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Ph.D. Research Assistantships in climate and agricultural modeling in the Atmospheric Science Graduate Program at Rutgers University

By Alan Robock posted 21 days ago

  

Ph.D. Research Assistantships in climate and agricultural modeling in the Atmospheric Science Graduate Program at Rutgers University

 

The Rutgers Impact Studies of Climate Intervention (RISCI) lab seeks three motivated students to work on our projects to study the impacts of anthropogenic stratospheric aerosols on climate.  We are studying proposed climate intervention with sulfate aerosols, and the impacts of soot that would be generated by fires in cities and industrial regions as a result of nuclear war.  The work is funded by the National Science Foundation, the Open Philanthropy Project, and SilverLining

 

For more details, visit https://sites.rutgers.edu/risci-lab/research-assistantships/ .

 

The ideal candidate will already hold an M.S. degree in atmospheric science, climate science, agricultural modeling, or a related science, have experience with climate or agricultural modeling, have computer programming skills, such as with Fortran, python, GrADS, Matlab, or other similar computer languages, and have excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral. 

 

All our graduate students receive a generous salary, currently $33,170 per year, full tuition, and benefits, including health care.  We also have funds for travel to scientific conferences, as soon as travel can begin again.

 

To apply, create in a single pdf document the following:

 

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in pursuing this degree
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial transcripts
  4. Unofficial GRE scores
  5. List of three professional references and their contact information

 

Send the file, and any questions, to Prof. Alan Robock, robock@envsci.rutgers.edu .

Formal application to our graduate program at Rutgers University is required after your selection.  Please read about our Atmospheric Science Graduate Program at http://envsci.rutgers.edu/academics/atmos_grad/

 

Application review will start immediately, and a successful applicant may start as early as Spring 2021.

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