PhD Graduate Research Assistant in Water Resources and Remote Sensing

Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
As per university norms
Posted
Apr 16, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Masters
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia

Two funded research opportunities are available for highly motivated and creative individuals with a strong interest in pursuing multi-disciplinary approaches to address emerging issues at the interface of water, environment and human-health including:

Remote sensing of hydrosphere and water-related diseases: quantification, integration and prediction;

Modeling of hydrologic and climatic processes, issues of scales, observational data analysis with a focus on regional and global occurrence of water-related diseases;

Climate impacts on nutrition and food security;

Impact of climate change on outbreaks, prevalence, transmission and distribution of water-related disease;

Desirable backgrounds include a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or geosciences with particular emphasis on environmental and hydrology-related coursework. A desire to develop strong analytical and computational skillset (e.g., GIS, statistical modeling, processing and handling of remote sensing data) is required and should reflect from your short statement of interests. Application through AGU Job Portal is highly encouraged. Please send latest CV, copies of transcripts and GRE scores.

For more information, please contact Dr. Antar Jutla at ajutla@ufl.edu .

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Admission to the university is required before the appointment can be completed.