US nationals: Funded Water Resources PhD Opportunity via AGU

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID, United States 🇺🇸

Funded PhD Opportunity: The University of Idaho’s Water Resources Program invites applications for the National Science Foundation’s Integrated Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program on “Adaptation to change in water resources: science to inform decision-making across disciplines, cultures and scales.” Doctoral trainees will work in interdisciplinary teams to research the drivers and consequences of changing water dynamics in the Pacific Northwest.

  • $30,000 stipend per year plus tuition and fees for 2 years with funding opportunities available for following years.
  • Qualifications: Trainees MUST be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., its territories or its possessions. Applicants should have a Master’s degree (exceptional candidates with an undergraduate degree will also be considered) and an interest in integrating science and application.  We are seeking students from the following disciplines: hydrology and watershed management, environmental science, ecohydraulics, fisheries science, water resources engineering, climate science, ecology, sociology/rural and community economics, law, and public policy and management.
  • To apply: Applicants should send a letter of interest and qualifications, a resume that includes contact information for three references, and copies of transcripts and GRE scores (unofficial is fine) to Mary Schierman ([email protected]). Deadline for applications is November 1, 2016. We anticipate selected students will officially apply to enroll at the University of Idaho for the Summer 2017 semester and will start the IGERT PhD Traineeship on June 1, 2017.

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