Ph.D. Assistantship in Modeling Agricultural and Water Resource Dynamics at NC State

Raleigh, North Carolina
$25,000/year + tuition and health insurance
Dec 12, 2018
Jan 11, 2019
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The Biosystems Analytics Lab at North Carolina State University seeks a creative, motivated Ph.D. student with strong quantitative and analytical skills and interests in applying data-driven and mechanistic models to study the effects of global and local change on fresh and estuarine water quality, land-sea connectivity, and agroecosystem productivity. The position will begin Fall 2019 and is funded for four years at $25,000/year, plus benefits and tuition support, through the cutting-edge Ph.D. program in Geospatial Analytics offered by NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics ( The student will be encouraged to develop research questions and a project tailored to their unique interests and career goals.

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is an internationally recognized collaborative hub for interdisciplinary data scientists advancing novel understanding of spatial phenomena and applying new knowledge to grand challenges. Students in the Ph.D. program receive multidisciplinary advising and the opportunity to work with more than twenty faculty fellows with diverse expertise from nearly a dozen departments across NC State. Students also engage in experiential learning through an off-campus professional internship.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, complete the application at

For more information about the position, contact Dr. Natalie Nelson ( and include a copy of your CV. Additional details about the Ph.D. program in Geospatial Analytics and complete application instructions are available at Interested students are also encouraged to contact Rachel Kasten, Graduate Services Coordinator ( or 919-515-2800), with questions about the program or to explore additional opportunities.