Ph.D. Program in Applied Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana

Organization: Department of Earth Sciences, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Type of opportunity: Academic, fellowship

Contact: Pr. Lixin Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, (317) 274-7764,

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 ( and 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,, or Dr. Pierre-Andre Jacinthe,

Application deadline: Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the positions are filled.