[ES_JOBS_NET] PhD position available

Lixin Wang w.lixin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 07:22:59 MDT 2015

The Department of Earth Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University
Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks a motivated student interested in pursuing a PhD
in Applied Earth Sciences. The student will work on a USDA-funded project
investigating the buffering effect of no-till agriculture on crop yield,
nutrient use efficiency, and leaching potential through field simulation,
greenhouse experiments, remote sensing and data synthesis. The position is
available from January 2016, and will be supported through research and
teaching assistantships that provide a competitive stipend, tuition
remission and health insurance. The student will be co-advised by Lixin
Wang (http://earthsciences.iupui.edu/~lxwang) and Pierre-André Jacinthe  (
http://earthsciences.iupui.edu/people/pierre-andre-jacinthe), and will work
in close collaboration with the Remote Sensing group led by Lin Li. Applicants
must hold a Master degree in earth sciences, hydrology, environmental
sciences or related disciplines, and have strong oral and written
communication skills.

IUPUI is Indiana's premier urban public research university, currently
enrolling more than 30,000 students. In 2011, IUPUI was ranked 3rd by U.S.
News and World Report in “Up-and-Coming National Universities”.
Indianapolis is a very livable city with a wealth of outdoor, cultural, and
sporting activities. The department of Earth Sciences has a wide variety of
analytical facilities including LGR and Picarro water isotope analyzers,
IRMS facility, and wet chemistry laboratories equipped for soil, water and
plant analysis.

To apply, please send a copy of your application materials (statement of
interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, GRE score, TOEFL score if
applicable, and contact information of three referees) to Dr. Lixin Wang (
lxwang at iupui.edu) or Dr. Pierre-André Jacinthe (pjacinth at iupui.edu). Review
of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is

Lixin Wang
Assistant Professor
Editor: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
Associate Editor: Geophysical Research Letters
Associate Editor: Journal of Arid Environments
Department of Earth Sciences
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
723 W Michigan St, SL 118P
Indianapolis IN 46202
Office Tel: 317-274-7764
Fax: 317-274-7966
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