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[Met-jobs] PhD Opportunities at Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science - University of Miami

From University of Miami RSMAS <>
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2019 19:25:16 -0500

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) at the University of Miami is seeking applicants to several Ph.D. research assistantships available in 2020. RSMAS faculty research interests fall under the following departments: Atmospheric Science (ATM), Marine Biology and Ecology (MBE), Marine Ecosystems and Society (MES), Marine Geosciences (MGS), Meteorology and Physical Oceanography (MPO), and Ocean Sciences (OCE). Please see our website for more information about specific research assistantships and faculty interests:


The list below contains some of our available assistantships available in Fall 2020. Please note that this is not a complete list of opportunities. Prospective students are welcome to reach out to any individual faculty member or the graduate program director to learn more.

The majority of Ph.D. students are supported as Graduate Research Assistants during their tenure (typically 5 years). These assistantships provide an annual salary of $30,312, and tuition and health insurance is provided for all students. All applications received prior to January 1, 2020 will be reviewed. In order to increase the chance of an assistantship, applications are encouraged by December 1, 2019.

We are visiting these campuses and locations over the next few months for recruitment:

October 31: Texas A&M – College Station

November 1: Texas State University / San Marcos, TX

November 4: University of Texas / Austin, TX


November 12: University of Oregon / Oregon State University / Eugene, OR / Newport, OR / Charleston, OR

November 13: University of Portland / Portland State University / Lewis and Clark

November 14: University of Washington / Seattle, WA

November 15: University of British Columbia / Vancouver, Canada

November 18: UC-San Diego, University of San Diego, San Diego State University

November 19: UC-Santa Barbara, Pepperdine University

November 20-22: Los Angeles, CA / UCLA, USC, Scripps College, California State University – Long Beach


December 9-13: AGU Conference / San Francisco, CA (possibly travel as far as Monterey Bay)


January 10-16: AMS Annual Meeting 2020 / Boston, MA


February 16-21: Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 / San Diego, CA


Master of Professional Science (take the same courses as Ph.D. and MS students, but instead of a thesis/dissertation, you do an internship/research in the field with organizations such as NOAA, NPS, NGOs, etc. and 94% of students have a job in the field 6 months after graduation). These applications are still open for Fall 2019 start until July 23rd:


Degree Programs

o    Applied Remote Sensing

o    Aquaculture

o    Broadcast Meteorology

o    Coastal Zone Management

o    Exploration Science

o    Fisheries Management and Conservation

o    Marine Conservation

o    Marine Mammal Science

o    Natural Hazard and Catastrophe Analytics

o    Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management

o    Underwater Archaeology

o    Climate and Society

o    Weather Forecasting


Potential students can apply to both Ph.D./MS and MPS degrees (no extra costs from the original application fee). Just make sure to click the button inside the PhD/MS application. Applications can be found here:


Any questions, please ask! I'm more than willing to facetime, Skype, text, or just chat on the phone to help you out. Excited to chat with you all about the programs!!!





Josh Coco, Ed. D.

Executive Director, Rosenstiel School

Tel: (305) 421.4002

Fax: (305) 421.4711



University of Miami

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science


4600 Rickenbacker Causeway

Miami, FL 33149-1031

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