Graduate Research Assistantships (MS and PhD) in Hydrology/Water Quality

Agency
University of Idaho
Job Category
Jobs Available for All Current Students, Jobs Available for Master Students, Jobs Available for PhD Students
Start Date
Immediately
Description
Two graduate research assistantships are available at University of Idaho in Moscow for students interested in water resources and water quality management. The students will be part of a team working to improve our current understanding of phosphorus generation and transport in forested ecosystems. The focus of the project is in the Lake Tahoe basin and the two prospective students are expected to be involved with field data collection campaigns, laboratory analysis, spatial data management and interpretation and will be presenting results at international meetings and publishing in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Financial support: Each successful candidate will receive tuition support and stipend, and financial support to participate to a relevant conference each year.

Qualifications
Applicants for the PhD position will have an undergraduate or graduate degree in hydrology, water resources, soils, environmental chemistry, agricultural engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field. The successful candidate will be familiar with GIS/remote sensing, Python/R programming, and basic spatial modeling and statistics. Applicants for the MS position will have an undergraduate degree in soil science, geology, chemistry, water quality, environmental engineering, or a related field. The successful candidates will be familiar with: basic chemistry knowledge, laboratory analyses, basic data analyses and statistics. Both students are expected to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and to participate in approximately three weeks of field campaign annually. We highly encourage motivated students eager to gain a deeper understanding of the management of forested ecosystems and are willing to work interactively in team research to apply for these assistantships.
Contact Person
Mariana Dobre
Contact eMail
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