[ES_JOBS_NET] PhD opportunity, Elliott Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Lab, University of Pittsburgh

Elliott, Emily M eelliott at pitt.edu
Fri Nov 20 10:46:47 MST 2015

A PhD position is available beginning September 2016  in the Elliott Stable  Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Geology and Environmental Science,  as part of a 5-year, NSF-funded study of urban nitrogen dynamics.  We are seeking  new graduate student(s) to join our dynamic and interdisciplinary research  group dedicated to using stable isotope geochemistry to examine nitrogen dynamics in atmospheric-ecosystem-hydrologic systems.  Specific projects  include examination of reactive nitrogen dynamics in urban watersheds. modeling riverine nitrogen fluxes, and tracking sources  of nitrogen eutrophication to surface waters.  Candidates from diverse disciplinary backgrounds are welcome, but an M.S. is required; only substantial research and prior publication experience will be considered in lieu of an M.S. degree.  Desired qualifications also include hydrologic modeling and GIS experience, quantitative analysis and strong writing skills. Interested  candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Elliott directly  (eelliott at pitt.edu<https://webmail.pitt.edu/webmail/src/compose.php?send_to=eelliott%40pitt.edu> ) via an email that briefly describes research  experiences and interests.  Applications received prior to January 15, 2016 will receive fullest  consideration.  More information about the Elliott group can be found here:  http://www.pitt.edu/~eelliott/  and application information can be found here:  http://www.geology.pitt.edu/application.

Emily M. Elliott, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Geology & Environmental Science
University of Pittsburgh
502 SRCC
4107 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

ph:  412/624-8882
eelliott at pitt.edu<mailto:eelliott at pitt.edu>

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