[ES_JOBS_NET] Funded PhD opportunity at the University of Connecticut, Department of Geography, Climate Lab, Fall 2014
anji.seth at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 15:16:46 MST 2014
Funded PhD opportunity at the University of Connecticut, Department of Geography, Climate Lab, Fall 2014
Contact: Professor Anji Seth (anji.seth at uconn.edu
Climate Lab: http://climate.lab.uconn.edu
PhD: Climate Change in the Northeast U.S.
The Climate Lab at the University of Connecticut Department of Geography, in Storrs, CT, is seeking a highly motivated PhD student to join our group. The graduate student will be expected to analyze large datasets from observations and global climate models to investigate the regional response of climate to anthropogenic and natural drivers on time scales from decades to centuries.
The successful applicant will have a solid quantitative background, the ability to communicate effectively (writing and speaking skills), and to thrive in an interdisciplinary environment. Experience working in a UNIX computing environment and with analysis tools such as UNIX, R, Python, NCL/MATLAB, and Perl are desirable.
Suitable backgrounds for applicants include MS or MA degrees in Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, or related fields. This PhD position will take the form of a graduate research assistantship, funded for 3 years by an NSF grant, beginning Fall 2014.
The Department of Geography (http://geography.uconn.edu) at the University of Connecticut (http://uconn.edu) is a dynamic, growing and collaborative environment for 15 faculty and 30 graduate students. The department is a charter member of the cross-university Atmospheric Sciences Group, which involves more than 20 faculty members working on climate related research.
Contact Dr. Anji Seth (anji.seth at uconn.edu) for further information.
Anji Seth, Associate Professor
Department of Geography
University of Connecticut
215 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4148
Storrs, CT 06269
GEOG Office 860/486-3204, FAX 860/486-1348
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