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[Met-jobs] PhD or MS Position at Florida State University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:52:31 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Vacancy: PhD or MS Position at Florida State University, Department
of Geography and Program in Public Health


Four years of funding available for a graduate student. Support will be
a mix of Research Assistant (at least 2.5 years) and Teaching
Assistant opportunities. The prospective student may start as early as
Winter 2015 or as late as Winter 2016.

Work in a stimulating environment and be a part of cutting edge research
team. The Environmental Protection Agency funded study will examine how
extreme indoor conditions, impact human health (e.g. heat stroke,
influenza). The study will also quantify how future climate change may
increase indoor heat exposure or promote influenza survival. The study
partners with emergency medical services in New York City, NY and
Atlanta, GA.

The position will cover tuition and provide a biweekly stipend. Funded
travel opportunities will be available, including collaboration visits
where appropriate. Florida State University is located in Florida’s
capital city (Tallahassee) affording access to policy makers and state
public health departments.

Duties include:

Assist with data collection

Perform data analysis

Review relevant literature

Disseminate results of research activities at conferences and in
peer-reviewed scientific journals

Work with other research team members and established investigators

Manage project e-mails and other communications

Assist in the training of new researchers


Bachelor’s degree in scientific field

General computer skills and the curiosity to learn advanced computing
skills for scientific applications such as GIS, R, Matlab and Python

Ability to work independently with general guidance

Excellent organizational and communications skills

If you are interested in the position, please email
<> with the following information:

·Your resume or curriculum vitae (CV), including

oGrade point average from your last degree

oGRE scores, including the percentiles

·Experience working with statistics

Please see the following webpages for more information:

Personal Webpage: <>

Department Webpage: <>

Dr. Christopher K. Uejio

Assistant Professor

Florida State University

Department of Geography

Tallahassee, FL, USA <>

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