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[Met-jobs] PhD Student Opportunities at McMaster University (Canada)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:06:10 +0000


Ph.D Student Opportunities - McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Hydro-meteorology and climatology group at the School of Geography and
Earth Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is seeking
applications for two Ph.D student opportunities starting fall term,
2015. Details are given below:

(1) Ph.D student - Hydrologic Modelling. The main objective of this work
is to study hydrological processes at catchment or watershed scale using
a hydrologic model and determine how these processes may be influenced
by climate change and extreme weather events. Applicants should have a
background in hydrological modelling and strong analytical and
programming skills. This work is part of newly funded FloodNet Project.

(2) Ph.D student - Terrestrial Ecosystem Modelling: The main objective
of this work is to study soil-vegetation-atmospheric interactions using
a state-of-the-art carbon and nitrogen coupled land surface scheme,
CLASS-CTEM-N+. Applicants should have a background in land schemes or
terrestrial ecosystem models and strong analytical and programming
skills such as knowledge of FORTRAN programming language, statistical
analysis (Matlab, SPLUS etc) and Unix platforms.

Qualified candidates should submit statement of research interests,
resume, copies of transcripts and names of two referees to Dr. Altaf
Arain at address listed below. Application deadline is 20 March 2015.
Review of the applications will begin immediately.
Sincerely,

M. Altaf Arain (Ph.D)
Professor , School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Email: arainm@mcmaster.ca
<http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/geo/people/faculty/arain/>




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