MS Graduate Assistantships in Remote Sensing, GIS, Applied Earth Sciences via AGU

University of Alabama-Huntsville

Huntsville, AL, United States 🇺🇸

Applications are invited for graduate research assistants at the MS level beginning spring 2017 with NASA SERVIR and Dr. Robert Griffin in the Earth System Science Program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Selected applicants will be fully funded to pursue a MS in ESS focused on selected Earth science applications areas of relevance to SERVIR. A joint development initiative of NASA and USAID, SERVIR ( works in partnership with leading organizations world-wide to help developing countries use Earth observing satellites and geospatial technologies to assess environmental conditions and climate change and improve their planning and actions. Applicants should have experience in geospatial and environmental sciences, with strong math and physics background, and an interest in global development issues specifically related to water and agriculture. Qualified applicants should go to and apply before November 1.


The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a tier 1 research-intensive, internationally recognized university with strong ties to NASA Earth sciences through the co-located National Space Science and Technology Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The MS in Earth System Science program enables students to gain not only an understanding of the physics of the climate system and the environment but also a working hands-on knowledge of how data and information is used to aid decision makers. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

The Earth System Science program is administered by the Atmospheric Science Department:

Information on applying to UAH graduate programs in the Earth System Science Program:

If you have questions about the Earth System Science program or SERVIR, please contact Dr. Robert Griffin at [email protected]. For more information about applying to Graduate Studies within ESS, please contact Dr. Lawrence Carey at [email protected].