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[Met-jobs] Multiple Geography Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant Positions Available at Southern Illinois University (USA)

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Wed, 5 Oct 2016 18:33:10 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Department of Geography and Environmental Resources at Southern
Illinois University-Carbondale has multiple graduate research
assistantships available for the 2017-2018 academic year (Master- or
Ph.D.-level). Current open research assistantships include:


1. NOAA-funded investigation of heat waves and droughts in the United
States, and sub-seasonal to seasonal prediction capabilities of climate
forecast models


2. NASA-funded investigation of preferential land surface conditions for
convective thunderstorm initiation in the central United States


The assistantships are available to students with a background in
geography, climatology, or meteorology, an excellent academic record,
and strong written and oral communication skills. In addition,
programming experience is necessary. In addition the department has
multiple graduate teaching assistantships available in Climate & Water
Resources, GIS, and Environmental Sustainability. Both the research and
teaching assistantships provide 9-month appointments with a monthly
stipend and tuition waiver.


Students interested in the research or teaching assistantships should
contact Dr. Trent Ford (*twford@siu.edu*), applications are being
reviewed immediately. Students are encouraged to visit the SIU
Department of Geography & Environmental Resources webpage for more
information about the MS and PhD programs:
<http://cola.siu.edu/geography/graduate>.



Located in the forested Shawnee Hills, 100 miles southeast of St.
Louis, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a Carnegie Doctoral
Research University (high research activity).


Trent W. Ford

Assistant Professor
Geography and Environmental Resources
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL




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