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MS Research Assistantship

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
$25,000 per year
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Earth and Space Science Informatics, Hydrology, Near Surface Geophysics
Career Level
Student / Graduate
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Relocation Cost
No Relocation
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Where: School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

When: Anticipated start date of Fall 2024 or Spring 2025

Qualifications: BS in geology, hydrogeology, geophysics, or closely related field

Project description: The goal of this project is to evaluate the extent to which geological heterogeneity influences spatial patterns of NO3-N (nitrate) reduction in the vadose zone and aquifer. Field methods will include transient electromagnetics along with drilling, coring, and sampling. Laboratory methods will include geochemical analysis of sediment and water samples.

Pay and Benefits: Position includes tuition remission for 12 credit hours fall, spring, and summer, annual stipend of $25,000, and subsidized student health insurance.


The School of Natural Resources offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences. The broad diversity of climate, habitat, hydrology, soils, and near-surface and subsurface geology across Nebraska provides a multitude of opportunities for field study in each of these areas. Our excellent faculty conduct research throughout Nebraska, across the United States, and around the world. Position includes tuition remission for 12 credit hours fall, spring, and summer. Will be required to pay fees. Fee information for prospective graduate students can be found at: Eligible for subsidized student health insurance. Information can be found at:
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