Ph.D. Assistantship in Surface Water Dynamics from Space

Raleigh, North Carolina
$25,000/year + tuition and health insurance
Jan 08, 2019
Feb 01, 2019
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type


The Geospatial Analysis for Environmental Change Lab, relocating to North Carolina State University this year, seeks a creative, motivated Ph.D. student with strong quantitative and analytical skills to investigate hydroclimatic drivers of surface water extent dynamics and advance quantification of water quantity (extent and volume) through integrating space agency time-series of satellite data (e.g. Landsat, Sentinel), high-resolution satellite data as well as climate variables and river discharge.

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‚Äôs Center for Geospatial Analytics. The student will be encouraged to develop research questions and a project tailored to their unique interests and career goals.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, complete the application at Applicants should hold a degree in spatial ecology, hydrology, water resources or a related discipline. For more information about the position, contact Dr. Mirela Tulbure ( and include a copy of your CV.