Doctoral student positions at San Diego State University

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Mision de San Diego de Alcala, BAJA CALIFORNIA
Deadline: 24 Nov 2019

The Departments of Geography at San Diego State University (SDSU) and University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are seeking applicants for Doctoral degrees in climate and hydrology starting in Fall 2020.

Successful applications will work with Dr. Trent Biggs (hydrology) and/or Dr. Fernando De Sales (climate modeling) and will be involved in an interdisciplinary project on the relationships between deforestation, water resources, and farmer livelihoods in the Amazon Rainforest.  The positions are sponsored by an NSF-CNH project grant; and include registration fees, tuition, and stipend.

Applicants must possess (or expect to possess by the Fall 2020) a Master's degree in Geography, Environmental or Earth Science, Environmental Engineering, Atmospheric Sciences, or a related field.

Strong skills in oral and written communication are required. Experience in climate data analysis and  knowledge of climate modeling are preferred.  The positions are open to residents and international students.

Information on the SDSU-UCSB Joint Doctoral Program can be found at

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