graduate Student Research Assistant (RA) Position in Meteorite Studies

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dec 04, 2018
Jan 03, 2019
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The Cartwright Cosmochemistry Lab Group at the University of Alabama, Department of Geological Sciences announces the availability of a fully-funded MS or PhD position in the area of chronology studies of achondrite meteorites. The project involves the analysis of selected clasts within meteorites using multiple chronometers to improve the understanding of the impact flux in the inner Solar System.

Qualified applicants should have research experience (preferably in geochemistry) including handling of geological samples, data-handling experience, and a degree in geology, geochemistry, astrophysics or physics. Interested candidates should email the following items to Dr. Julia Cartwright at

 An up-to-date resume or CV;

 A 500-word (max) research interest statement;

 A 200-word (max) career interest statement;

 Official/Unofficial degree transcripts.

The position is due to start in Autumn/Fall of 2019.

For more information about the research group, visit 

For more information about graduate school and the application process at UA, visit

Application deadline is January 15th 2019, though earlier applications are recommended.