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[Met-jobs] M.S and Ph.D. Studies in Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

From "Capehart, William J" <>
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Date Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:12:34 +0000

M.S and Ph.D. Studies in Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology


The Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences Program at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is seeking M.S. and Ph.D. student applicants for the 2015-2016 Academic Year.  Admissions for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 starting dates are being considered.  Limited funding is available for research in Mesoscale Meteorology, Cloud & Precipitation Physics, Regional Climate, Weather Forecasting, Aquatic Ecosystems, and Land-Surface Hydrology.  Interested candidates must submit official GRE reports, all official university transcripts (GPA of 3.0 or higher), three professional academic/research-based references, and a well-written statement of career goals & research interests.  Contacting Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences faculty to identify projects is strongly encouraged.


Interested candidates should apply through the SDSMT Graduate Education Website.  Detailed instructions and documentation requirements can be found here:


Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. The School of Mines is a public university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. Known for our academic rigor, we maintain a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 98% placement rate and an average starting salary of $65,600. Our Research Programs are concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science. The School of Mines is a growing university that enrolls 2,800 students from 45 states and 40 countries.


Rapid City is in the Rushmore Region of South Dakota.  The state's second largest city (with an urban population of 70,812 and metropolitan population of 141,431) is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities, including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more information about the School of Mines and Rapid City, visit: and


SD Mines is an EEO/AA/ADA employer & provider

Bill Capehart <>   Associate Professor
Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences            Program Director
213 Mineral Industries Building
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology     
501 East Saint Joseph Street                 
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995                    Ph: +1-605-394-1994

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