MS Student in Forest Hydrology, Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS

Organization: Forest Hydrology and Soils Lab in the College of Forest Resources at Mississippi State University

Duties: The student will conduct research in the discipline of forest hydrology to answer questions regarding the cycling of water and nutrients in southeastern forests, how this status is affected by climatological variability, and how anthropogenic and natural disturbances (insects, fire, etc.) affect forest health across spatial and temporal scales. The student will participate in extensive field research in addition to laboratory work in the Forest Hydrology and Soils Lab on campus.

Desired qualifications: The prospective student should possess enthusiasm for field work, strong analytical and communication skills, and attention to detail.

Start and end dates: August 2018.

Salary/pay: Financial support is available for two years, including a stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance.

Link to more information: Find out more about the program.

How to apply: Please contact Dr. Courtney Siegert at and provide (1) a cover letter discussing interest in the research and applicable background experience; (2) a CV; and (3) unofficial transcripts and/or GREs. Review of applications will begin February 20, 2017.