PhD Assistantship - Hydro-Ecology and Forest Management for Global Change

Raleigh, North Carolina (US)
$25,000/year + tuition and health insurance
Nov 18, 2020
Dec 18, 2020
Career Level
Student / Graduate
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Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
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A collaboration of faculty from the Center for Geospatial Analytics and the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources has two positions available: 1. Integrating hydrologic and forest process models to examine changes in forest water resources 2. Modeling innovative forest management to sustain ecosystem services. Students will work with Drs. Katie MartinRobert SchellerZakiya Leggett, and Jelena Vukomanovic. Students will each have one primary mentor and the other project partners will form their graduate committees. The positions will begin Fall 2021 and are 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 Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State is an internationally recognized hub for interdisciplinary data scientists pushing the boundaries of spatial data science to advance discovery and inform real-world decision-making. Students in the Ph.D. program receive multidisciplinary advising and the opportunity to work with over thirty faculty fellows with diverse expertise from over a dozen departments across NC State.

To apply, complete the application at by February 1, 2021. Applicants should have a background and preferably a Master’s degree in environmental science, natural resources, or similar and experience in coding.

For more information about the positions, contact Katie Martin ( or any member of the collaboration 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.