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PhD student in climate science & impacts

Employer
Syracuse University Department of Geography and The Environment
Location
Syracuse, New York
Salary
At least 4 years + summers of tuition + stipend
Closing date
Sep 27, 2023

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Discipline
Atmospheric Sciences, Global Environmental Change, Interdisciplinary/Other
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Bachelors
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

The Department of Geography and The Environment at Syracuse University is seeking a student interested in pursuing PhD research in climate science and climate change impacts, starting in fall 2024. The student will be a part of an NSF-funded project investigating the effects of climate change on agriculture and the influence of agriculture on regional climate using custom climate model simulations and large observational datasets. Prospective students should have a strong interest in climate science and in the use of climate data analytics to understand how human societies and systems are affected by climate variability and change. Programming experience is beneficial (but not required), particularly in Python or R. PhD students are guaranteed funding for a minimum of 4 years including a 12-month stipend, tuition, and benefits. Prospective students should contact Ethan Coffel (edcoffel@syr.edu) with a CV and a brief description of research interests and motivation. Applicants should apply to the Department of Geography and The Environment here: https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/geography-and-the-environment/how-to-apply/. Applications are due by Jan 1, 2024.

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. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.

 

 

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