(Morgantown, WV) PhD Graduate Research Assistant: Watershed Management, Hydrology and Water Quality
WVU Institute of Water Security and Science
The West Virginia University (WVU) Institute of Water Security and Science (IWSS) and the Interdisciplinary Hydrology Laboratory (IHL) is pleased to offer an opening for a PhD graduate research assistant (GRA) to be filled by filled by January 1, 2020. 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. The incumbent will gain experience investigating land use practices, hydro-climatological processes, water quality and/or eco-hydrological / geochemical regimes in a mixed-land-use watershed of the Appalachian region of the United States. Duties will include environmental monitoring, equipment maintenance, laboratory analyses, collection- processing- and analyses of data, and / or modeling and require coursework, dissertation and multiple peer reviewed articles.
Applicants must possess bachelors, and master’s degrees completed in environmental sciences, hydrology, water resources, water chemistry, 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, 3109 Agricultural Sciences Building, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA; Tel No. (304) 293-2472; Fax: (304) 293-2960; Email: Jason.Hubbart@mail.wvu.edu.