Graduate Research Assistantship (Water Quality and Groundwater-Surface Water Interaction) via AGU

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE, US

Research groundwater-surface water interactions and water quality. Investigate long-term impacts of water resources management and environmental factors on groundwater and surface water systems using field measurements, environmental tracers, isotopes, and numerical models. Explore and synthesize existing long-term observations of groundwater and surface water quantity and quality.

An MS degree is required. Competitive candidates will have educational background in hydrology, hydrogeology, or a related engineering field. Candidates with an interest in science literacy, human dimensions (social sciences), and/or historical hydrology are encouraged to apply. Field experience is preferred; interest in field work is required. Modeling experience is not required, but beneficial.

Salary information: Minimum of $22,000/annually

Preferred start date: Start of Summer term in 2018 (May)

Position includes tuition remission for full-time status during fall, spring, and summer semesters for three years (PhD). Will be required to pay fees. Fee information for prospective graduate students can be found at: http://www.unl.edu/gradstudies/prospective/money

Eligible for subsidized student health insurance. Information can be found at: http://www.unl.edu/gradstudies/current/health

About University of Nebraska-Lincoln:

Potential students may opt for a degree from Biological Systems Engineering or the School of Natural Resources. The broad diversity of agricultural practices, climate, habitat, hydrology, soils, and near-surface and subsurface geology across Nebraska provides a multitude of opportunities for field study in each of these areas. Our excellent faculty conduct research throughout Nebraska, across the United States, and around the world.


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED