PhD Assistantship in Hydrologic Data Assimilation via AGU

University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL, United States 🇺🇸

The University of Alabama Department of Geological Sciences is recruiting for a fully-funded PhD assistantship in terrestrial hydrology modeling and data assimilation. The project involves application of machine learning to improve data assimilation (with remote sensing and stream gauge data) and uncertainty assessment for flood forecasting.

A qualified applicant will have strong coding experience, an interest in writing scientific journal articles, and a degree in a quantitate field such as hydrology, geology, atmospheric sciences, computer science, or mathematics/statistics.

Interested candidates should email the following items to Dr. Grey Nearing at [email protected]:

  • a detailed resume or CV
  • a 500-word (maximum) research interest statement,
  • a 200-word (maximum) career interest statement, and
  • official or unofficial transcripts.
  • A writing sample may be included, but is optional.