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Funded Earth System Modeling MS and PhD Positions at UConn

Employer
Department of Geosciences - University of Connecticut
Location
Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut
Salary
Starting at about $25,000 per 9-months with the possibility of additional summer funding
Closing date
Nov 3, 2021
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The Computational Climate Change Lab in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for multiple funded MS and PhD positions in Earth system modeling to begin in Fall 2022. Individuals with an undergraduate and/or graduate degree in Earth science, atmospheric science, physics, computer science, math, chemistry, biology, or related subject are encouraged to apply.

About the Positions: Potential research topics include NSF-funded projects on past warm climates and glacial-interglacial cycles. Visit our lab website (https://climate.geosciences.uconn.edu/) for more information about our research. Students will receive continuous stipend support starting at ~$25,000 per 9-months with the possibility of additional summer funding. Admission also includes tuition waiver, health insurance benefits, and funding for research related travel.

About the University: UConn is a top 25 public research university situated in the beautiful rolling hills of central Connecticut but is just a short drive from both New York City and Boston. The Department of Geosciences is made up of a group of enthusiastic scientists who are researching a wide range of topics in Earth sciences. Visit the department website (https://geosciences.uconn.edu/graduateprogram/) for more information about our graduate program.

How to Apply: Applications should be sent to the UConn graduate school (https://grad.uconn.edu/admissions/apply-to-uconn/) by January 10th for Fall 2022 admission. Your application must include official college transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of your interests and goals. Foreign students whose native language is not English must submit evidence of proficiency in the English language. There is no GRE requirement! We strongly encourage applications from candidates who are members of underrepresented or marginalized communities.

Interested students may request additional information by contacting Dr. Ran Feng (ran.feng@uconn.edu) or Dr. Clay Tabor (clay.tabor@uconn.edu) or by completing the form on our lab website (https://climate.geosciences.uconn.edu/opportunities/). We look forward to hearing from you!

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