Graduate Research Assistant (MS or PHD): Hydrology, Water Quality, Ecohydrology
The Interdisciplinary Hydrology Laboratory (http://www.forh2o.net/) at West Virginia University has an opening for a graduate research assistant (GRA) at the MS, or PHD level. West Virginia University is the state’s flagship research-one institution, and is among the top universities in the nation, with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Start date is immediate or when position is filled. The incumbent will investigate surface water flow and ecological, geochemical regimes in a mixed-land-use watershed of the Appalachian region of the United States. Duties will include field and lab work including stream flow estimations, monitoring, equipment maintenance and the collection- processing- and analyses of data, and / or modeling of chemical and nutrient transport and transformation processes.
Applicants must possess bachelors (for MS application) and master’s (for PHD application) degrees completed in environmental sciences, hydrology, water chemistry, water resources, or a closely related field. Successful applicants will work collaboratively and independently, must have a valid US driver’s license and automobile. To apply, please forward by email the following documents (unofficial documents for initial application are acceptable; incomplete applications will not be reviewed): transcript, curriculum vitae, recent GRE scores, recent TOEFL/IELTS scores (international students), cover letter (including academic, research and professional goals and interests), and the names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Jason Hubbart, 4121 Agricultural Sciences Building, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA; Tel No. (304) 293-2472; Fax: (304) 293-2960; Email: [email protected].