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[Met-jobs] Funded PhD Opportunity at the University of Connecticut (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:56:26 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Funded PhD opportunity at the University of Connecticut, Department of
Geography, Climate Lab,Fall 2014

Contact:Professor Anji Seth (

Climate Lab:

PhD: Climate Change in the Northeast U.S.

The Climate Lab at the University of Connecticut Department of
Geography, in Storrs, CT, is seeking a highly motivated PhD student to
join our group. The graduate student will be expected to analyze large
datasets from observations and global climate models to investigate the
regional response of climate to anthropogenic and natural drivers on
time scales from decades to centuries.

The successful applicant will have a solid quantitative background, the
ability to communicate effectively (writing and speaking skills), and to
thrive in an interdisciplinary environment.Experience working in a UNIX
computing environment and with analysis tools such as UNIX, R, Python,
NCL/MATLAB, and Perl are desirable.

Suitable backgrounds for applicants include MS or MA degrees in
Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, or related fields.This PhD position
will take the form of a graduate research assistantship, funded for 3
years by an NSF grant, beginning Fall 2014.

The Department of Geography (
<>) at the University of Connecticut
( <>) is a dynamic, growing and
collaborative environment for 15 faculty and 30 graduate students. The
department is a charter member of the cross-university Atmospheric
Sciences Group, which involves more than 20 faculty members working on
climate related research.

Contact Dr. Anji Seth ( <>)
for further information.

Anji Seth, Associate Professor
Department of Geography
University of Connecticut
215 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4148
Storrs, CT 06269

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