[ES_JOBS_NET] PhD/MS Positions

Sujith Ravi sujithravi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 12:15:03 MST 2014

PhD/MS Positions: Landscape responses to fire

The Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Temple University seeks
a motivated student interested in pursing PhD (Geosciences). The research
project will investigate the applicability of novel techniques – rare earth
element tracers for soil erosion, and LiDAR (Ground-based & Unmanned Aerial
Systems) for soil microtopography and vegetation structure – to monitor
landscape responses to disturbances (fires). The project will involve a
combination of extensive field experiments (in New Mexico) and laboratory
analysis. The MS/PhD positions (Fall 2015) will be fully funded through
and teaching assistantships. The student will be advised by Sujith Ravi
(Temple University, PA https://sites.temple.edu/ravi/home/) and will work in
close collaboration with Joel Sankey (USGS, Southwest Biological Science
Center, Flagstaff, AZ) and Junran Li (University of Tulsa, OK). Applicants
for PhD program must hold a Master degree or equivalent in geology, earth
science or
environmental sciences, with strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience in geochemical analysis (e.g. ICP-MS) and geostatistics is

Temple University is a comprehensive public research university located in
Philadelphia, PA. Temple University is a dynamic urban university with
around 38,000 students and provides one of the nation’s most comprehensive
and diverse learning environments. More information about our department is
available at http://www.temple.edu/geology/ . For information on Graduate
School application requirements at Temple University:

For more information contact Sujith Ravi, Assistant Professor, Department of
Earth & Environmental Sciences, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
(sravi at temple.edu).
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