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PhD Research Assistantship

University of Connecticut, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut
Closing date
Aug 7, 2024

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Biogeosciences, Hydrology
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

We are seeking a PhD student in aquatic ecosystem ecology at the University of Connecticut, Department of Natural Resources & the Environment beginning January, May, or August 2025.  The successful candidate’s research will focus on carbon cycling, nutrient dynamics, and/or greenhouse gas dynamics of aquatic ecosystems, with a focus on ecosystem interfaces (groundwater-surface water, lotic-lentic).  The student will be advised by Dr. Ashley Helton (  

Preferred qualifications include an MS or equivalent experience in a relevant field, experience with spatial and empirical aquatic biogeochemistry data, and strong communication skills.

The position is fully funded with competitive stipend and benefits (  

Interested? Please e-mail Ashley ( a CV and brief statement of interest.  We will review applications until the position is filled.

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