Type of opportunity: Academic, fellowship
Contact: Pr. Lixin Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, (317) 274-7764, email@example.com
Duties: 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, and data synthesis.
The student will be co-advised by Lixin Wang (http://earthsciences.iupui.edu/~lxwang) and Pierre-Andre Jacinthe (http://earthsciences.iupui.edu/people/pierre-andre-jacinthe), and will work in close collaboration with the Remote Sensing group led by Lin Li.
Desired qualifications: Master degree in earth sciences, hydrology, environmental sciences or related disciplines and strong oral and written communication skills.
Start date: August, 2016
Salary/pay: The position will be supported through research and teaching assistantships that provide a competitive stipend, tuition remission and health insurance.
How to apply: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. Pierre-Andre Jacinthe, email@example.com.
Application deadline: Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the positions are filled.