MS Graduate Assistantships in Remote Sensing, GIS, Applied Earth Sciences

Huntsville, Madison County
Jul 15, 2019
Aug 14, 2019
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MS Graduate Assistantships in Remote Sensing, GIS, Applied Earth Sciences

Applications are invited for graduate research assistants at the MS level beginning spring 2019 with NASA SERVIR and Dr. Robert Griffin in the Atmospheric and Earth Science Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Selected applicants will be fully funded to pursue an MS in Earth System Science focused on selected Earth science applications areas of relevance to SERVIR. A joint development initiative of NASA and USAID, SERVIR ( works in partnership with leading organizations worldwide to help developing countries use Earth-observing satellites and geospatial technologies to assess environmental conditions and climate change and improve their planning and actions. Applicants should have experience in geospatial and environmental sciences, with strong math and physics background, and an interest in global development issues. Qualified applicants should go to and apply, or they can reach out to Ms. Lori Wheeler ( with questions.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a tier-1 research-intensive, internationally recognized university with strong ties to NASA Earth sciences through the co-located National Space Science and Technology Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The MS in Earth System Science program enables students to gain not only an understanding of the physics of the climate system and the environment but also a working hands-on knowledge of how data and information are used to aid decision makers.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals With Disabilities.