The West Virginia University (WVU) Institute of Water Security and Science (IWSS) and the Schools of Agriculture and Food and Natural Resources are pleased to announce an opening for a PhD graduate research assistant (GRA) to be filled spring or summer semester of 2021. 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.

A skilled and enthusiastic graduate research assistant (GRA) is sought that is interested in watershed analysis and modeling, water quality and human impacts on water security. Applicants should have experience measuring and monitoring environmental variables, hydrology, climate, biogeochemical processes, and/or water quality.

Applicants must possess bachelors, and master’s degrees completed in a closely related field. Successful applicants will work collaboratively and independently and must have a U.S. driver’s license and transportation. The GRA will include a competitive stipend, health insurance, and tuition waiver. 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: