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[Met-jobs] Graduate Assistantship at Appalachian State University (USA)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:37:42 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...
Graduate Assistantship to Investigate Tropical Andean Snow and Ice at
Appalachian State University

A master’s level graduate research assistantship at Appalachian State
University is available beginning Fall 2016 or January 2017 to
investigate the atmospheric processes associated with water isotopes and
chemistry of tropical Andean snow and ice. The successful candidate will
join a new collaborative research project (funded by the National
Science Foundation), “Ultra-High-Resolution Investigation of High Andean
Snow and Ice Chemistry to improve Paleoclimatic Reconstruction and
Enhance Climate Prediction” in partnership with the Climate Change
Institute at the University of Maine.Applicants should have a strong
background in atmospheric science, programming experience, an excellent
overall academic record, strong written and oral communication skills,
and at least basic proficiency in Spanish. Excellent physical
conditioning, travel experience in less-developed countries, and alpine
mountaineering experience are also desirable. The student will be
expected to work independently, participate in field research
expeditions to elevations as high as 6,400 m (21,000 ft) in the tropical
high Andes of Peru and Bolivia, complete a master’s thesis, and present
results at international scientific meetings. Review of applications
will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should contact Dr. Baker Perry
(<> or Dr. Anton Seimon
( <>) before applying
to the graduate program. Additional information on the graduate program
in Geography at Appalachian State University is available at:

L. Baker Perry, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director &

Associate Professor of Geography

375 Rankin Science West, 572 Rivers Street

Appalachian State University
Boone, NC  28608        USA



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