Job: PhD Graduate Research Assistant

Title PhD Graduate Research Assistant
Agency, Location Louisiana State University
Categories Student
Job # 13359
Salary $22,000/year, plus tuition coverage

A graduate assistantship is available at the PhD level in Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences (DOCS) starting fall 2019. The successful applicant will work on building a database of CO2in flowing waters (streams) across the US and use statistical modeling to detect spatial and temporal trends. Possibilities exist to link CO2data (and other water quality measures) to other data for biological communities, including fish.

  • BS and MS degree in Environmental Science, Spatial Ecology, or a related field
  • GPA > 3.0 and competitive GRE scores
  • Experience in R and quantitative skills are strongly desired
  • Highly motivated and capable of working independently

Dr. Steve Midway

2257 Energy, Coast & Environment Building

Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences

Louisiana State University

Office: 225–578–6458

Email: [email protected]

Email to Dr. Steve Midway ([email protected])a single, merged PDFincluding: 1) cover letter describing research experience and interests, 2) CV or resume, 3) transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), 4) GRE scores, and 5) contact information of three professional references.

Applications will be reviewed starting May 20th, although the position will remain open until filled and applicants may apply after the review deadline.