Ph.D. positions in watershed hydrology - Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana University, Indiana, United States
Apply before: 1 January 2024

I am looking for 1-2 Ph.D. students to join my hydroclimatology research group in the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington, starting in Fall 2024. Research topics will include watershed hydrology, drought monitoring, impacts of climate change on water availability, etc. For more information, please check out my professional website or my google scholar profile.

Qualifications for the candidate include a master’s or bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geography, hydrology, climatology, civil engineering, water resources, or a related discipline. Proficiency in basic scripting/programming languages such as Python, R, MATLAB, or similar, is preferred. Excellent analytical and modeling skills, including experience in hydrologic modeling, Earth System Models, and geospatial data analysis is also preferred.

For interested applications, please send Dr. Zhiying Li ( an email including details about your research experience in climate and hydrology, your curriculum vitae (CV), unofficial transcripts, and, if applicable, your TOEFL score as a non-native English speaker. Details about the Ph.D. program in Environmental Science and admission requirements at O’Neill School at IUB can be found at here. Applications open September 1, 2023, and end on January 1, 2024.

About IUB: Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) is the flagship campus of IU’s seven campuses and two regional centers statewide. It was ranked No. 72 in National Universities according to the 2023 U.S. News Rankings. IUB, located in Bloomington, IN, is a Carnegie Foundation Research University with “very high research activity” (R1). Bloomington also ranks as one of the nation’s best places to live, study, and visit.

Zhiying Li

Assistant Professor
O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Indiana University Bloomington
702 N. Walnut Grove Ave, Room 418, MSB-II
Bloomington, IN 47405-2204;

Of interest for:
  • Terrestrial Working Group
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group