PhD Assistantship available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

PhD Assistantship available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This assistantship is available immediately and selected applicant will
begin their program of study in the Spring 2020 or Fall 2020 semester,
and complete a PhD. in Natural Resources Sciences degree with an Applied
Climate Science specialty (e.g., Climate Assessment and Impacts or
Bio-Atmospheric Interactions).

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

Start Date
January 2, 2020 (classes begin on January 13, 2020) OR August 1, 2020
(classes begin on August 24, 2020)

Description
Exact topic of research will be developed after consultation with the
advisor. However, it is expected that research may focus on
land-atmosphere interactions and climatological (and other related) data
analysis. Any modeling (e.g., WRF) experience would be a plus.

Qualifications
M.S. in meteorology, geography, climate science, natural resources, or
closely related field. Previous programming background is not required,
however, past experience would be a 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.

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community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life
balance, and dual careers. See
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