Summer research assistant position in urban hydrology/biogeochemistry
An hourly research assistant (undergraduate or graduate) is needed for
the summer of 2013 for projects in watershed hydrology at UMBC.
Student will assist with collection and analysis of hydrologic data.
Work will include maintaining sensors and data loggers; conducting
stream tracer studies; processing water quality samples in the
laboratory, and maintaining databases in the GIS lab.
Qualifications: A successful applicant should have some prior
experience working in the field or the lab on projects related to
hydrology or biogeochemistry. Applicants must be in good physical
condition and able to carry bulky equipment over hilly terrain.
Tolerance of heat, humidity, deer ticks, and poison ivy should be
anticipated. A driverís license is required. Experience in
GIS, MS Excel, MATLAB, or programming is desirable.
Compensation: Pay depends on experience and qualifications.
Dates: Mid-May until the end of August; full-time or part-time (2-3 full days/week, not half-days) will be considered.
How to Apply: To apply for this position, please email the following
Dr. Claire Welty at email@example.com: (1) a cover letter outlining your
qualifications for this position; (2) your current resume including
names of three professional references; and (3) academic transcripts.
Application Deadline: Applications will be considered immediately until the positions are filled.
Graduate Research Assistant
PhD student position is available for a NSF Water Sustainability and
Climate project investigating the impacts of regional climate
variability and patterns of urban development on the urban water cycle
and nutrient export. A PhD student interested in urban
hydrology/modeling will work with Drs. Claire Welty and Andrew Miller
at UMBC in Departments of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering/Geography
and Environmental Systems. The student will have opportunities to
interact with collaborators at the Baltimore Ecosystem Study Long-Term
Ecological Research project. Interested applicants should contact
Dr. Claire Welty at firstname.lastname@example.org.