PhD Graduate Research Assistant: Land Use Practices, Hydrology and Water Quality

Location
Northeastern United States, Appalachia, West Virginia
Salary
Internationally competitive GRA salary and benefits
Posted
Jul 04, 2020
Closes
Aug 03, 2020
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia

The West Virginia University (WVU) Institute of Water Security and Science (IWSS) and the Interdisciplinary Hydrology Laboratory (IHL) is pleased to announce an opening for a PhD graduate research assistant (GRA) to be filled for fall semester 2020. West Virginia University is the state’s flagship research-one institution, and is among the top universities in the nation, with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

A highly motivated GRA is sought that is committed to gaining experience investigating land use practices (E.g. various forestry, agricultural, urban, and industrial land uses), hydro-climatological processes, and/or water quality in the Appalachian region of the United States. The student will obtain experience conducting environmental monitoring; maintaining equipment; conducting laboratory analyses; and collection, processing, and analyses of data, and/or modeling; and developing a dissertation including peer reviewed articles.

Applicants must possess bachelors, and master’s degrees completed in a closely related field. Successful applicants will work collaboratively and independently, and must have a U.S. driver's license and automobile. The GRA will include a competitive stipend, health insurance, and tuition waiver. To apply, please forward by email the following documents (unofficial documents for initial application are acceptable; incomplete applications will not be reviewed): transcript, curriculum vitae, recent GRE scores, recent TOEFL/IELTS scores (international students), cover letter (including academic, research and professional goals and interests), and the names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Jason Hubbart, 3109 Agricultural Sciences Building, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA; Tel No. (304) 293-2472; Fax: (304) 293-2960; Email: Jason.Hubbart@mail.wvu.edu.

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