Apply before: 1 December 2023
PhD or MS Assistantship
1 December 2023
Graduate students will earn a degree in Natural Resources (https://www.uvm.edu/rsenr/graduate_programs) from the University of Vermont and will be situated in the interdisciplinary Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Lab (https://www.uvm.edu/rsenr/rubensteinlab). The project is in collaboration with faculty and students at SUNY Plattsburgh and will draw on the team’s interdisciplinary skills and expertise. Research in the Watershed Lab (https://all-geo.org/jefferson/) focuses on hydrology and geomorphology in human-altered landscapes. The lab values and supports diverse identities, experiences, and needs.
Qualifications: B.S. or M.S. in environmental science, geology, geography, water resources, natural resources, or related field, and strong interest in pursuing research related to plastic pollution with a physical science focus. Students should have strong quantitative and writing skills, interest in field work around water in a range of weather conditions, and the patience and attention to detail for careful laboratory analyses.Application: Submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications and interest in the project, along with a resume or CV, and unofficial transcript to Dr. Anne Jefferson (firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 1, 2023. In addition, assistantship selection is dependent upon acceptance to the UVM graduate school.