A graduate assistantship is available at the PhD level in Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences (DOCS) starting fall 2019. The successful applicant will work on building a database of CO2 in flowing waters (streams) across the US and use statistical modeling to detect spatial and temporal trends. Possibilities exist to link CO2 data (and other water quality measures) to other data for biological communities, including fish.
• BS and MS degree in Environmental Science, Spatial Ecology, or a related field
• GPA > 3.0 and competitive GRE scores
• Experience in R and quantitative skills are strongly desired
• Highly motivated and capable of working independently
Salary: $22,000/year, plus tuition coverage
Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed starting May 20th, although the position will remain open until filled and applicants may apply after the review deadline.
Email to Dr. Steve Midway (firstname.lastname@example.org) a single, merged PDF including: 1) cover letter describing research experience and interests, 2) CV or resume, 3) transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), 4) GRE scores, and 5) contact information of three professional references.