Funded Ph.D. and M.S. positions studying the tectonics of the Mongolian Altai

Employer
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Earth and Environmental Science
Location
Socorro, New Mexico; Bloomington, Indiana
Closing date
Dec 18, 2021

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Discipline
Tectonophysics
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Bachelors

Graduate study opportunities: 2 PhD and 1 MS opportunities starting fall 2022 at Indiana University and New Mexico Tech supported by funded NSF Tectonics grants. 

Indiana University opportunities:

1 PhD project focusing on regional thermochronology and uplift history of the Mongolian Altai (supervisor: Andrea Stevens Goddard)

New Mexico Tech opportunities:

1 PhD project on basin evolution within the Mongolian Altai (supervisor: Ryan Leary)

1 MS project focused on numerical modelling of Mongolian Altai deformation (supervisor: Jolante van Wijk)

Detailed project description can be found here: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2111939&HistoricalAwards=false.

Please contact Ryan Leary (ryan.leary@nmt.edu), Andrea Stevens Goddard (alsg@iu.edu), and/or Jolante van Wijk (jolante.vanwijk@nmt.edu) for more information. Ryan Leary is planning on attending AGU, so prospective students should reach out if they are interested in meeting in person.

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