PhD Student Position in Geodynamics and Landscape Evolution Modeling

Employer
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Syracuse University
Location
Syracuse, New York
Closing date
Nov 4, 2021

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Discipline
Solid Earth Geophysics, Tectonophysics
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Bachelors

Job Details

The geodynamics lab at Syracuse University in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is looking for a PhD student to join the group with a focus on coupling geodynamic models of continental rifting with landscape evolution models. The successful candidate should possess a BSc/MSc degree in Geophysics/Earth Science/Physics, or a related field, with a strong mathematical background and have an interest in computational models of geodynamic and geomorphic processes. Desired qualifications include some experience with geodynamic or landscape evolution modeling, proficiency in at least one programming language and prior research experience. The start date for this position is January 2022 (preferred) or August 2022. Interested candidates should directly contact Prof. Robert Moucha (thecollege.syr.edu/people/faculty/moucha-robert). Information on our graduate program can be found at thecollege.syr.edu/earth-sciences-department/graduate-programs-earth-sciences.

Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Company

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience. 


The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

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Location
Syracuse University
204 HEROY GEOLOGY LABORATORY
Syracuse
NY
13244
United States

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