[ES_JOBS_NET] Watershed hydrology PhD positions at University of California, Santa Cruz

Margaret Zimmer margaret.zimmer at ucsc.edu
Wed Oct 11 18:08:43 MDT 2017

Dr. Margaret Zimmer is recruiting 1-2 hydrology Ph.D. students to start
summer/fall 2018 in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the
University of California, Santa Cruz.

Current lab research integrates field work and computational analyses to
address questions regarding watershed hydrology, stream-groundwater
interactions, and solute fate and transport in a variety of landscapes,
with particular focus in California. Scales of inquiry span spatially from
stream reach to regional watershed and temporally from event to multi-year.
Students are encouraged to contact Dr. Margaret Zimmer to discuss specific
research projects.

The UC Santa Cruz Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is regularly
ranked in the top ~15 Earth Sciences departments in the country
UC Santa Cruz is currently ranked 3rd worldwide for research influence
<https://news.ucsc.edu/2017/09/times-higher-ed.html>. The campus is located
in the Santa Cruz Mountains, overlooking Monterey Bay, a national marine
sanctuary. Year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation are numerous
(mountain biking, hiking, surfing, sailing, etc.). For more information
about program requirements, please visit the department website
<https://eps.ucsc.edu/>. The departmental application deadline is January
5, 2018.

The Zimmer lab is motivated to maintain a productive, diverse, and
inclusive lab environment and encourage students from under-represented
groups to consider this program. In addition, UC Santa Cruz has several
initiatives to help foster a welcoming environment for all (e.g. FirstGen
Initiative <https://firstgen.ucsc.edu/>, Office of Diversity, Equity, and
Inclusion <https://diversity.ucsc.edu/>).

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Zimmer at
margaret.zimmer 'at' ucsc.edu before the application deadline with
information on research experiences and interests, motivations to pursue a
Ph.D., and career aspirations. Please include a current CV and academic
transcripts. More information about the Zimmer lab can be found on the Zimmer
lab website <http://mzimmer.weebly.com/>.
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