Graduate Assistantship (M.S.) available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Graduate Assistantship (M.S.) available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This assistantship is funded by a National Science Foundation grant.
Selected applicant will begin their program of study in the Spring 2019 semester, and complete an MS in Natural Resources Sciences degree with an Applied Climate Science specialty (e.g., Climate Assessment and Impacts or Bio-Atmospheric Interactions). Funding is available through Fall 2020.

Salary
$24,000 per year with health insurance and tuition waiver (student is responsible for fees)

Start Date
January 3, 2019 (classes begin January 7, 2019)

Last Date to Apply
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Description
Exact topic of thesis research will be developed after consultation with their advisor. However, it is expected that research may focus on land-atmosphere interactions at the meso-/regional-scale, their impacts on weather and climate, data analysis and may use the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model.

Qualifications
B.S. in meteorology, geography, climate science, natural resources, or closely related field. Previous, programming and/or modeling background is not required; however, experience in these areas would be plus for the student.

To Apply
Applicants must create a single document (e.g., a Word or pdf document) and the name of the file must contain the applicant’s first and last name. Application document must include:
1. A cover letter that articulates their interest pursuing an advanced degree 2. Curriculum Vitae or Resume 3. Unofficial transcripts 4. Unofficial general GRE scores 5. List of three references and their email addresses

Send file to Dr. Rezaul Mahmood, rmahmood2@unl.edu. Applications will be screened as they are received. Formal application to UNL, including official transcripts, GRE, and recommendations, is required subsequent to selection of the successful candidate.

For information about the School of Natural Resources, visit:
<https://snr.unl.edu>. Contact Dr. Rezaul Mahmood (rmahmood2@unl.edu) with general questions about the assistantship.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See <https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination>

To apply for this job email your details to rmahmood2@unl.edu