Multiple Postdoc Research Positions

The Department of Geography at the University of California Santa Barbara invites applications of highly qualified students for the Ph.D. program. Students interested in Climate Sciences may select from a wide range of research topics.

Dr. Leila Carvalho: regional and large-scale climate variability and modeling, global climate change, monsoon systems, mesoscale meteorology and fire-weather regimes and mesoscale modeling.

Dr. Timothy DeVries: Global modeling of ocean carbon and nutrient cycles; Ocean circulation; Ocean carbon uptake and ocean acidification; Ocean heat uptake; Feedbacks between ocean processes and climate change

Dr. Qinghua Ding: Polar climate variability, tropical-extratropical teleconnections, paleoclimate, climate change, large-scale
atmosphere-ocean interactions and coupled climate modeling.

Dr. Charles Jones: climate variability and change, regional and global modeling, Madden-Julian Oscillation, El Nino/Southern
Oscillation, extreme precipitation, predictability, fire-weather modeling and monsoon systems.

* Dr. Anna Trugman: climate and water availability influences on ecosystem diversity, productivity, and resilience across large
spatial scales; field measurements and numerical ecosystem models to gain new insight into the biological processes affecting climate-vegetation interactions

The Dept. of Geography at UCSB is internationally recognized as one of the top Departments of Geography in the world and has been ranked among the top doctoral programs in the U.S. by a variety of indices for the last 15 years (<>). Accepted Ph.D. students are offered comprehensive financial packages as research and teaching
assistantships covering monthly stipends, tuition and fees.

For more information about the Department and contact information, please visit our website: <>.

Applications need to be received by 15 December 2017.

UCSB is one of only 61 USA institutions elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus in southern California < <>

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