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Ph.D. position in Geological Engineering at MS&T

Employer
Missouri University of Science and Technology, Geological Engineering Department
Location
Rolla, Missouri
Closing date
Jan 28, 2022

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Discipline
Hydrology, Near Surface Geophysics
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia
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The Geological Engineering program at the Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking an outstanding applicant to pursue a Ph.D. in geological engineering with an emphasis in near-surface geophysics.  The successful applicant will conduct research in hydrology and geophysics and will also assist with field trips in a teacher education program.

We are seeking applicants with a BS or MS in geological engineering, geophysics, earth sciences, or a related discipline.  The applicant must be strong quantitatively, a clear communicator, and able to conduct field work independently.  Research activities will include acquiring, processing, and interpreting data from ground- and UAV-based platforms as well as conventional soil measurements.  Knowledge of GIS is required, and familiarity with Python or other programming language is preferred.  The preferred start date is Summer and/or Fall 2022.

Funding for this position includes tuition, fees, a 12-month stipend, and annual travel funding to attend conferences.  To express interest, please complete this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bluWlVFDhQAn8L7JRWypitSwKsoxi3DbgzkGZKFMeEc.  Selected applicants will be contacted to discuss the position, and some of these applicants will be invited to formally apply to MS&T.  Applications received before Jan. 21, 2022 will receive priority consideration, but all applications will be considered until the position is filled.  MS&T is committed to a diverse workplace, and students from STEM-underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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