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

Location
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Posted
Dec 04, 2018
Closes
Jan 03, 2019
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Bachelors
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia

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 jacartwright@ua.edu

 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 https://jacartwright.people.ua.edu/ 

For more information about graduate school and the application process at UA, visit https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/

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

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